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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Pa. State Representative Acosta On Giving Illegal Immigrants Licenses: ‘It’s A Safety Issue’

Pennsylvania state representative Leslie Acosta (D-N. Phila.) spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about a bill which is in the works that would give the over 200 thousand illegal immigrants in Pennsylvania the ability to possibly get a driver’s license.


Dom Show Log 3.23.15

Dom discussed Senator Ted Cruz’s announcement for President, a Bloomsburg baseball player being kicked off for insulting Mo’ne Davis, Senator Cruz live from Liberty University, Supreme Court fight for confederate flags on licenses plates. At 10, State Rep. Leslie Acosta joined discussing drivers license. At 10:35, check presentation to the Catholic Foundation. At 10:47, Inside the Mind of Dom.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/23/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 10:  U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) speaks during the 2015 Alfred K. Whitehead Legislative Conference and Presidential Forum March 10, 2015 in Washington, DC. Prospective 2016 presidential candidates from both political parties participated in the presidential forum during the conference which hosted by the International Association of Fire Fighters.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Dom Giordano: Why Ted Cruz Is Trailing

All signs indicate that Texas Senator Ted Cruz will be a candidate for the Republican Party nomination for president of the United States.


Dom Show Log 3.20.15

Dom from Andy’s Diner in Trevose. Dom discussed diversity in neighborhoods, Mayor Randy Brown being shown with voodoo dolls, the reported total cost of the catching of Eric Frein, mandatory voting an attempt of totalitarian impulse, the shooting in Overbrook involving 3 young teens, Penn State trying to not increase tuition rates, Hillary Clinton fun deficit At 10, Steve Forbes, CEO of Forbes Magazine, joined discussing the re-launch of the organization Americans for Hope,Growth, and Opportunity. At 10:47, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies. At 11,Mayor Randy Brown to explain his voodoo doll display at town hall meetings. At 11:15, Game of the week. At 11:35, David Murphy, of the Daily News, joined to discuss Chris Borland’s retirement.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/20/2015

Dom Show Log 3.19.15

Dom discussed President Obama not congratulating Prime Minister Netanyahu on his win, Vice President Biden’s charitable givings over 10 years, a deal in place for Bowe Bergdahl, Penn State Fraternity member speaking out to defend the Facebook group that got them suspended, President Obama thinking of the idea of mandatory voting, binge watching the NCAA basketball tournament, a New York High School apologizing for playing the Pledge of Allegiance in Arabic, installing an anti-tipping device in your home oven, Rep. Loretta Lynch proposing a “death tax”, At 9:15, Ambassador John Bolton joined to discuss Israeli elections. At 10:47, Inside the Mind of Dom.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/19/2015


Penn State Professor Arrested For Rant On Plane Speaks To WPHT

Penn State University professor Karen Bettez Halnon was arrested earlier this week after smoking and going on a rant while on an American Airlines flight from Nicaragua to Miami.


Dom Show Log 3.18.15

Dom discussed the win by Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu, Starbucks “Race Together” program, Tim Tebow possibly coming to the Eagles, Philadelphia School Districts in need of school books, Senator Jeff Sessions speaking on the immigrant work force in America, Donald Trump launching a Presidential exploratory committee, At 9:17, Professor Ed Turzanski joined on the Israel re-election of Prime Minister Netanyahu. At 10, Penn State Professor Karen Bettez Halnon joined discussing her arrest. At 11, author Robert Putnam joined discussing his new book “Our Kids”The American Dream in Crisis.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/18/2015

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Legal Analyst On Hillary Email Scandal; Exposes Bigger Problems In The White House

Legal analyst for the Fox News Channel, Jeanine Pirro, spoke with Talk Radio 1210 WPHT midday host Dom Giordano about Hillary Clinton’s email scandal.


Dom Show Log 3.17.15

Dom discussed Admiral Joe Sestak starting off his campaign with a few missteps, Tim Tebow working out for the Eagles, Irish being known for more than St. Patrick’s Day, Penn State professor arrested after ranting on a plane, the EPA trying to monitor shower regulations in hotels rooms, Governor Wolf wanting to increase subsidies for alternative energy, gas prices falling in the Country, At 11:35, Judge Jeanine Pirro joined to discuss Robert Durst.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/17/2015

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Sen. Scarnati Speaks Out Against Ayers Appearance At Penn State

Dom Giordano spoke with Pennsylvania State Senator Joe Scarnati on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about his opposition to Bill Ayers speaking to two student organizations at Penn State University.


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