Aaron Coleman

Aaron Coleman

Aaron has been working with RCRG since August of 2008 covering various news and sporting events. He graduated in 2003 from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron. He then went onto the University of Akron in May of 2008 with a degree in Radio/TV & Media Productions and a minor in Psychology. It was at WZIP & ZTV where Aaron developed a passion for radio especially Sports Radio. While attending the University of Akron you could hear Aaron on Sundays doing the "Sports Power Talk" program. Aaron covers City Hall, County Council and Akron School Board beats and handles traffic updates weekday afternoons on 1590 WAKR, 97.5 WONE and 94.9 WQMX. You can contact Aaron through the newsroom 330-864-6397 or email acoleman@rcrg.net

Hoban Coach Tim Tyrrell spoke with WAKR's Aaron Coleman about the upcoming high school football season and their week one matchup with Firestone on the campus of Hoban's Dowed Field.

 

Gerry Rardin head coach of the Walsh Jesuit Warriors spoke about the season, the upgrades to the stadium, and the team's outlook for the season.

 

KSU President Dr. Beverly Warren spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner about the first day of classes at Kent State University.

She spoke about the challenges in higher education, the technology students have at their fingertips, and the positivity surrounding this year's freshman class.

 


 

Dr. Tim Stover, President and CEO of Akron General Medical Center, spoke with WAKR Ray Horner about Cleveland Clinic becoming a minority owner of Akron General Medical Center and what that means for patients here in Akron and Summit County.

 

Pat Simmons, the outgoing Akron Zoo President And CEO spoke about her 30 years in Akron and her relationship with the community. She will be leaving for North Carolina in September to take a job at the Asheboro Zoo.

 

Gregg Mervis, the President and CEO of the Akron Convention and Visitors Bureau spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner about the results of a survey discussing the travel and tourism impact in Summit County.

 

Fighting Irish Head Coach Dan Boarman spoke with WAKR's Aaron Coleman about the upcoming prospects for the season and still keeping that edge after winning back-to-back state championships.

 

 

Barberton HS Coach Tony Gotto spoke with WAKR's Aaron Coleman about the season, their expectations, and their opponent in week 1, the Cuyahoga Falls Black Tigers.

 

John Tanksley, the head coach of the Norton Panthers spoke with Aaron Coleman about the upcoming season.

 

 

Mark Nori, the head coach of the Stow Bulldogs, says he plans on his team picking up where they left off last year with their playoff run and successful regular season.

 

Dr. Gary Riggs, our veterinarian and the founder of Wild4Ever, spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner about the presence of rabies in animals and how the rabies vaccine is distributed.

 

WAKR's Ray Horner spoke with Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic about he and Police Chief James Nice seeking a nationwide policy change as it relates to police/civilian shootings.

 The Mayor says that by having a third party involved, matters like this can be solved objectively.

Jason Mass, a documentary maker, spoke with WAKR's Ray Horner to discuss the Akron Vulcans football team, who played at Akron's venerable Rubber Bowl.

He had discovered an interesting story with the Vulcans and the Rubber Bowl, and will be in Akron filming and gathering additional background.