Strombo returns to radio roots

George Stroumboulopoulos is going back to 102.1 The Edge for a new national show with Corus Radio.

Toronto-based Corus Radio is putting George Stroumboulopoulos back on the air with the launch of The Strombo Show on Sunday, November 4. The show will air live on Corus new rock stations 99.3 The FOX (Vancouver), Power 97 (Winnipeg), 102.1 The Edge (Toronto), FM96 (London) and Y108 (Hamilton).

The weekly three-hour show is a return to radio for Stroumboulopoulos, who also hosts CBC Television’s The Hour. The Strombo Show, much like The Hour, will feature celeb interviews and music coverage with some audience interaction. For The Strombo Show listeners will be able to interact via e-mail, text messages or phone.

Weekly features of the show will include Questions About Stuff, Around the World, Advice/Problems, My Favourite Things, a Top 5 list from that week and America.

Prior to hosting The Hour for CBC, Stroumboulopoulos hosted Punkorama and Live In Toronto on 102.1 the Edge and went on to work at MuchMusic.