George Giokas

George Giokas
Lecturer

N4004 Frank Melville Jr. Memorial Library
631-632-7403 (x2-7403)
journalism@stonybrook.edu

George Giokas started his journalism career as a reporter in Westchester and then spent many years at Newsday as one of its top editors before launching his own business in 1995, StaffWriters Plus, Inc. Giokas is also one of the founders of HealthDay, the country’s largest consumer health news service, which can be found on more than 6,000 web sites. He serves as Senior Director, Custom Content and is also Chairman of the Board. He is also a screenwriter, and recent graduate of UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television. Giokas has been active in numerous Long Island organizations including past board member of the Long Island Software and Technology Network and the Strictly Students Film Festival. He also has been a columnist for Newsday and BusinessWeek Online.