George Stroumboulopoulos set to moderate a conversation with Oprah Winfrey on her Canadian Speaking Tour

TORONTO, March 27, 2013 /CNW/ - George Stroumboulopoulos will moderate a conversation with Oprah Winfrey during her Canadian Speaking Tour. Oprah will be coming to Ottawa on April 10th at Scotiabank Place, Montreal on April 11th at the Bell Centre, Hamilton on April 13th at Copps Coliseum and Saskatoon on April 14th at Credit Union Centre.

During the program, Winfrey will share stories and insights from throughout her life and illustrate ways attendees can take control of their lives to reach their full potential.  The events starts at 7:00 p.m. in Ottawa, Montreal and Hamilton and at 6:00 p.m. in Saskatoon followed by a live Q&A session with George Stroumboulopoulos.

George is excited to be a part of the next leg of Oprah's Canadian tour, stating, "I love being in the company of someone so thoughtful, giving and focused on helping others find their place. I am really looking forward to these upcoming events."

Through the power of media, Winfrey has created an unparalleled connection with people around the world for more than 25 years.  Her accomplishments as a global media leader and philanthropist have established her as one of the most respected and admired figures today. As chairman and CEO, she's guiding the development of her cable network, OWN.

George Stroumboulopoulos (@strombo) has earned a reputation for being authentic and relatable and is one of the most trusted and respected broadcasters in Canada. George was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2012 and he continues on in his role as the first Canadian National Ambassador Against Hunger for the world's biggest humanitarian agency, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). A multiple award-winner, George has won the Gemini Award for best host or interviewer in a talk series for six consecutive years, and four for best talk series in Canada. Recently at the inaugural Canadian Screen Awards George was named best host in a variety, lifestyle, reality, performing arts or talk program for George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight

Christian Darbyshire and Andy McCreath of tinePublic Inc. will be producing the event.

SOURCE: tinePublic Inc.

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