George Stroumboulopoulos

George Stroumboulopoulos is a television and radio interviewer, writer, director, actor  and media producer. He is the host and executive producer of the long-running series THE STROMBO SHOW on CBC Music and the Apple Music series House Of Strombo. He was the host and executive producer of the CBC talk show George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight, the prime-time CBC Newsworld show The Hour and Stroumboulopoulos on CNN. He was the host of The NewMusic with MuchMusic and anchored Hockey Night in Canada. He was also host of the music interview show Live in Toronto on CFNY 102.1 The Edge. 

He is an 11-time Gemini and Canadian Screen Award winner, as well as a JUNO-nominated filmmaker. He is the director, co-writer and producer of the scripted series Watching the Detectives. His interviews have appeared in countless documentaries including Three Identical Strangers. George’s career peaked early when he was an usher at a movie theatre in Rexdale, ON. He was also a forklift driver, gardener, ditch-digger and sandwich artist at Subway. 

George started the George Stroumboulopoulos Music Therapy Scholarship. He is the first Canadian ambassador for the United Nations World Food Programme, Prince's Charities Canada, and is on the Canadian Board of Directors for Artists for Peace and Justice (APJ). He works closely with Amnesty International, the ONE campaign, and the Michael J. Fox Foundation. He has an Honorary Doctorate of Law from the University of Calgary. He’s one of three Canadians recognized by the World Economic Forum as a Young Global Leader. He was also a driving force behind Canada for Haiti, a live benefit that raised more than 27 million dollars for Haitian earthquake victims, and One Million Acts of Green, which saw Canadians register 1.6 million acts of green on the official website.

George Stroumboulopoulos

Role

Host

George Stroumboulopoulos

Role

Host