Multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist Jim Hoffer works for Eyewitness News as an investigative reporter in New York City. Due to his undercover investigations, the requirements for New York state gun shows is now tougher than usual to protect military vessels. His undercover investigation also led New York lawmakers to the state’s gun show loophole. Similarly, his reports have helped to put culprits behind bars and freeing innocent people. During his more than two-decades-long careers, Hoffer has been a part of several important stories from Super Storm Sandy to 9/11 to the crash of American Flight 587 to the 2003 Blackout.
Early Life, Bio, And Education Of Jim Hoffer
Jim Hoffer was born in November of 1963 in the United States of America to Patricia Hoofer from Lititz. He belongs to white ethnicity and holds an American nationality. After completing his schooling, he received his bachelor's degree in journalism from Temple University in Philadelphia.
Jim Hoffer's Career
After graduation, Jim Hoffer joined WABC as an investigative journalist. And he moved to Channel 7’s Eyewitness News Investigative Team in June 1998, in New York City. His work has brought changes in the law, sweeping changes in security on both the state and federal levels as well as the imprisonment of corrupt individuals.
His reports on a Transit engineer from New Jersy who was operating trains despite losing his car license led to the removal of the engineer from the rails. Similarly, because of his investigation, a Medical fraud operation was uncovered in Harlem. The state officials raided and closed down the office.
Overall in his journalism career, he has won a countable number of Emmy Awards, Peabody Award, and the Columbia University's prestigious DuPont Award. Moreover, he won the national Edward R. Murrow Award for his series of investigations reports on the enormous utility company, Con Ed.
Jim Hoffer's Net Worth, Salary, And Major Source Of Income
Jim Hoffer has an estimated net worth of more than $2 million, which he acc u mulated from his 20+ year-long career. It has been nearly twenty years that Hoffer is investigating corruption, wrong-doing and rip-offs for Eyewitness News. And it has also been reported that investigation specialist gets around $55 K a year.
He is living a lavish lifestyle from his earning as he has cla s sic Ford car for his ride.
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Jim Hoffer's Wife, Affair, And Relationship
Jim Hoffer married his longtime girlfriend, Mika Brzezinski in October 1993, in the private wedding ceremony. The couple conducted their marriage ceremony on Block Island, Rhode Island at the West Side church in front of their families and close friends.
Hoffer and Brzezinski met while they were working at the New Haven, WTHN-TV, and Connecticut ABC affiliate in 1992. Brzezinski is an American television host, author, and political commentator and daughter of former President Jimmy Carter’s national security adviser.
The couple has two children; daughters named Emilie Hoffer and Carlie Hoffer. Both of their daughters are in college-level. Emilie Hoffer has joined John Hopkins University and Carlie Hoffer is in Dartmouth College.
After nearly, 23 years, the pair divorced in June 2016 citing irreconcilable differences. The main reason behind their separation is Brzezinski's relationship with Joe Scarborough; a former Republican Congressman. Even though they have denied their relationship in the past, they finally accepted their relationship in an interview with Vanity Fair in May 2017 after getting secretly engaged during their trip to the South of France.
'Everyone talks about how there was always something there. Over the past year and a half, I realized I had to face these feelings and that it was time to stop putting them in a box. It was not an easy process and it was not an easy set of decisions for either of us. It was something I couldn’t deny anymore.'
On the other hand, Hoffer is single and resides in Manhattan. He loves spending his spare time riding on the bike and exploring city swimming, running in a Central Park, and Traveling.
Jim Hoffer's Height, And Other Facts
- Hoffer's Height: He has a height of 6ft 3 inch.
- She has light brown hair and brown eyes.
by Bchrome, 01 Jun, 2017