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writer , economic development consultant

Jerry Hopkins, American Writer, economic development consultant.

Background

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.

Career

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, Economics Development Corp of Honolulu, since 1989.

Works

Connections

Children: Erin, Nick.

father:
Francis Brognard Hopkins

mother:
Ruth May (Ginder) Hopkins

child:
Erin Hopkins

child:
Nick Hopkins