Ray Horner Morning Show

wakr rayRay has been the WAKR Morning host for since 2000 after a successful career in the Erie , Pennsylvania market as a Host and Operation Manager for WAKR/ WZPR / WMDE radio in Meadville, Pennsylvania. Ray won the Pennsylvania Association of Broadcasters Sportscaster of the year two times and is currently the play-by-play voice of Hiram College Athletics. Ray has been involved in Big Brothers and Big Sisters, Akron Children's Concert Society, Akron Public Schools, and The Embrace Care Clinic. Ray loves baseball, outdoor activities and spending time with his four children, Elizabeth, Rocco, Ava and Gia. Ray, his wife, Melissa and the children live in Wadsworth, Ohio.


Wednesday, 08 April 2020 08:53

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/8/2020 Part 1

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:17 - Ray Horner kicks off Wednesday’s show with the latest statistics on the fight against COVID-19. 4:24 - Dr. Thomas File from Summa Health is an expert on infectious diseases, and with the spread of the Coronavirus, he sure has his work cut out for him. 10:39 - While…
Wednesday, 08 April 2020 08:51

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/8/2020 Part 2

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:17 - Each week, Ray Horner invites the mayor of Akron, Dan Horrigan, to the show to update the listeners on the city’s fight against COVID-19, which includes social distancing. 7:48 - Outside of those afflicted with the virus, the hardest hit out there are the small and local businesses,…
Tuesday, 07 April 2020 08:19

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/7/2020

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:17 - The President and medical experts both local and national are saying this should be the worst week for COVID-19. However, the models and projections aren’t always corresponding with each other. 5:34 - She may be retired from the Summit County Health Department, but Dr. Margo Erme still provides…
Monday, 06 April 2020 08:53

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/6/2020

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:17 - Ray gives a recap of the weekend in Coronavirus talk, which included losing famous clubfooted NFL kicker Tom Dempsey. 6:07 - Congressman Tim Ryan paid the show a visit to discuss the economic impact of the Coronavirus shutdown. Rep. Ryan touched on the possibility the US can regain…
Friday, 03 April 2020 09:23

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-3-20 Featured

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New tech to combat COVID-19, "Zoom-bombing", and police using Amazon Ring home surveillance video to fight crime.
Friday, 03 April 2020 08:44

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/3/2020

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:17 - Globally, the Coronavirus has surpassed the one million infected mark. The morning show panel, featuring Ryan Lang today and producer Tony, talked about that, as well as the increased security around Dr. Anthony Fauci. 4:26 - Small businesses are being hit hard during this lockdown, but Summit County…
Thursday, 02 April 2020 09:04

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/2/2020 Part 1

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:17 - Besides the toilet paper and hand soap/sanitizer industries, alcohol sales are also way up. Could this lead to harm down the road once the lockdowns and quarantines are lifted? 4:41 - We’ve heard about the effects COVID-19 has on the human body, from those asymptomatic and the immunocompromised.…
Thursday, 02 April 2020 09:02

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/2/2020 Part 2

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:17 - The first responders are in the thick of COVID-19 and have to take extra precautions. Akron Police chief Ken Ball joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to discuss the proper protocol the police force is using, and how they are governing the social distancing guidelines. 6:26 - While…
Wednesday, 01 April 2020 08:43

Ray Horner Podcast - 4/1/2020

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:17 - This week, Ray has interviewed some of the heads of our local hospitals, including Summa Health and Akron Children’s Hospital. Today, Dr. Brian Harte from Cleveland Clinic-Akron General talked about working with the other hospitals during this COVID-19 outbreak. 8:18 - Also locally, Akron mayor Dan Horrigan called…
Tuesday, 31 March 2020 08:58

Ray Horner Podcast - 3/31/2020

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:17 - Each afternoon on WAKR, we carry Governor Mike DeWine’s press briefings, where he’s often joined by Dr. Amy Acton. The governor called into the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk more about social distancing, the “hot spots” around the state and region, and the manufacturing coming out of…
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