Valerie Hopkins

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Valerie Hopkins

Valerie Hopkins

Valerie Hopkins- Biography

Valerie Hopkins is an American journalist who works as a correspondent for The New York Times in Moscow, Russia. Previously, she spent a decade covering Central and Southeastern Europe, most recently for the Financial Times.

What is the Net Worth of Valerie Hopkins? Salary, Earnings

Valerie Hopkins works for The New York Times as a correspondent in Moscow. She solely earns money from there. However, there is no exact net worth displayed on the internet.

Valerie Hopkins- Birth, Age, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education

Her hometown is Washington, DC, and she is most likely in her early 30s, according to insiders. The rest of her early life is unknown, and no information about it can be found on the internet. Her pastime is reading novels, which she enjoys doing in her spare time.

She holds a Master of Arts (M.A.) degree in Political Journalism from Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, where her MA thesis (a long-form magazine piece about female Bosnian war criminals) placed her a runner-up for best thesis. She also has a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in International Relations (with a concentration in Russian and Post-Soviet Studies) from the College of William & Mary, where she was student body president.

Valerie Hopkins- Relationship, Boyfriend

There is no information about her personal life available.

Valerie Hopkins- Professional Career

She is currently employed as a Moscow correspondent for The New York Times. For the Financial Times, she covered Hungary, Romania, Albania, and the former Yugoslavia. She had lived and worked in the Balkans since 2009 before going to Hungary.

She was a freelancer and part-time employee of the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), which publishes Balkan Insight and Pristina Insight, among other publications. Her reporting at BIRN was particularly focused on the Brussels-mediated negotiations between Kosovo and Serbia, as well as EU policy in the region.

Her freelancing work from the Balkans and the former Soviet Union focuses on regional political trends and post-conflict justice. It appeared in numerous publications, including The New York Times, The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, Politico Europe, the Guardian, Al Jazeera, Mother Jones, and others.

Rise to Fame

She was based in Sarajevo, Bosnia, and Herzegovina, for just under three years, where she was the daily web editor for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. There, she worked on investigations that were selected finalists for the Daniel Pearl Investigative Reporting Award and the Global Shining Light Award. Previously, she worked for BIRN Bosnia, where she tracked war crimes cases in the Bosnian war crimes chamber. She also worked on a project about organized crime and corruption.

Valerie Hopkins began her media career in Sarajevo, Bosnia, where she covered proceedings before the Bosnian war crimes court. Later on, she was appointed as the daily web editor for the Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project. And her department, Investigations, was a nominee for the Daniel Pearl Investigative Reporting Award and the Global Shining Light Award.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight, Hair color

Heightin feet inches – 5’ 7” – in Centimeters – 170 cm
Weightin Kilograms – 58 kg  –  in Pounds –  127 lbs
Shoe Size7.5 (U.S.)
Hair ColorLight Brown
Eye ColorLight Brown
Body TypeSlim

Social Media Details

Valerie Hopkins is now active on practically every social media platform. She has 2073 Instagram followers. Hopkins started Twitter in 2007 and currently has over 35.5k followers. She has also kept her LinkedIn page up to date. Valeri enjoys updating her Facebook page, where she has 1589 followers. Aside from that, she is known to be active on all social media sites.


  • Hopkins is fluent in several languages, including Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian, Russian, Albanian, and Hungarian, which he is actively learning.
  • She came in second place for Best M.A. Thesis. This was a long-form piece of 10,000 words about prosecuting female war criminals.
  • Valerie was chosen to attend a month-long reporting exchange for young media professionals in Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia.
  • Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Atlantic, Politico, Foreign Policy, Al Jazeera, The Guardian, and other publications.

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