Dom Giordano

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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 5.12.15

Dom discussed a PEW study finding a change in religions in the United States, Tom Brady suspended for “Deflate-Gate,” sudden acceleration causing accidents at a car wash, Governor Jeb Bush’s interview with Fox’s Megyn Kelly, Sister Helen Prejean testifying in the Boston Bombing trial, a drop in At 10, Former CIA Director, Michael Morell, joined to discuss his new book “The Great War of Our Time.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/12/2015

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Commonwealth Foundation President Matt Brouillette: Transparency Bills Finally Shines Light On Gov. Wolf’s Back Room Deals

Commonwealth Foundation and President, Matt Brouillette spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about Governor Tom Wolf’s budget and his “back room deals.”

05/11/2015

Dom Show Log 5.11.15

Dom discussed town’s involved with fracking seeing an increase in sexual disease, First Lady, Michelle Obama, openly speaking on race at Tuskegee University, 40 officers killed already in 2015, top baby names in 2014. SNL’s sketch on drawing the prophet Mohammad, funding schools in Pennsylvania. At 11, Executive Director of Keystone Research Center, Stephen Herzenberg joined discussing fracking causing a increase in sexual disease.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/11/2015

Dom Show Log 5.8.15

Dom discussed Bill O’Reilly saying that Jesus would not have sponsored the Pam Geller event in Texas, court ruling that the NSA data collection is illegal, a new “yes,means yes” campaign in colleges, best mom quotes. At 9:35, The Hulk, Lou Ferrigno, joined discussing Wizard World coming to Philadelphia. At 10, Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler, joined to discuss the new child protective laws in Pennsylvania. At 10:47, Neal Zoren with what’s on TV. At 11:35, Game of the Week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/08/2015

Dom Show Log 5.7.15

Dom discussed critics going after Pamela Geller, FBI issues tracking one of the Garland shooters, Wells’ report on “deflate-gate,” increase in opioid medication being prescribed, taking Mom to Hooters on Mother’s Day. At 10, Anjem Choudary joined Dom discussing Pam Geller and the shooting in Texas.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/07/2015

Dom Show Log 5.6.15

Dom discussed the unfair advantages kids have who are given advantages in life, special guest announcement coming to Andy’s Diner on Friday, Senator Toomey speaking on the Senate floor, standing up for police, Pam Geller getting scrutinized on Fox News for hosting the cartoon contest, Rutgers University wanting to diversify the mascot. At 10:47, Senator Pat Toomey joined to discuss Attorney General Lynch’s confirmation and his standing up for police speech.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/06/2015

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Rep. Jeff Miller On VA Hearings: It’s A Breakdown Not Only Of The VA But Of The Federal Government Across The Board

House Veterans’ Affairs Committee Chairman, Rep. Jeff Miller, told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT that the hearings on the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs office are a “tangled web” and that he and his colleagues are trying to get to the bottom of it.

05/05/2015

Dom Show Log 5.5.15

Dom discussed criminal background checks for school moms and volunteers, National Review contributor, Kevin Williamson wondering why the FBI wasn’t watching one of the suspects in Garland, Texas closer, national teacher appreciation day, man shot by his own gun while apprehended by Baltimore Police. At 11, Congressman Jeff Miller, joined discussing the Philadelphia VA hearings.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/05/2015

Dom Show Log 5.4.15

Dom discussed the shooting in Texas at a cartoon contest, Carly Fiorina and Dr. Ben Carson announcing for 2016 runs, Commissioner Ramsey finding difficulty to find minorities to join the police force, Mayor Nutter’s plan to spend more to help create jobs in the summer. At 9:35, Taya Kyle joined discussing her book “American Wife.” At 10, Peter Schweizer joined discussing his new book “Clinton Cash.” At 11:35, Alan Dershowitz joined to discuss the charges brought to the Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/04/2015

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Dom Giordano: The Biggest Lie In Baltimore

Probably the most insulting and offensive statement coming out of the Baltimore riots was one anchor telling the nation that she was told that the Baltimore Police Department had an influx of military vets returning from Afghanistan and Iraq and they were itching for battles.

05/04/2015

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Dom Giordano Talks To Leader Of Philadelphia Protest

Asa Khalif, one of the leaders of the “Philly is Baltimore” protests, promised demonstrations, like Thursday night’s march through Center City, would continue to draw attention to police brutality and misconduct in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray.

05/01/2015

Dom Show Log 5.1.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner. Dom discussed the Philly is Baltimore rally, throwing a watching party for the Mayweather, Pacquaio fight, Maryland State Attorney ruling Freddie Gray’s murder a homicide. At 9:35, Asa Khalif, a leader of yesterday’s rally, joined discussing the rally. At 10, Philly Mag, Maya Francis, joined discussing why she’ll not be watching Floyd Maweather. At 10:35, Angelo Cataldi of SportsRadio 94WIP, joined to discuss the Eagle’s draft. At 10:47, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies. At 11:35, Game of the week. At 11:47, Sergeant Matt Sonderman joined discussing the Walk for the Wounded and Warriors 5K run tomorrow.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/01/2015

Riot police line the street after curfew and dispensing tear gas the night following citywide riots over the death of Freddie Gray on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Freddie Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Philly Leader: ‘Luxury Of Ignoring Protests Is Not Peaceful; This Is Not Business As Usual’

Deandra Jefferson, Leader of Philadelphia Coalition for Racial, Economic, and Legal Justice says that “Philadelphia needs to care about what’s going on in Baltimore.”

04/30/2015

Dom Show Log 4.30.15

Dom discussed the developments in Baltimore, “Phily is Baltimore” rally, the NFL draft a form of socialist, a Colorado mom scrutinized by her daughter’s school for having Oreo’s in her daughter’s lunch. At 9:35, Deandra Jefferson, Leader of REAL, joined discussing the “Philly is Baltimore” rally. At 10, New York Post contributor, Kyle Smith, joined discussing the Baltimore Mom of the year.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–04/30/2015

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Pa. State Rep. Vereb On Revictimization Relief Act Ruling: “I’m Not Taking This As A Defeat, Rather A Speed Bump”

State Rep. Mike Vereb (R-150th) told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano this is “a fight and this is the first bell in this fight and we’re going to continue.”

04/29/2015

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