George Stephanopoulos

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George Stephanopoulos
George Stephanopoulos April 2009.jpg
Stephanopoulos in April 2009.
George Robert Stephanopoulos

(1961-02-10) February 10, 1961 (age 58)
Fall River, Massachusetts, United States
EducationColumbia University (B.A.)
Balliol College, Oxford University (M.A)
OccupationTelevision journalist
political advisor
Years active1982–present
Salary$8 million (per year) [1]
TitleGood Morning America Co-Anchor (since 2009)
This Week Host (since 2012)
ABC News Chief Political Correspondent (since 2005)
Spouse(s)Alexandra Wentworth
ChildrenElliott Anastasia Stephanopoulos[2]
Harper Andrea Stephanopoulos[2]
Nickolitsa Gloria (née Chafos) Stephanopoulos
Robert George Stephanopoulos
WebsiteGeorge 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 the news division at ABC-TV– and a co-anchor of ABC-TV's morning news program, Good Morning America (GMA). He returned as host of ABC-TV's This Week in January 2012,[3] a Sunday morning news program produced by ABC-TV's news division. He is the main replacement anchor for ABC-TV's newscast 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 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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Further reading[change | change source]

  • Clinton, Bill (2005). My Life. Vintage (New York City). ISBN 1-4000-3003-X.
  • Stephanopoulos, George (1999). All Too Human – A Political Education. Little, Brown (Boston, Massachusetts). ISBN 9780316929196.

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Media offices
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
Preceded by
Christiane Amanpour
This Week Anchor
Since January 8, 2012
Succeeded by