George Stroumboulopoulos

(George Mark Paul Stroumboulopoulos)

George Stroumboulopoulos
George Stroumboulopoulos
  • Born: August 16, 1972
  • Nationality: Canadian
  • Profession: Journalist

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A lot of people don't realize that I started my career in sports and was a sports reporter long before I was on television. I used to be an NBA reporter and an NHL reporter. Sports & Athletics
A lot of people take shots at news channels.
Guns are part of the Constitution, and no one is willing to have that tough conversation with Congress and the Senate and the president to say maybe that's got to change. People talk about it - but I mean actual change.
I am who I am: I have my life experiences and my professional experiences. Life
I don't do gossipy interviews because I don't think that helps; I think that's a distraction.
I don't ever have the opportunity to wear a suit.
I don't have a real plan when I do an interview. I have some themes that I want to hit. But I don't have a set list of questions that I knock off.
I have sort of a life in Los Angeles. Life
I only do what I love, when I love, how I love to fill up the time. Time ;Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I operate with an emotional fearlessness, and I really feel music; I really feel songs. Music, Chants & Rapps
I really think a good host is just a connector. I'm more traffic cop than star. My job is to get people on and off the program, and hopefully keep the audience entertained.
I went to a Catholic School, and underneath my school uniform, I wore a metal shirt.
If an interview just serves the idea of celebrity, then I think that sucks. I don't want to do that.
I'm looking for conversations that will be meaningful with people that want to have meaningful connections with an audience.
I'm not ambitious, I never have been; it's just not in my DNA.
I'm pretty rough around the edges, but I'm a very open person.
It's a dream for me to work with Ron MacLean and Don Cherry as well as my old friend Jeff Marek, who I started my career with. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Look at the way I look. Guys like me aren't on TV too often. Not on news channels.
News channels have always had interview shows, but we need different kinds of interviews with different kinds of interviewers - interviewers who bring different life experiences to the table. Life
Sports and music are the same thing to me. When done wrong, they are really frustrating; when done right, they can change your day. Sports & Athletics ;Music, Chants & Rapps
Sports is a bunch of people gathering around, watching something that they're not actually connected to - they're just emotionally connected. Sports & Athletics
Sports is entertainment. Sports & Athletics
You have to trust the people who work with you and hire, but also listen to as many smart people as you can. Trust ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
You watch Bono in a room - and we're talking about a room of thousands swarming around him - he'll take every single person and make that moment about them. You can pat him on the back or pull his arm, he's not looking away from the person he's talking to.

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