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Jerry Hopkins

Jerry Hopkins, American writer, economic development consultant.


  • Hopkins, Jerry was born on November 9, 1935 in Camden, New Jersey, United States. Son of Francis Brognard and Ruth May (Ginder) Hopkins.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Journalism, Washington and Lee University, 1957. Master of Science in Journalism, Columbia University, 1959.


    • Reporter Twin City Sentinel, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, 1957-1958. Reporter, jazz critic Times-Picayune, New Orleans, 1959-1961. Writer, producer Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, New York City and Los Angeles, 1961-1964.

      Correspondent, contributor editor Rolling Stone magazine, Los Angeles, London and Hawaii, 1967-1986. Editor Pacific Business News, Honolulu, 1986-1987. Executive assistant to the mayor City and County of Honolulu, 1987-1989.

      Consultant Economic Development Corp of Honolulu, since 1989.


    • No One Here Gets Out Alive
    • Here is Jim Morrison in all his complexity-singer, philosopher, poet, delinquent-the brilliant, charismatic, and obsessed seeker who rejected authority in any form, the explorer who probed "the bounds of reality to see what would happen.


    • Children: Erin, Nick.
    • father: Francis Brognard Hopkins
    • mother: Ruth May (Ginder) Hopkins
    • children: Erin Hopkins
    • Nick Hopkins
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    Born November 9, 1935
    • 1957
      Washington and Lee University
    • 1959
      Columbia University
    • 1957 - 1958
      Reporter Twin City Sentinel
      North Carolina, United States
    • 1959 - 1961
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1961 - 1964
    • 1967 - 1986
      Los Angeles, California, United States
    • 1986 - 1987
      editor Pacific Business News
      Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      executive, assistant to the mayor City and County of Honolulu
    • 1989
      consultant, Economic Development Corp of Honolulu
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