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.

 

Friday, 08 March 2024 07:34

Horner's Corner: Don Plusquellic

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Each month, Ray Horner will sit down and conduct in person interviews with Akron dignitaries of the past and present. This month, Don Plusquellic joined Ray. He talked about his time as Mayor of Akron, resigning, and more.
Shammas Malik, Mayor of Akron, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. The Mayor has been busy! He talked with Ray about his trip to DC, the future of the Interbelt, changes with the Akron Police and Fire Departments, and mental health.  
Wednesday, 06 March 2024 07:11

Super Tuesday Analysis

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Results from Super Tuesday are in. Dr. David Beer, Professor of Politicial Science, joined the Ray Horner Morning Show. He talked about the results, the GOP, President Biden, and more.      Dr. John Green, Professor of Political Science at the University of Akron, also joined the Ray Horner Morning…
Tuesday, 05 March 2024 08:45

Get Back to Guardians Week: Tom Hamilton

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Tom Hamilton joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about the team, opening day, and more! Tune in to the Ray Horner Morning Show each day for exclusive interviews with players, executives and broadcasters from the Cleveland Guardians! They’ll deliver team reports from Goodyear, Arizona and provide details for…
The Student Athlete of the Week segment is powered by NECA-IBEW and Akron Children’s Hospital. This week's athletes are from Stow-Monroe Falls High School. Samantha Tokar as a junior, a two time state qualifier for gymnastics, and a state qualifier in diving. She has also earned all-conference and all-district honors,…
Three times a day, Monday through Friday on the WAKR Morning Show, Ray Horner hosts a Women's History segment honoring First Ladies who have significantly contributed to our community and citizens! Featured here is Mary Todd Lincoln. Brought to you by the National First Ladies Library & Museum.   
Thursday, 07 March 2024 04:35

Frist Ladies Celebration: Jane Pierce

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Three times a day, Monday through Friday on the WAKR Morning Show, Ray Horner hosts a Women's History segment honoring First Ladies who have significantly contributed to our community and citizens! Jane Pierce is featured in this piece. Brought to you by the National First Ladies Library & Museum.  
Wednesday, 06 March 2024 04:22

First Ladies Celebration: Anna Harrison

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Three times a day, Monday through Friday on the WAKR Morning Show, Ray Horner hosts a Women's History segment honoring First Ladies who have significantly contributed to our community and citizens! Today, Ray featured Anna Harrison. Brought to you by the National First Ladies Library & Museum.  
Tuesday, 05 March 2024 05:35

First Ladies Celebration: Dolley Madison

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Three times a day, Monday through Friday on the WAKR Morning Show, Ray Horner hosts a Women's History segment honoring First Ladies who have significantly contributed to our community and citizens! Today, Ray featured Dolley Madison.   Brought to you by the National First Ladies Library & Museum.    
Monday, 04 March 2024 08:46

Business of the Week: Greystone Hall

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This week's Business of the Week is Greystone Hall, Downtown Akron Partnership. Gregg Mervis, President & CEO of the Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau joined Ray with the details.   
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