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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 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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The Dom Giordano Show: Alexis Miller, Senator Pat Toomey & Lou Dobbs | June 26

Dom discussed the new Republican health care bill, tipping more on feel-good stories, New Jersey school curriculum on interactions with Police,attempting to curb panhandling in Philadelphia and the Supreme Court hearing the case on President Trump’s travel ban. At 10, Alexis Miller of Black Lives Matter joined discussing a curriculum in schools on interactions with Police. At 10:45, Senator Pat Toomey joined discussing the Republican health care bill. At 11, Fox Business Network’s Lou Dobbs joined discussing his latest book ‘Putin’s Gambit.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/26/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Guest Host Ken Matthews | June 23

Ken Matthews sits in for Dom. Ken discussed the newest health care bill from the Republicans,Congress’ attempt to prevent airlines from removing passengers on planes, Bill Cosby’s planned town halls on avoiding sexual assault and the public assistance integrity act.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/23/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Ken Matthews Guest Hosts | June 22

Ken Matthews fills in for Dom. Ken discussed the uniqueness that Barron Trump is enjoying as a First Son PennDot unveils a new license design, the ANTIFA planning a protest in Gettysburg, China’s struggle to stop people from smoking and conservative groups being labeled as “hate groups.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/22/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Kevin Wall Guest Host | June 21

Kevin Wall fills in for Dom. Kevin discussed Karen Handel’s win in the Georgia 6th district election, Republicans deciding on a new health care bill, the testimony of former Secretary of DHS, Jeh Johnson, on the Russian hacking and free speech on campus being discussed by the Senate Judiciary Committee.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/21/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: John Goldsmith & Mayor Larry Pennock | June 20

Dom discussed Otto Warmbier’s passing after over a year as a prisoner in North Korea, Amazon’s purchase of Whole Food, wearing uniforms to work and a brawl breaking out in Brewerytown. At 10:20, Jonathan Goldsmith joined discussing his book, “Stay Interesting.” At 11, Audobon Park Mayor Larry Pennock joined discussing the “Love Lives Here” signs.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/20/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Brad Thor, George Parry, JD Mullane, Jake Tapper | June 19

Dom discussed a protester against President Trump rushing the stage in New York, Alex Jones battles with Megyn Kelly over Sandy Hook, Bill Cosby’s mistrial, school dress codes being sexist and a protester in New York rushing an anti-Trump play. At 9:35, Brad Thor joined discussing his new book “Use of Force.” At 10, George Parry joined discussing the hung jury in the Bill Cosby trial. At 10:45, JD Mullane joined discussing his time in the Courthouse during the entire Bill Cosby trial. At 11, Jake Tapper joined discussing his interview with Senator Bernie Sanders, the tragic collision causing the death of 7 U.S. Sailors and the news of the day. At 11:20, Jack Posobiec joined discussing the anti-Trump protester in New York that rushed the stage of a play.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/19/2017

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Dom Giordano Column: Sanders Is Not Responsible For This Shooting

There are voices and actors on the left that are creating an atmosphere that is more hateful and threatening than anything that we’ve seen in political debate

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/15/2017

City Controller: The Drop In Sales Due To Beverage Tax Is Greater Than City Had Planned

City Controller Alan Butkovitz says revenue generated from the soda tax is below estimates and may force some stores in Philadelphia to close or move.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/14/2017

Ramona Africa: No Justification For MOVE Bombing

Ramona Africa says the MOVE bombing in 1985 was unjustified and celebrated student efforts to memorialize the site with a historical marker.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/13/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Ramona Africa | June 13th

On today’s show, Dom talked about Jeff Sessions testifying to the public, Session’s views on medical marijuana and the “Roseanne” show getting a reboot in the “Trump Era”. Dom talks about the pros and cons of the “Text-to-Give” program, which is set up in Philadelphia to replace giving money directly to panhandlers. Dom speaks with Ramona Africa about the historical marker being placed near the MOVE bombing. Dom spotlights the Golden State Warriors declining to visit to the White House after winning the NBA Title and President Trump’s unpopular portrayal in a New York play.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/13/2017

The Dom Giordano Show | June 12

On today’s show, Dom talked about the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission’s decision to place a marker at the site of the 1985 “MOVE” bombing in Philadelphia, Megyn Kelly’s tweet referring to Alex Jones as a conservative, and whether or not Texas’ transgender bathroom bill could prevent Dallas from hosting the 2018 NFL Draft. At 10:30am, Jim Jenkins discussed the importance of Flag Day and his goal of flying 10,000 American flags in Philadelphia.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/12/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Andrew McCarthy & Adam Carolla | June 9

