Interviews

Greece Should Not Impose a Lockdown, Says Stanford’s Ioannidis

Dr. John Ioannidis, the renowned medical professor at California's Stanford University Medical School, warned in an interview with Greek Reporter that Greece should not impose a second lockdown. "It would be a devastating mistake to do so and it will...

Greek Chef Brings Hellenic Flavor to Emirates Flights

The award-winning airline Emirates, out of the United Arab Emirates, has become synonymous with luxury and comfort. Globally known for its incredible service, including some of the most impressive business class cabins, Emirates is now the world’s largest international...

A Greek Architect's Designs for the Moon

Determined to become a fixed star rather than a passing comet in his domain, young Greek architect engineer Angelos Chrysovalantis Alfatzis has made a significant contribution to the study of materials for building habitable constructions in space, while working...

The HOME Project: Providing Holistic Care for Unaccompanied Minor Refugees

In the wake of a series of disastrous fires that reduced Moria, Europe's largest migrant camp, to ashes, concern has turned toward the many unaccompanied minors that were housed there. Greek Reporter spoke to Sofia Kouvelaki, the CEO of the...

Virtual Hermes Business Expo Accessible Worldwide for First Time in 2020

Greek-American business executive Aphrodite Kotrotsios spoke with Greek Reporter recently about the first-ever virtual Hermes Expo, which will be held from September 28 to October 1, 2020. Her father Paul Kotrotsios serves as President and was the founder of...

Greek-American State Trooper Runs for New York Senate Seat

Veteran New York State Trooper Mike Siderakis, a resident of Nesconset, Long Island, is running for a seat in the New York Senate in this year's elections. The Democrat, who has three children with his wife Sandra, once served in...

Greek-American Musician Steve Stockmal Talks New Music, Life in Quarantine

Greek-American musician and drummer Steve Stockmal chatted with Greek Reporter recently about his latest endeavors in music -- and life in quarantine this past Spring. On what his life was like during the general coronavirus lockdown, he said "The first month...

Co-Hosts of Popular IGTV Series “Dating Greek” Talk About Upcoming Season 2

Greek-American sisters Elizabeth and Kaki Tzagournis spoke with Greek Reporter recently via Zoom about their show, “Dating Greek,” and the new season that has just been released. The IGTV series, previously titled “Love is Quarantine: Greek Style,” was created by...

Debbie Matenopoulos Talks “Home & Family” Show, Greek Heritage and New Cookbook

Debbie Matenopoulos, the longtime co-host of the "Home & Family" show on the Hallmark Channel, spoke with Greek Reporter recently about her popular show, her new cookbook, and her Greek heritage. For almost two decades, this five-time Emmy-nominated TV personality has...

Entrepreneur Beas Becomes One of Youngest Members of CEO Club International

Michael Beas, the CEO of both Atlas Elite Partners and Raver Magazine, spoke with Greek Reporter recently about becoming one of the youngest members named to the coveted Chief Executive Officers Club International, Inc. He is of the Greek Orthodox...

Study Abroad in Greece: College Year in Athens

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4ZszXpsmirQ Perhaps now more than ever, Greece's pristine and majestic landscapes, open-air cultural sites, and relative success with the coronavirus offer a unique opportunity for foreign students to study in Greece. College Year in Athens (CYA), established in 1962, is the...

Greek-American Water Polo World Champion Sets Sights on Tokyo

World champion water polo player Stephania Haralabidis, from Team USA, spoke with Greek Reporter recently about her career in the sport, her plans for 2021, and how much her Greek heritage means to her. The athlete acknowledged that she has...

Kalamata Native Finds her Calling in Greek Radio and TV in Toronto

By Sean Mathews Irene Anargyou is usually the one asking the questions. Since 2018 the Kalamata native has co-hosted Agape Greek Radio’s "Doralicious" FM and AM radio show; she also hosts her own program on Agape Greek TV, sharing videos...

Santorini Shipwreck an Environmental Time Bomb Ready to Explode

Thirteen long years after the dramatic sinking of the cruise ship MS Sea Diamond, the people of Santorini are still fighting for the removal of the wreck that has become a hot potato between stakeholders as it evolves into...

Celebrity Fitness Coach Xenios Charalambous Talks Training Career and Heritage

Celebrity fitness coach and expert Xenios Charalambous chatted with Greek Reporter about his career over Zoom, and how he went from playing video games to becoming an accomplished fitness professional. "I have been doing well," he said, during the quarantine....