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Dom Giordano

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Monday – Friday: 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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Giordano Speaks To Industry Watchdog Rep On Anti-privatization Ad

Dom Giordano spoke with Mike Scippa, the Public Affairs Director of Alcohol Justice, an industry watchdog organization that supports public policies designed to prevent underage drinking, on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

04/30/2014

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Sen. Pileggi: Republicans’ ‘Record Of Accomplishment Is Long’ In Pa.

Dom Giordano spoke with Pennsylvania State Senator Dominic Pileggi on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

04/29/2014

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Dom Giordano Speaks With Author David McCullough About His Book “You Are Not Special”

In his book, McCullough address education, parents and schools. He said calling kids “special” instead of forcing them to strive for superiority has negative consequences.

04/28/2014

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Pres. Of Pa. Young Democrats: Affirmative Action Debate Is Pushing People Away From GOP

Dom Giordano talked to Danny Bauder, President of the Young Democrats of Pennsylvania, Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action and the rising cost of a college education.

04/24/2014

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Peter Zurflieh From The Community Justice Project Speaks Out About New Welfare Requirements

The Community Justice Project has voiced concerns over recent statistics that show Pennsylvania is denying about 75 percent of welfare applicants, about a 15 percent increase, on average, since prior to July 2012.

04/22/2014

This March 2005 file photo shows a portrait of US Marine Cpl. Patrick Tillman (R), former American football player for the Arizona Cardinals, part of an exhibit at Arlington National Cemetery showing 1,300 portraits of US troops who died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.  (Photo credit PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Dom Giordano Talks With Former Congressman Allen West About Pat Tillman’s Death, 10 Years Ago

Tillman was a football player with the Arizona Cardinals in the NFL, who quit to join the army following 9/11.

04/21/2014

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Dom Giordano Talks With Former Shamong School Board President About Her Ethics Complaint Against Current Member

Tallaksen is the former Shamong School Board President and has filed a complaint with New Jersey’s School Ethics Commission against current member Greg Vitagliano.

04/16/2014

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Filmmaker Discusses Her Project On Kermit Gosnell

Dom Giordano talked with Ann McElhinney, a film producer attempting to make a documentary on the case of abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell, Friday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

04/11/2014

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CAIR Representative Says Brandeis U. Was Right To Withdraw Offer To Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Ali, a former member of the Dutch Parliament and a women’s rights activist has routinely criticized Islam.

04/10/2014

CHICAGO IL - JANUARY 28: Northwestern quarterback Kain Colter speaks at a press conference as Leo W. Gerard, President of the Steelworkers (R), listens on January 28 2014 at The Hyatt Regency Hotel in Chicago Illinois. Citing what they deem as the NCAA's abdication of responsibility to protect athletes from injury, the College Athletes Association (CAPA) announced the creation of the new labor organization to represent college football and basketball players. (Photo by David Banks/Getty Images)

WPHT’s Giordano Discusses Possibility Of College Student-athletes Unionizing

“This is a college student, who by the rules of the NCAA, is not allowed to have any kind of work study. He can’t have a job. I don’t think that it is far-fetched,” said Lori Pelletier, Executive Secretary-Treasurer from the AFL-CIO in Connecticut.

04/08/2014

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Dr. Offit: The Science is Clear, Vaccines Do Not Cause Autism

To begin with, Offit said the science is clear that vaccines do not cause autism, as many groups and some celebrities insist.

04/07/2014

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Cheyney University Rep Explains Why School Is Bringing Controversial Civil Rights Activist To Campus

Dom Giordano talked to Dr. Tara Kent from Cheyney University Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about an appearance at the school from Angela Davis.

04/03/2014

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Kutztown Artist Talks With WPHT About How She Has Benefited From The Affordable Care Act

Ember said providing economical insurance through the Affordable Care Act provides benefits for people who need them without imposing a drain on the poor and middle class.

04/02/2014

(Garry Cobb, at the Camden County GOP headquarters, announces his candidacy for Congress.  Photo by John Ostapkovich)

Garry Cobb Talks With WPHT About Running For Congress

Cobb said for the party to connect with voters and win elections, they must prove they are invested in the success of people in their communities.

04/01/2014

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