About George Stephanopoulos
George Robert Stephanopoulos (born February 10, 1961) is an American television journalist and a former political advisor.
Stephanopoulos is most well known as the chief political correspondent for ABC News – the news division of the broadcast television network ABC – and a co-anchor of ABC News's morning news program, Good Morning America (GMA). It was announced on December 13, 2011, he will also return as host - replacing Christiane Amanpour - of This Week, ABC News's Sunday morning news program. He is the primary substitute anchor for ABC News's flagship news program, World News with Diane Sawyer.
In recent years he has co-hosted ABC News's special live coverage of political events with Charles Gibson and Diane Sawyer, and has appeared regularly on GMA, World News, and launched George's Bottom Line, an ABCNews.com blog.
Prior to joining ABC News, he was the communications director to the 1992 U.S. presidential campaign of Bill Clinton and later became the White House Communications Director and then Senior Advisor for Policy and Strategy until his departure in December 1996. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations.[