On today’s show, Dom discussed Sen. Marco Rubio’s hard hitting questions at yesterday’s Senate Intelligence Committee hearing, James Comey’s admittance to having purposefully leaked memos to the press, and pro Trump and anti Trump lawn signs. At 10am, Andrew C. McCarthy, Contributing Editor at National Review. At 10:15am, Kevin Kelly, Executive Editor of Wired Magazine. At 11:45am, comedian Adam Carolla.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/09/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: James Comey Testimony & Gary Abernathy | June 8

On today’s show, Dom discussed James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, whether or not PA State Senator Daylin Leach will challenge Rep. Pat Meehan for his Congressional seat in 2018, and Joe Scarborough blaming conservative talk radio for the political divide in the U.S. At 9:30am, Gary Abernathy, Publisher and Editor for The Times Gazette. At 10am, Eric Strain checked in from a Washington D.C. Comey Testimony Watch Party.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/08/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Bill O’Reilly, Senator Pat Toomey, and Marcus Hayes | June 7

Dom discussed Mike Schmidt’s controversial comments about Odubel Herrera, lunch shaming at Collingswood High School, and President Trump nominates a new FBI Director. At 10:35, Bill O’Reilly joined discussing his latest book “Legends & Lies:The Civil War.”  At 10:45,Senator Pat Toomey joined discussing the Paris Climate Accords, Director James Comey’s testimony tomorrow and the health care debate. At
11:35, The Daily News’ Marcus Hayes joined discussing the controversy surrounding Mike Schmidt. 

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/07/2017

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Bill O’Reilly On Fox News Exit: It Was A ‘Far-Left Hit Job’

Bill O’Reilly says a ‘far left hit-job’ was responsible for his ouster from Fox News.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/07/2017

Lawyer For Man Arrested By ICE Hopes To Re-Open Asylum Case

A lawyer for a man arrested by ICE agents hopes to have his asylum case re-opened by a judge.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/06/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Matthew Archambeault, Robert Gilles & Dr. Sebastian Gorka | June 6

Dom discussed the accused NSA leaker, 73rd anniversary of D-Day, Director James Comey’s testimony on Thursday and Apple reveals the “Homepod.” At 9:35, Attorney Matthew Archambeault joined discussing his client Jonathan Palacios, who was detained by ICE in Lower Merion. At 10, Robert Gillies of Springfield Township Republican Committee joined discussing the new “Love Lives Here” signs.  At 11:35, Dr. Sebastian Gorka joined discussing the terror attack on London Bridge and the NSA employee accused of leaking classified information. 

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/06/2017

Lawyer: ‘As Black Guys Go, Bill Cosby Has Been One Of The Whitest’

Lawyer George Parry assesses the case against Bill Cosby as his trial begins.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/05/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: George Parry & Jake Tapper | June 5

Dom discussed the terror attacks in London on Saturday night, new signs by Springfield Township Republicans in response to “No Home for Hate,” ICE arrest a man in Lower Merion, Uber’s surge pricing during the London attacks and President Trump’s proposal to privatize air traffic control. At 10:35, Attorney George Parry joined discussing his comparison to President Trump and the book “1984” and the start of the Bill Cosby trial.  At 11, CNN’s Jake Tapper joined discussing the attack in London over the weekend.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/05/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Donald Rumsfeld, Senator Mike Lee, and Michael Harrison | June 2

Dom discussed President Trump pulling the U.S. out of the Paris Climate Accord, Secret Service possibly relaxing its marijuana usage. At 9:35, Fmr. Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld and Ryan Manion joined discussing his contribution to the Manion Foundation. At 10:35, Michael Harrison of Talkers Magazine joined discussing this year’s Talkers convention. At 10:45, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies.  At 11, Senator Mike Lee joined discussing his new book “Written out of History.” At 11:35, Game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/02/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: State Rep. Jamie Santora, JD Mullane, Lou Ferrigno | June 1

Dom discussed Hillary Clinton’s appearance at the Code conference, Philadelphia soda tax revenue takes a dip in April, President Trump expected to decide on Paris Climate deal today, and beach caddy at the shore. At 9:35, Lou Ferrigno joined discussing Wizard World Comic Con 2017 in Philadelphia. At 10, State Rep. Jamie Santora joined discussing his proposal to expand gun background checks in Pennsylvania. At 10:35,JD Mullane joined discussing Bucks County schools refusing to name students going into the Service. At 11, James Rosen of Fox News joined discussing the House issuing subpoenas on the unmaskings.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–06/01/2017

