Dom Giordano Hecht Of An Announcer — Congratulations to Dom Giordano of WPHT 1210AM for winning the Ben Hecht Award for Outstanding Journalism, which is presented by The Philadelphia District of the Zionist Organization of America, a
non-profit group that concentrates on education, advocacy and outreach
on behalf of Israel and a strong and mutually beneficial U.S.-Israel
Hecht is best known for his screenplays which include Scarface (the original); Notorious and, most iconically, The Front Page and His Gal Friday.
Before becoming the toast of Hollywood Hecht made his fame as a Hildy-Johnson-type Chicago journalist.
Hecht, who was Jewish, was a notable supporter of Israel during the nation’s birth pangs.