Christos Sotirakopoulos began his career in journalism in 1979 as a staff writer for the Athens daily Apogevmatini
, later abandoning studies in Italy to work for Greek state television. In 1984, he became the co-anchor of Sports Sunday, then in 1990 joined the private television station where he still works. Since 2003 he has also collaborated with the cable Supersport channel, while he frequently contributes stories and columns to several leading sports and news dailies. In 1994, Sotirakopoulos founded the Center for Sports Reporting, Greece’s first journalism school specializing in sports coverage. He is also general manager of Sport FM radio and from 1996 to 2005 was consulting editor for the daily Sportday
In 1999, Sotirakopoulos received a journalism award for best television program and in 2000 for best sports radio show. Since 1999 he has been voted favorite sportscaster ten times by the readers of the Ethnos
daily’s television guide. In 2007 he was voted Radio Personality of the Year by the readers of Status
magazine, while during the Football World Cup in 1998 he won an international contest for sports journalists for his knowledge of the sport. Sotirakopoulos is also the author of 50 Years of Champions’ Cup, published in 2006.
His latest book is the short story collection Game with no Frontiers
(Topos 2008) and Sunday's Idols