Valerie Hopkins Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, The New York Times

Valerie Hopkins

Valerie Hopkins Biography

Valerie Hopkins is a media personality serving as a Moscow correspondent for The New York Times currently in Ukraine. Previously, she was a South-East Europe correspondent for the Financial Times, based out of Budapest.

Valerie Hopkins Age

Her age is unknown.

Valerie Hopkins Height

She is 5 feet 7 inches tall. She also weighs around 58kgs.

Valerie Hopkins Nationality

Hopkins is American by nationality.

Valerie Hopkins Education

In 2009, Valerie graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations (with a focus on Russian and Post-Soviet Studies) from the College of William and Mary, where she served as student body president.

In 2013, she also received a Master of Arts in Political Journalism from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where her thesis, a long-form magazine article about female war criminals from Bosnia, won runner up for the best thesis. After graduation, she won an Overseas Press Club fellowship.

She speaks Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Russian, and Albanian. She is also attempting Hungarian.

Valerie Hopkins Parents

She is a native of Washington, D.C. However, there is no information about her parents. It is also not known whether she has siblings or not.

Valerie Hopkins Husband

Despite being a media personality Valerie has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. Therefore, it is unknown whether she is married, single, or in a relationship.

Valerie Hopkins The New York Times

Hopkins is a Moscow correspondent for The New York Times currently in Ukraine. She covers Russia, Ukraine, and the post-Soviet space. She joined The New York Times in May 2021. Previously, she covered South-East Europe for the Financial Times, based out of Budapest. While there, she covered Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, Albania, and the countries of the former Yugoslavia.


Prior to moving to Hungary in July 2018, Hopkins lived and worked in the Balkans since 2009, freelancing and working part-time with the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, which produces Balkan Insight and Prishtina Insight, among other publications. At BIRN, her reporting focused primarily on the Brussels-mediated dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia and EU policy in the region.

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

She started her career in journalism in Sarajevo, Bosnia, and Herzegovina. Her first beat was reporting on war crimes trials at the court of Bosnia and Herzegovina for BIRN Bosnia. Later she was the daily web editor for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. Investigations she worked on there have been named finalists for the Daniel Pearl Investigative Reporting Award and a Global Shining Light Award.

Valerie Hopkins Salary and Net Worth

Her salary and net worth are under review.

Valerie Hopkins Instagram

She has a private Instagram account.

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