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 3.16.15

Dom discussed Bill Ayers speaking at Penn State, a suspect arrested in Ferguson for the shooting of two police officers, American Sniper being called racist and hostile, pro-second amendment rally in Bala Cynwyd,President Obama seeing 2 years of higher education free and universal, Mayoral candidate Jim Kenney endorsed by the teacher’s union, Facebook’s “fat” emoji icon. At 10,George Parry joined to discuss Robert Durst’s confession. At 11, Senator Joe Scarnati joined discussing Bill Ayers.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/16/2015

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The Key To 2016

There is no magic formula for Republicans to win the White House in 2016. However, every time I have RNC Chairman Reince Priebus on my show we agree a key word is outreach.


Dom Show Log 3.13.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Springhouse,PA. Dom discussed reactions by President Obama and Reverend Al Sharpton on the Ferguson cop shootings, a Veteran under fire for wrapping their child in an American Flag, the market of marijuana smokers not the stereotypical college student, Collin Cowherd bashing Philadelphia. At 10:47, Neal Zoren with what’s on TV. At 11, Executive Director of Inter Faith Group of Greater Philadelphia, joined to discuss the anti-Islamic ads on SEPTA. At 1130, Game of the week. At 11:47, Navy Seal Eric Greitens joined discussing his new book “Resilience.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/13/2015

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Political Consultant: Hillary Clinton Controversy Won’t Determine Who The 2016 Democratic Candidate Is

Dom Giordano talked to legal adviser and political consultant Lanny Davis on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton’s decision to use a private email address to conduct her business as Secretary of State during President Obama’s first term.


Dom Show Log 3.12.15

Dom discussed the shooting in Ferguson,Mo of 2 police officers, protester mocking the police seconds after the shooting, the investigation of the Secret Service, if Hillary Clinton is the nominee, the Republican looking fresher and more appealing, Will Ferrell playing MLB baseball, Al Sharpton speaking out on the Ferguson police shooting, SEPTA fighting anti-Islam ads,restaurants abandoning tipping for higher wages. At 9, Fox News’ Bret Baier, joined discussing the Hillary emails and his coming special on ISIS. At 10, Lanny Davis discussed the Hillary Clinton emails. At 10:47, Inside the Mind of Dom.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/12/2015

Dom Show Log 3.11.15

Dom discussed this morning, Hillary Clinton’s email scandal, the group of Democrats that could benefit from this scandal, students of SAE fraternity in Oklahoma being expelled from the University, Moorestown police looking to upgrade to military grade equipment the AP suing the State Department to get access to Hillary’s records, Senator Tom Cotton challenging Vice President Biden on a deal with Iran. At 10:35, Angelo Cataldi discussing Nick Foles. At 11, Robert Doar of American Enterprise Institute, discussed child care payments under the Obama administration.


The statue of former Penn State University football coach Joe Paterno. (Credit: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images)

Dom Giordano: ‘I’m Not Always Going To Agree With Listeners, But I’m Always Willing To Engage And Listen’

This week’s column underlines why there is no medium like talk radio because of the relationship between hosts and listeners.


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Dr. Paul Offit: Anti-Vaccine Parents Should Not Be Given Legal Protection Of Religion

Dr. Paul Offit, author of Bad Faith: When Religious Belief Undermines Modern Medicine spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about his new book and the outrage that he has seen as of late directed against people who chose not to vaccinate their children.


A woman arrives to vote at a polling center in the Mendham Township Fire Department in Mendham, New Jersey on election day. (Credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Tufts Professor: I Just Want Kids To Vote Before Age 18 And Before They Leave School

Peter Levine, the Associate Dean for Research and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship and Public Affairs in Tufts University, told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano that he is in favor of lowering the voting age to 16 or 17.


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Rand Paul Hopes To Put President Obama In A Position Of Strength In Iran Negotiations

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about his win at CPAC and the role that young people had in it.


Dom Show Log 3.5.15

Dom discussed Ben Carson’s comments on CNN that being gay is a choice, Admiral Sestak announcing his campaign to challenge Senator Toomey, New York Schools closing for 2 Muslim holidays. is this one of the more brutal winters we’ve faced, Hilary Clinton’s personnel email usage while Secretary of State, enforcing cell phone usage laws while driving, Ringling Bros eliminating the elephants act, Yale Police internal invesigation on the son of Charles Blow’s son, Attorney General Holder finding racial tensions in Ferguson, Maryland couple charged with child neglect, and the Supreme Court hearing oral arguments to the challenge on Obama Care. At 10, Mayor Randy Brown joined to discuss the report that his town won’t allow questions in Town Halls. At 10:30, Kate Bilo of CBS3 updating the snow storm. At 11:15, Senator Rand Paul joined Dom discussing CPAC, the Clinton’s and Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/05/2015

Dom Show Log 3.4.15

Dom discussed the major networks responses to Prime Minister Netenyahu’s speech to Congress, Iran’s true threat to Israel, America and the World, Governor Wolf’s tax plan,notable Alumni’s at your own high school, At 10 Congressman Ryan Costello discussed the bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security. At 10:47, Senator Pat Toomey discussed the administrations deal with the Iranians and Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/04/2015

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PA Speaker Mike Turzai: ‘Gov. Wolf’s Budget Is “Disrespectful Of People’s Hard Earned Tax Dollars”‘

Pennsylvania’s Speaker of the House Mike Turzai spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s midday host Dom Giordano about Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget .


Dom Show Log 3.3.15

Dom discussed Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech to Congress,Democratic opposition to the speech,President Obama’s negotiations with Iran not showing support for Israel and PM Netanyahu, Evesham,NJ not allowing questions at town hall meetings,Speaker John Boehner allowing a clean bill for the Department of Homeland Security. At 10, Speaker Mike Turzai discussing Governor Wolf’s budget. At 10:35, Attorney Alan Dershowitz gave a live report from Washington before Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech. At 11, live from Washington Prime Minister Netanyahu.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/03/2015

In file photo: SRC Chariman Bill Green (credit: CBS3)

Replaced SRC Chair Bill Green: ‘Would’ve Been Nice To Have Been Asked To Step Aside’

Governor Tom Wolf has replaced School Reform Commission (SRC) chair Bill Green with Marjorie Neff, voiding his 5 year contract.