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.

Thursday, 19 August 2021 10:21

Bases & Balls with Jim Rosenhaus - 8/20/2021

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Time now for Bases & Balls, a weekly segment with WAKR's Ray Horner and Tribe broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus! Today, Rosey and Ray looked at the bullpen overall, the impact of utility player Ernie Clement, and the upcoming game at the site of the Little League World Series in Williamsport against…
Akron mayor Dan Horrigan joins the Ray Horner Morning Show each Thursday morning around 7:10, and he answers the most pressing questions the residents have, especially with everything virus-related happening both locally and abroad. Horrigan first talked about the continued development and projects happening in the greater Akron area, especially…
Wednesday, 18 August 2021 07:24

Hey Bobby! - 8/18/2021

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Time now for Hey Bobby!, a weekly Cleveland Indians segment with VP Bob DiBiasio and WAKR's Ray Horner. Today, Bobby and Ray talked about the Greater Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame, last week's unveiling of the Rocky Colavito statue, and the history behind the name Indians. Hey Bobby! is powered…
Tuesday, 17 August 2021 07:37

Third Vaccine Dose to Be Made Available

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There had been rumors of a third booster shot for those who received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines as early as the spring, and it appears that rumors will become facts, Donna Skoda is the commissioner at Summit County Public Health, and she joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to…
Monday, 16 August 2021 07:53

Back-To-School Fashion Trends

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Students are heading back into the classrooms all over the country, and that means it is time for some back-to-school shopping. That shopping does not stop at school supplies; it has to do with fashion, as well. Marji Wachowiak is with the fashion design department at Kent State University, and…
Friday, 13 August 2021 09:01

Bases & Balls with Jim Rosenhaus - 8/13/2021

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Time now for Bases & Balls, a weekly segment with WAKR's Ray Horner and Tribe broadcaster Jim Rosenhaus! Today, Rosey joins the show over the phone to talk about the impact of Myles Straw in the outfield, how Amed Rosario's flexibility has paid off, and Bobby Bradley's comeback. Bases &…
As the fall approaches and the Delta variant continues to spread, there is much concern about children in schools, as they are the group mostly, if not completely, unvaccinated. Dr. Donald Dumford is an infectious disease specialist at Cleveland Clinic Akron General, and he joined the Ray Horner Morning Show…
Imagine a world without plastic waste.  It could happen, according to Assistant Professor of Polymer Science at the University of Akron Dr. Junpeng Wang. Listen now to find out more about his groundbreaking research on a new way to make and infinitely recycle plastic. We'll also hear from MAGNET President and CEO,…
They want to start a Civil War. That's what law enforcement experts, including Author and nationally known Security Consultant, Paul Viollis, say is behind a disturbing increase in violent militia and hate group activity in America.  He talked about it with WAKR Morning Show Host, Ray Horner, in response to…
Akron mayor Dan Horrigan held his State of the City address on Monday where he covered the major bullet points, from housing and infrastructure to pandemic response. The mayor joined the Ray Horner Morning Show to break down what was mentioned during his address, which was held inside at the…
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