Valerie Hopkins Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Boyfriend

Valerie Hopkins is an American journalist and correspondent for The New York Times newspaper based in Moscow, Russia. Previously, she reported on Central and Southeastern Europe for ten years, most recently for the Financial Times.

Valerie Hopkins Biography, Net worth, Wiki, Age, Height, Boyfriend

Early life

According to sources, her hometown is Washington DC and she probably lives in her early 30s. Rest, there is no information about her early life on the internet. Her hobby is reading books and she enjoys reading them in her free time. She holds a Master of Arts (MA) degree in Political Journalism from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where her MA thesis (a long journal article about Bosnian women war criminals) took second place for best paper. She also holds a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in International Relations (specializing in Russian and post-Soviet studies) from the College of William and Mary, where she served as student body president.

Valerie Hopkins career

She currently works as a Moscow correspondent- The New York Times. She reported on Hungary, Romania, Albania and the former Yugoslavia for the Financial Times. Before moving to Hungary, she lived and worked in the Balkans since 2009. She worked freelance and part-time for the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), which publishes Balkan Insight and Pristina Insight, among others. At BIRN, her reporting focused mainly on the Brussels-facilitated dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia and EU policy in the region.

Her freelance work from the Balkans and the former Soviet Union focuses primarily on the region’s political developments and post-conflict justice. It has been published in many places such as The New York Times, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Politico Europe, The Guardian, Al Jazeera, Mother Jones, and more.

Rise to Fame

For almost three years she lived in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, where she was the daily web editor for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. Investigations she worked on there were nominated as finalists for the Daniel Pearl Investigative Reporting Award and a Global Shining Light Award. Previously, she prosecuted war crimes cases at the Bosnian War Crimes Chamber for BIRN Bosnia. She also worked on a project based on organized crime and corruption.

Valerie Hopkins began her journalistic career in Sarajevo, Bosnia, where she initially covered trials before the Bosnian War Crimes Court. And later she became the daily web editor for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. Investigations, where she worked, was a finalist for the Daniel Pearl Investigative Reporting Award and the Global Shining Light Award.

Valerie Hopkins biography

Real nameValerie Hopkins
Date of birth1990s
Age (as of 2023)30s
Place of birthWashington, D.C., USA
sun sign

Physical Statistics

Heightin feet inches – 5′ 7” – in centimeters – 170 cm
Weightin kilograms – 58kg – in pounds – 127 pounds
shoe size7.5 (US)
hair colourlight brown
eye colorlight brown
body typeSlim

Valerie Hopkins family



UniversityUniversity of Columbia

relationship status

Marital statussingle
who is Valerie Hopkins’ boyfriend?none

Personal life

There is no information about her private life. Valerie Hopkins is currently very active on almost all social media accounts. On Instagram, she has 2073 followers. She joined Twitter in 2007 and has around 35.5k followers there. She has also maintained her LinkedIn profile very well. Valeri loves to update her on Facebook too, where 1589 people follow her. Apart from that, she is active on all social media platforms.

Valerie Hopkins net worth

Valerie Hopkins is a Moscow-based correspondent for The New York Times. That’s the only place she makes money. But no exact net worth is shown on the internet.

Facts About Valerie Hopkins

  • Hopkins speaks many languages ​​including Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian, Russian, and Albanian, and is currently trying Hungarian.
  • She was runner-up for best MA thesis. This was a 10,000-word article on the prosecution of female war criminals.
  • Valerie was selected to participate in a month-long report exchange for young media professionals in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Her writing has been published in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Politico, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, and others.

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