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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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VATICAN CITY, VATICAN - FEBRUARY 14:  Pope Francis attends a meeting with engaged couples from all over the world gathered today, on the feast of St. Valentine, in St. Peter's Square   on February 14, 2014 in Vatican City, Vatican. During the event, organised by the Pontifical Council for the Family, Pope Francis emphasised that living together is 'an art, a patient, beautiful and fascinating journey' which can be summarized in three words: please, thank you and sorry.  (Photo by Franco Origlia/Getty Images)

Rick Santorum On Pope Francis’ Letter On Climate Change: ‘Leave The Science To The Scientist’

Former Pennsylvania senator and presidential hopeful Rick Santorum spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about Pope Francis ahead of the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia this fall.


Dom Show Log 6.1.15

Dom discussed the Patriot Act expiring last night, a drone being used during yesterday’s Phillies game, Chester wanting more economic development form the Philadelphia Union, pressure on the state to re-evaluate the keystone test, the 10 “cracka commandments.” At 9, Senator Rick Santorum joined discussing his campaign for President. At 10, Trisha Pellicciotti joined discussing the fight in Juniata Park that involved her family. At 10:47, Inside the Mind. At 11, Jake Tapper joined discussing Bernie Sanders and Presidential politics.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/01/2015

Dom Show Log 5.29.15

Dom discussed Chip Kelly’s press conference yesterday, the Scripps spelling bee finals, Chris Cuomo’s interview with Pamela Geller, immigrants coming in from Mexico, Orange County School District monitoring student’ social media. At 10:47, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies. At 11:35, game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/29/2015

Dom Show 5.28.15

Dom discussed possible candidates for Patriot of the year, Wawa’s July 4th on the Parkway, Senator Rick Santorum announcing his candidacy for President, fascination with the Scripps Spelling Bee, Reverend Al Shaprton blaming climate control or God’s rebuke for the Texas floods. At 9, Judge Andrew Napolitano joined discussing the NSA surveillance. At 11, Mischele Lewis joined discussing the bill she is behind for “sexual assault by fraud.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/28/2015

File Photo Muslim protesters holding up a "Jihad" sign. (Credit: CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

American Freedom Defense Initiative Pres. On Muhammad Cartoons: If We Surrender Now, Freedom Of Speech Is A Relic

Pamela Geller, President of American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about her organization’s new campaign to have cartoon depictions of the Prophet Muhammad on buses in Washington, D.C.


Dom Show Log 5.27.15

Dom discussed salary negotiations for the first time employee, Republicans trying to win campaigns in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Ann Coulter with Jorge Ramos on immigration in America, Governor Wolf getting backing from law enforcement on his pre-kindergarten education plan. At 9:35, State Rep. Mike Regan joined discussing the proposal to rename a bridge after Joe Paterno,a bill proposed by Congressman Lou Barletta that would prevent veterans convicted of crimes being buried next to other soldiers. At 10, Melissa Murray-Bailey joined discussing her campaign for Mayor of Philadelphia. At 11, Christine Flowers joined discussing Stephen Kenney’s editorial in the Daily News directed at her. At 11:35, Pamela Geller, President of American Freedom Defense Initiative, joined discussing her plan to put the cartoon of Muhammad on advertisements.


Dom Show Log 5.25.15

Dom from Andy’s Diner in Springhouse,Pa. Dom discussed politicians being asked if the Iraq war was worth it, PA lawmaker proposing to rename a bridge after late Penn State coach, Joe Paterno, the better war film, Saving Private Ryan or American Sniper, big list of top shore points in New Jersey, Pope Francis issuing a statement on climate change, PennDot installing work zone speed cameras. At 10, Joe Gale, running for Montgomery County Commissioner, joined Dom discussing his win. At 11, the great shore debate.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/25/2015

Jim Kenney (credit: Tim Jimenez)

Pennsylvania Working Families Director: ‘Our Message Of Keeping Philly Schools Public Helped Kenney Win’

Kati Sipp, the Director of Pennsylvania Working Families, spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about the effect that she feels that her organization had on Jim Kenney winning the Democratic primary for mayor of Philadelphia.


Dom Show Log 5.22.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Trevose. Dom discussed democrats in Philadelphia supporting a ban on hate speech a new scrabble dictionary, At 9:35, Director of Pennsylvania Working Familes, Katie Sipp, joined discussing the Jim Kenney win in Philadelphia. At 10, Archbishop Chalres Chaput joined discussing the coming visit of the Pope in Philadelphia. At 10:17, Colonel Tom Manion joined discussing his book “Brother’s Forever” out in paperback. At 10:47, Neal Zoren with what’s on TV. At 11. Dr. Richard Land joined on the Boy Scouts President saying the ban on gay leaders should be lifted.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/22/2015

File photo. (Credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

La Salle Student Shares Her Story Of Overcoming Long Odds To Graduate

Perry told Dom Giordano on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT her hard beginnings are what gave her the resolve to complete her education.


Dom Show Log 5.21.15

Dom discussed Jim Kenney attending a fundraiser to target poverty, Senator Rand Paul filibustering yesterday against the Patriot Act, St. Joseph’s University under investigation for hazing on their softball team, local newspapers closing in on a strike, television shows that you were upset about when the went off the air. At 9:35, Tony O’Connell joined discussing the protest against Berlin,Nj officials for cancelling the fireworks display. At 10:50, Inside the Mind of Dom.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/21/2015

Dom Show Log 5.20.15

Dom discussed Jim Kenney winning the democratic nominee for Mayor in Philadelphia, Joe Gale getting the Republican nomination for county commissioner for Montgomery county, water guns being banned by the Boy Scouts, Hillary Clinton breaking her silence with the media. At 9:35, Assemblyman Declan O’Scanlon joined discussing his proposal for self-serve gas stations in New Jersey. At 10, Joe Gale joined discussing his election result in Montgomery County.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/20/2015

Dom Show Log 5.19.15

Dom discussed Senator Rand Paul’s visit to Philadelphia, primary election day in Philadelphia, Governor Christie on the Patriot Act, cursive writing in schools, independent voters in primary elections, Temple University opening Confucius institute, Duke University professor put on leave of absence for his comments on minorities.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/19/2015

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Rand Paul At WPHT Speaker Series

Kentucky Senator and 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Rand Paul appeared at the National Constitution Center as part of Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Speaker Series with Dom Giordano.


Dom Show Log 5.15.15

Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Springhouse. Dom discussed President Obama’s visit to Camden on Monday, the latest on the Amtrak derailment in Port Richmond, Rep. Steve Santarsiero proposing to cut funding to schools that don’t support Israel, Bill Cosby breaking his silence on “Good Morning America,” George Stephanopoulos apologizing for not disclosing his donations to the Clinton Foundation. At 10, Hassane Muhammad from Black Lawyers for Justice, joined discussing the recent controversies of police and black men. At 10:47, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies. At 11:35, game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/15/2015