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Pa. GOP Candidate For Governor: ‘Wolf Is Not An Operations Guy’

State Senator Scott Wagner, who is running for the nomination to take on Governor Wolf, says he will be a more hands-on executive.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/31/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Scott Wagner, Randall Wenger and Richard A. Clarke | May 31

Dom discussed the controversial photo posted by Kathy Griffin of a “beheaded” President Trump, United States tests it’s missile defense system, Archbishop Chaput’s DREAMers column, and summer of resistance house parties. At 9:15, Pennsylvania Republican Governor candidate, Scott Wagner, joined discussing his campaign.  At 9:35, Randall Wenger from the PA Family Institute joined discussing Governor’s Wolf’s changing of law on “sex” in Pennsylvania. At 11, Author Richard A. Clarke joined discussing his new book ‘Warnings.” 

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/31/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Attorney Jessica M. Anthony & State Rep. Martina White | May 30

Dom discussed a family’s request to have a recently deceased member buried in a National Cemetery, USAA removes ads from MSNBC opinion shows, Tiger Woods arrested for DUI, civil forfeiture case in the PA Supreme Court, and a possible ban on laptops on airplanes. At 10, Attorney Jessica M. Anthony joined discussing the PA Supreme Court ruling against law enforcement’s role in seizing property under civil forfeiture in Philadelphia. At 11,State Rep. Martina White joined discussing her naming in Pennsylvania’s most powerful women and the status of her sanctuary city bill.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/30/2017

Lawyer: Ruling Should Reduce Civil Asset Forfeitures

Attorney Jessica Anthony says a PA Supreme Court ruling should make it harder for municipalities to seize properties.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/30/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Great Shore Debate, Edward Preston, Colonel Allen West & Joan C. Williams | May 26

Dom discussed USAA playing ads during “Hardball” with Chris Matthews, Greg Gianforte wins his special election in Montana, Generation Z’ view on free speech. At 9:35,The Great Shore Debate. At 10, Edward Preston joined discussing the traveling Vietnam Wall coming to the Philadelphia area in July. At 10:45, Neal Zoren with What’s on TV. At 11,Colonel Allen West joined to honor Memorial Day. At 11:15, Game of the week. At 11:35, Professor Joan C. Williams joined discussing her new book “White Working Class.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/26/2017

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Chester County DA: Prescription Opioids Are Driving Addiction Crisis

Chester County DA Tom Hogan says doctors need to re-think how opioids are used to treat pain.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/25/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: DA Tom Hogan & Paula Poundstone | May 25

Dom discussed backlash towards Dr. Ben Carson’s comments on poverty, Hannity starting to lose sponsors on his show, Sean Spicer left out of Papal visit and pumping gas in New Jersey. At 10, District Attorney of Chester County, Tom Hogan, joined discussing the discovering of 2 drug counselors found dead in a halfway home and the investigation of a man who mocked and punched a man with cerebral palsy. At 11, Comedian Paula Poundstone joined discussing audio book month and her new audio book and her new book “The totally Unscientific Study of the Search for Human Happiness.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/25/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Christine Flowers and Chris Freind | May 24

Dom discussed President Trump’s visit to the Vatican and Pope Francis, continued reaction to the Manchester bombing, President Trump’s budget proposal gets backlash and Britain canceling several events due to the Manchester bombing. At 10:35, Christine Flowers joined discussing the proposal for Callista Gingrich to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican. At 11, Chris Freind from the DelCo Times joined discussing a local high school becoming co-ed due to a transgender student.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/24/2017

The Dom Giordano Show: Charles Martin, Dan Martino & Beth Grossman | May 23

Dom discussed the terror attack last night in Manchester, England, Mayor Kenney defends Sanctuary Cities on 60 minutes, President Trump’s proposed budget and a potential challenger to Pat Meehan’s seat. At 10, Bucks County Commissioner, Charles Martin, joined discussing the removal of “Hometown Heroes” banners in Doylestown. At 10:35, Dan Martino joined discussing “safe-injection sites.” At 11, Beth Grossman joined discussing her campaign as the Republican choice for Philadelphia district attorney.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–05/23/2017

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