George Stephanopoulos serves as anchor of ABC’s “Good Morning America,” anchor of “This Week with George Stephanopoulos” and co-anchor of Special Events. After anchoring “This Week” from 2002 to 2010, Stephanopoulos returned to the show in January 2012. In addition to his anchor duties, Stephanopoulos is the network’s chief political correspondent, reporting on political and policy stories for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms.
Stephanopoulos’ prominent role in ABC News politics has helped lead coverage throughout the 2012 election cycle. In addition to covering the Republican primary cycle, Stephanopoulos and ABC News’ Diane Sawyer moderated two Republican debates in Des Moines, Iowa in Dec. 2012, the most watched debate of the primary season, and in Manchester, New Hampshire in January 2012.
In his role anchoring two broadcasts, Stephanopoulos has conducted interviews with world leaders, musicians, authors and celebrities ranging from President Barack Obama, Vice President Joseph Biden, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev to George Clooney, Elmo, Lady Gaga, Jennifer Anniston, Steve Martin and astronaut Mark Kelly.