George Stephanopoulos

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George Stephanopoulos

Stephanopoulos in April 2009.
Born George Robert Stephanopoulos
February 10, 1961 (1961-02-10) (age 53)
Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
Ethnicity Greek
Education Columbia University (B.A.)
Balliol College, Oxford University (M.A)
Occupation Television journalist
political advisor
Years active 1982–present
Salary $8 million (per year) [1]
Title Good Morning America Co-Anchor (since 2009)
This Week Host (since 2012)
ABC News Chief Political Correspondent (since 2005)
Religion Greek Orthodox
Spouse Alexandra Wentworth
Children Elliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos[2]
Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos[2]
Website
George Stephanopoulos module at Good Morning America

George Robert Stephanopoulos (Greek: Γεώργιος Στεφανόπουλος; born February 10, 1961) is an American television journalist and a former political advisor.

Stephanopoulos is the chief political correspondent for ABC News – the part of the American Broadcasting Company television broadcasting company that deals with news– and a co-anchor of ABC News's morning news program, Good Morning America (GMA). He returned as host of This Week in January 2012,[3] ABC News's Sunday morning news program. He is the main replacement anchor for ABC News's news program, World News with Diane Sawyer.[4]

In recent years, he has co-hosted ABC News's special live coverage of political events with Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer. He and has often been on GMA and World News. He launched George's Bottom Line, an ABCNews.com blog.

Before he started working for ABC News, he was a senior political adviser to the 1992 U.S. presidential campaign of Bill Clinton. He later became the White House Communications Director for two years. He was replaced by David Gergen. This change came after the Republican party getting control of the U.S. House and Senate in the mid-term elections of 1994.

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Preceded by
Sam Donaldson and Cokie Roberts
This Week Anchor
September 15, 2002 – January 10, 2010
Succeeded by
Christiane Amanpour
Preceded by
Diane Sawyer and Robin Roberts
Good Morning America co-anchor
with Robin Roberts

Since December 14, 2009
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Preceded by
Christiane Amanpour
This Week Anchor
Since January 8, 2012
Succeeded by
Incumbent