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, “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 1.11.16

Dom gave an update on Officer Hartnett’s shooting, Netflix’s Making a Murderer, David Bowie dead at the age of 69, Donald Trump saying the NFL has gone soft. At 9:35, Nancy Grace joined discussing the Steven Avery case and the Netflix show “Making a Murderer.” At 11, Jake Tapper joined discussing last week Town Hall with President Obama on CNN.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/11/2016

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Nancy Grace Dismisses Netflix’s “Making A Murderer”

Cable news host Nancy Grace rejected the idea that Steven Avery was wrongly convicted of a 2005 murder.

01/11/2016

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Giordano Column: Mayor Kenney Establishing His Legacy

The most amazing fact from Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney’s defiant insistence that the shooter of Philadelphia Police Officer Harnett was not inspired by ISIS was that even though he was brutally criticized by the national media, the local reaction was mild.

01/10/2016

WPHT Speaker Series: Taya Kyle discusses her book American Wife with WPHT's Dom Giordano. (credit: Cynthia Webster/WPHT)

Taya Kyle: President Acting Unilaterally On Gun Issues Is Not Right

Taya Kyle discusses asking the President about his executive action expanding background checks on gun sales.

01/08/2016

Dom Show Log 1.8.16

Dom discussed last night’s Town Hall with President Obama on gun control, Officer shot in Philadelphia 13 times. At 10, Central High student Michael Moroz joined discussing his op-ed on Michael Brown that has caused outrage. At 10:35, CBS3’s Walt Hunter joined discussing the shooting of a Philadelphia police officer. At 11, Taya Kyle joined discussing her attendance in last night’s Town Hall with President Obama. At 11:35 Game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/08/2016

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Pat Toomey: ‘My Worry Is The President Is Heading Down The Wrong Path’

Pennsylvania Senator Pat Toomey says it is the role of Congress to enact laws expanding background checks on gun sales, not President Obama’s.

01/07/2016

Dom Show Log 1.7.16

Dom discussed Donald Trump bringing up Senator Ted Cruz’s citizenship, District Attorney Heckler possibly prosecuting Coach Jerry Devine from Neshaminy High, President Obama’s town hall tonight on gun violence. At 10:20, Dr. Michael DellaVecchia, President of Philadelphia County Medical Society, joined discussing the President’s executive order on gun control. At 11, Senator Pat Toomey joined discussing the Iran Deal and the President’s executive order on gun control.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/07/2016

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Principal Responds To Outrage Over ‘God Bless America’

The Principal of the Glenview Elementary School in Haddon Heights says students can continue saying ‘God Bless America’ if they choose.

01/06/2016

Dom Show Log 1.6.16

Dom discussed President Obama’s executive action on gun control, update on the ACLU’s complaint on the Glenview Elementary School saying “God Bless America,” Neshaminy head coach, Jerry Devine, head butting a referee, North Korea reportedly tested a hydrogen bomb., Donald Trump saying President Obama’s tears were real. At 9:35, Principal Sam Sassono of Glenview Elementary School joined discussing the ACLU challenging the saying “God Bless America.”

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/06/2016

Dom Show Log 1.5.16

Dom discussed the ACLU challenging a school in New Jersey on God Bless America, Jim Kenney sworn in as the 99th Mayor of Philadelphia, Megyn Kelly’s feature on Vanity Fair magazine. At 10, JD Mullane joined to discuss the war on bamboo in the suburbs.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/05/2016

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Stu Bykofsky: Too Much Mummers Outrage Driven By Social Media

Stu Bykofsky says their is too much outrage toward the Mummers and most of it comes from social media.

01/04/2016

Dom Show Log 1.4.16

Dom discussed Donald Trump’s comments on President Bill Clinton, uber surge pricing on New Year’s Eve, the mummers parade and President Obama expected to issue executive orders on gun control. At 10, Kurt Ferguson, Newtown Township Manager, joined discussing the bill to keep information on police officers private. At 10:35, Daily news’ Stu Bykofsky to discuss the controversies for this year’s Mummer’s parade. At 11, CNN’s Jake Tapper joined discussing Chip Kelly’s firing and Donald Trump’s comments on President Clinton.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/04/2016

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Column: A Special Voice On Homeland Security

Congressman Michael McCaul ‘s new book “Failures of Imagination” is a great read outlining the deadliest threats to our homeland and the best ways to thwart them.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–01/04/2016

Dom Show Log 12.31.15

Dom discussed Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault, Donald Trump and the Clintons in a war of words, the mummers parade. At 9:35, Kathleen Willey joined discussing her accusations against President Clinton and her future in 2016. At 10, President and CEO of Commonwealth Foundation,Matt Brouillette, joined discussing the developments in the PA budget bill. At 11, attorney Linda Hoffa, joined discussing the charges brought against Bill Cosby. At 11:35, President of Black men at UPenn, Chad Dion Lassiter, joined discussing the legacy of Bill Cosby and the charges brought against him. At 11:47, game of the week.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/31/2015

Dom Show Log 12.30.15

Dom discussed the Eagles firing head coach Chip Kelly, Governor Wolf’s press conference yesterday on the budget and Bill Cosby charged with sexual assault in Montgomery County. At 9, SportsRadio 94 WIP midday host, Ike Reese, joined discussing Chip Kelly. At 10, Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick joined discussing his final year in Congress. At 10:17, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies. At 10:35, CEO of Quantum Communications, Charlie Gerow, joined discussing Presidential politics and candidate Carly Fiorina. At 11, Dom replayed an interview with Donald Trump from 2012. At 11:35, Angelo Cataldi joined to discuss Chip Kelly.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–12/30/2015

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