Dom Giordano


Weekdays: 9 a.m. – 12 noon

Which Philadelphia talk show host can judge the Miss Kensington Pageant one day, and talk with Mayor Michael Nutter about a “New Day” in Philadelphia? Philadelphia marvel Dom Giordano. Dom offers an intelligent “guy next door” sensibility that’s as comfortable as your favorite chair. Born and raised in South Philly, Dom’s local flavor makes him one of the region’s best-connected media personalities. Dom Giordano’s mix of compelling topics, great local callers and provocative guests produces fascinating talk radio. Dom began his unique path to broadcasting as a high school teacher in the Delaware Valley, where he received widespread media coverage for his innovative teaching and motivational techniques with his students.

Giordano was hired at WWDB Radio in 1987, becoming the country’s first teacher-turned-talk show host. “Talkers Magazine” named Dom one of the Top 100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America for five years. Dom is a frequent guest commentator on the Fox News Channel, CNN’s “Talkback Live”, Court TV, “It’s Your Call” on Comcast’s CN8, NBC-10 News, and WHYY-TV 12 News Programs. Dom is a frequent fill in host for the Lou Dobbs Radio Show and formerly for the Radio Factor with Bill O’Reilly. Dom also writes frequent columns for newspapers throughout the region, including “The Philadelphia Inquirer”, “The Bucks County Courier Times”, “The Main Line Times”, and “The Northeast Times”. Dom lives in Germantown with his wife Rosemary, and their two sons, Luke and DJ.

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Dom Show Log 7.31.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Springhouse. Dom discussed Cardinal Dolan’s op-ed towards Donald Trump and Nativism, Father Marcel Guranizo apologizing to Trump for Cardinal Dolan’s comments, petition to the White House about Cecil the lion waiting for a response from President Obama, Americans reporting they have a form of disability. At 10:47, Neal Zoren joined with what’s on TV. At 11, Al Taubenberg, running for city council member at-large, joined Dom discussed his op-ed on Donald Trump and his immigration views. At 11:35, Game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/31/2015

Dom Show Log 7.29.15

Dom discussed Governor Huckabee’s comments about the Holocaust, SEPTA lottery for the Pope visit, Cecil the Lion killed by a dentist, a third planned parenthood video released, Governor Scott Walker in Philadelphia yesterday, school bullies having the highest self-esteem. At 11:45, Senator Ted Cruz joined to discuss his new book “A Time For Truth.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/29/2015

Dom Show Log 7.28.15 (Ken Matthews)

Ken Matthews fills in for Dom. Ken discussed the police chase last night in Camden and then in Philadelphia, a proposal to eliminate the terms husband and wife, Donald Trump’s rape allegations, Hillary Clinton testifying on the embassy attack in Benghazi, President Obama saying he could win a third time,Colonel West speaking in Times Square, Pope Francis’ availability,

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/28/2015

Dom Show Log. 7.27.15 (Ken Matthews)

Ken Matthews filled in for Dom. Ken discussed the city of Reno replacing the American flag with the LGBT flag, an Atlanta recruiter shooting himself in the leg with his own gun, a leader in Allegheny County saying Pittsburgh has too many white people, USCIS clarifying that portions of the citizenship oath have been removed, proposal in Pennsylvania to protect citizens who break car windows,

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/27/2015

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Rand Paul Demands Vote To Defund Planned Parenthood

Paul told Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that the vote to strip Planned Parenthood of federal dollars should happen immediately.


Dom Show Log 7.24.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Trevose. Dom discussed Governor Wolf’s new choice for Chief of Staff, United States having a dim view on race relations, chilling out with the air conditioning. At 10, Attorney George parry joined to discuss the police officer telling Sandra Bland to put out her cigarette. At 10:30, Senator Rand Paul joined to discuss his call for the government to defund Planned Parenthood and the first GOP debate. At 10:47, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies. At 11:35, game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/24/2015

Dom Show Log 7.23.15

Dom discussed Governor Rick Perry calling Donald Trump a cancer of conservatism, Anderson Cooper’s interview with Donald Trump, the mom whose child was yelled at by a diner owner in Portland,Maine, Carly Florina on the bubble, Sandra Bland’s dashboard camera traffic stop released, Obama Administration allowing new citizens to skip parts of the citizens oath. At 10, Senator Pat Toomey joined discussing the Iran Nuclear deal. At 11, Speaker Mike Turzai joined discussing Planned Parenthood in Pennsylvania.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/23/2015

Pa. Senator Pat Toomey in file photo (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senator Pat Toomey Urges Senate To Reject Iranian Nuclear Deal

Toomey told Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT, that according to his reading of the language, the Iranians can discard the pact at their convenience.


Dom Show 7.22.15

Dom discussed the favorability drop of Pope Francis in the United States, Senator Rand Paul’s views on Planned Parenthood,Senator Rubio saying we already have a President with no class, Trump isn’t needed, Wawa’s request to sell beer in DelCo, a diner owner under fire for yelling a child to stop crying, Hillary Clinton dropping in swing-states. At 10, President of black men at UPenn joined discussing Martin O’Malley’s comment on all lives mattering.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/22/2015

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Dom Giordano Talks To Matt Brouillette From The Commonwealth Foundation

Brouillette, who also serves as Chairman for the Board of Trustees for the Fairness Center, said that they want the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to stop automatically deducting public employee union member’s dues from their paychecks.


Dom Show Log 7.21.15

Dom discussed Donald Trump appearing on The O’Reilly Factor, Planned Parenthood under fire for selling aborted Fetuses, Congressman Fitzpatrick proposing the change the poverty line in Pennsylvania, the Obama Administration applying new standards for energy efficiency with the dishwasher, 25th anniversary of the ADA act, SEPTA suspending ticket sales for the Pope visit. At 11:35, Producer Matt DeSantis joined discussing bringing his wine to a competitor restaurant

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/21/2015

Dom Show Log 7.17.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Conshohocken talks about Obama’s response to the Chattanooga shooting, the possible fallout from the Iran deal, and the Philadelphia Housing Authority banning smoking in all of its housing units. Joining Dom at 10:00 was Colonel Allen West who spoke about the Tennessee shooting and why all military instillation should have someone armed at the gate. At 10:45 TV critic Neal Zoren joined the program to discuss the Emmy Awards. At 11:20, Delaware senator Chris Coons (D) spoke to Dom about the Iranian deal and what it potentially means in the Middle East.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/17/2015

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Richard Trumka Calls For The End Of Wage Theft

Richard Trumka, President of the AFL-CIO, was in Philadelphia to address wage theft, the manipulation by employers to underpay or steal money from their employees.


Dom Show Log 7.10.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Springhouse. Dom discussed Jim Kenney’s comment to the Archdiocese on the firing of Margie Winters, Mayor Nutter returns from Mexico with thoughts on Donald Trump, Bill Cosby being removed from a mural in Philadelphia, Jeb Bush wants America to work longer hours, At 10, State Senator Daylin Leach joined discussing the firing of Margie Winters. At 10:47, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies. At 11:35, game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/10/2015

Dom Show Log 7.9.15

Dom discussed the bank robbery in Hatbox that ended with a town official shooting the suspect, finding an issue that make the Mayor’s race in Philadelphia contestable, President George W. Bush, charging $100,000 to speak at a Veteran’s Charity group, Fox News using National Polls for the first GOP debate, parents of students at Waldron Mercy Academy meeting in support of Margie Winters. At 11, Jimmie Walker, joined discussing Bill Cosby. At 11:35, John Longacre joined to discuss the city shutting down his pop-up beer gardens.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/09/2015