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I went to a Catholic School, and underneath my school uniform, I wore a metal shirt. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

You have to trust the people who work with you and hire, but also listen to as many smart people as you can.

You have to trust the people who work with you and hire, but also listen to as many smart people as you can.

I am who I am: I have my life experiences and my professional experiences. ---->>>

Look at the way I look. Guys like me aren't on TV too often. Not on news channels. ---->>>

Sports and music are the same thing to me. When done wrong, they are really frustrating; when done right, they can change your day. ---->>>

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 don't do gossipy interviews because I don't think that helps; I think that's a distraction. ---->>>

I'm looking for conversations that will be meaningful with people that want to have meaningful connections with an audience. ---->>>

I'm pretty rough around the edges, but I'm a very open person. ---->>>

A lot of people take shots at news channels. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

I only do what I love, when I love, how I love to fill up the time. ---->>>

I operate with an emotional fearlessness, and I really feel music; I really feel songs. ---->>>

I'm not ambitious, I never have been; it's just not in my DNA. ---->>>

If an interview just serves the idea of celebrity, then I think that sucks. I don't want to do that. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Sports is a bunch of people gathering around, watching something that they're not actually connected to - they're just emotionally connected. ---->>>

Sports is entertainment. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

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. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: Canadian
Born: 08-16, 1972
Birthplace: Malton, Ontario, Canada
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Occupation: Journalist
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George Mark Paul Stroumboulopoulos (Greek: Γεώργιος Μάρκος Παύλος Στρουμπουλόπουλος; /strɒmbəˈlɒpələs/; born August 16, 1972) is a former Canadian television and radio personality. He is best known as formerly being a VJ for the Canadian music television channel MuchMusic and being the host of the CBC Television talk show George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight (formerly The Hour) from 2005 to 2014 (wikipedia)