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 7.8.15

Dom discussed the firing of a teacher at Waldron Mercy Academy, Bill Cosby court documents being released, school lunch programs trying to change tastebuds and high sodium foods, Ariana Grande’s “I hate America” comment costing her for the MLB all-star game, Bill O’Reilly’s proposed Kate’s Law. At 11, Lisa Esler joined discussing her campaign to win the 161st district in Pennsylvania. At 11:35, JD Mullane, Bucks County Courier Times, joined discussing the incident with De’Andre Johnson.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/08/2015

Dom Show Log 7.6.15

Dom discussed the murder of a woman in San Francisco by an illegal immigrant, now being the right time to be an American, schools named after President Woodrow Wilson possibly getting name changes, Governor Christie wanting Senator Rand Paul at hearings if we have another terrorist attack, digital amnesia. At 10:47, Inside the Mind of Dom. At 11, Adam Carolla joined discussing his new book “Daddy Stop Talking.” At 11:20, Stu Bykofsky of Philly News, joined discussing sanctuary cities like Philadelphia and San Francisco.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/06/2015

Dom Show Log 7.3.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Trevose. Dom discussed the protestors at an Ann Coulter booking signing,President Obama praising a small business owner, tips to talk about Obamacare at your family BBQ, Donald Trump’s stricter rules of golf, Philadelphia police saying they’ll release names of officers involved in shootings. At 10:35, Victor Fiorillo of Philly Mag, joined discussing the Wawa Welcome America concert. At 11:35, game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/03/2015

Dom Show Log 7.2.15

Dom discussed fireworks being regulated to compensate soldiers with PTSD, an awkward question for parents during a kindergarten enrollment questionnaire. At 9:47, Mike Turzai joined discussing the Pennsylvania budget, Millenials having a majority to leave America. At 10, Lt. Col. Ralph Peters joined discussing his new book Valley of the Shadow. At 11, State Senator John Rafferty joined discussing his campaign for PA Attorney General.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/02/2015

Dom Show Log 7.1.15

Dom discussed Chris Christie not seeing an angry America, the top fast food restaurants in America, poll showing 33% of Americans would leave America, California signing a bill to mandate vaccinations. At 10, author Brad Thor joined discussing his new book “Code of Conduct.” At 10:47, Senator Pat Toomey joined to discuss the Supreme Court’s decisions last week and gun control. At 11, State Rep. Daryl Metcalfe joined discussing Mike Newall’s article on equal rights for the gay community in Pennsylvania.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–07/01/2015

(A toppled tree rests on the roof of a home in Gibbstown, NJ.  Photo by David Madden)

NJ Senator: Atlantic City Electric Was “Horrible” In Their Response To The Storms

State Senate President Steve Sweeney (D-3rd), told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that following the massive power outages from the storms on June 23rd, Atlantic City Electric (ACE) was “horrible” in comparison to PSE&G.


(A woman holds a rainbow sign in support of same-sex marriage outside the US Supreme Court.  (Photo by Alex Wong/ Getty Images)

Editorial Page Editor: ‘Anti-Gay Marriage Op-ed Ban Was More Of A Reminder For People To ‘Play Nice’

By Dom Giordano PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Jon Micek, Editorial Page Editor for PennLive spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the paper’s decision to not publish op-eds that are against the […]


Dom Show Log 6.29.15

Dom discused Pennlive newspaper under fire for not allowing op-eds against the Supreme Court ruling on gay marriage, Supreme Court ruling in favor to allow the execution drug midazolam, The watcher in Westfield,Nj, At 10, Editorial Page Editor for PennLive, Jon Micek joined discussing the paper’s decision to not publish op-eds against the gay marriage ruling. At 11, Jake Taper of CNN joined discussing his interview Donald Trump, the Supreme Court decisions, and the capture of David Sweat in New York. At 11:35, Greenwich Township Mayor, George Shivery, joined discussing the remaining power outages.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/29/2015

Dom Show Log 6.26.15

Dom lived from Andy’s Diner in Conshohocke. Dom discussed the President’s speech after the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare, the federalist writing a rebuttal article to gawker’s on Bristol Palin’s pregnancy announcement, Supreme Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage in the United States, At 10, Ed Haislmaier of the Heritage Foundation, joined discussing the Supreme Court’s decision on Obamacare. At 10:47, Neal Zoren with what’s on TV. At 11, Taya Kyle, joined to discuss the Patriot Tour coming to Trenton,NJ. At 11:35, game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/26/2015

Dom Show Log 6.25.15

Dom discussed fallout of banning the confederate flag building in the country, President Obama disrupted by a heckler, trading the Supreme Court decision on gay marriage for the Obamacare decision, Supreme Court ruling in favor of Obamacare, ranking every episode of Seinfeld.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/25/2015

Dom Show Log 6.24.15

Dom discussed the Confederate flag being banned in numerous businesses, stopping on the Wildwood boardwalk for the National Anthem, Senator Pat Toomey attempting to reattempt gun control laws, legislation passing in Delaware to allow illegal immigrants to obtain driver’s licenses, Dr. Ben Carson not wanting to discuss the gay-pride flag along with the confederate flag. At 10, Governor Scott Walker joined discussing his campaign for President. At 11:35, Terry Madonna of Franklin and Marshall College joined discussing his article on the 5 ways Pennsylvania could help determine the 2016 election.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/24/2015

Dom Show Log 6.23.15 (Ken Matthews)

Ken Matthews fills in for Dom. Ken discussed Governor Nikki Haley removing the confederate flag from the grounds of the State Capital in South Carolina, Geno’s Steaks asked to remove a confederate flag sticker on a motorcycle display, free speech on Facebook, grammar by Philadelphia Phillies’ fans, the new Pentagon military manual, House intelligence chairman Devin Nunes telling CBS the U.S. is facing the highest level of threat ever,

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/23/2015

Dom Show Log 6.22.15 (Ken Matthews)

Ken Matthews fills in for Dom. Ken discussed the Pope and Karl Rove making headlines are their thoughts on guns, Dylann Roof’s manifesto, Belgium doctors euthanizing patients without their knowledge, the search for the two prisoners in New York,

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/22/2015

Dom Show Log 6.19.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Springhouse. Dom discussed Philadelphia police officer, Sammy Brinson,going viral for helping two young girlswith their laundry, South Carolina State Rep. Todd Rutherford blaming Fox News for the shooter Dylann Storm Roof, Senator Bob Casey proposing to lower the poverty equation. At 10:47, Neal Zoren joined with What’s on TV. At 11, State Rep. Rick Saccone joined discussing “In God We Trust” in schools.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/19/2015

Dom Show 6.18.15

Dom discussed the Church shooting in Charleston,South Carolina, Treasury Secretary Lew announcing the new ten dollar bill, the Supreme Court ruling on a case for Confederate Flag license plates, removing “race” from the census, At 10, Wendell Young of UFCW Local 1776, joined to discuss the proposal to allow wine-by-mail in Pennsylvania.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/18/2015