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Jim Hoffer

Jim Hoffer

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Full Name: Jim Hoffer
Gender: Male
Profession: Journalist
Country: United States
Horoscope: N/A
Height: 6 feet 0 inches (1.83m)
WifeMika Brzezinski
MarriedMika Brzezinski (1993)
Net Worth$2 million
Eye ColorBlue
Hair ColorGrey
EducationTemple University's School of Communication and Media
FatherSam Hoffer
MotherPatricia Hoffer
KidsEmilie, Carlie Hoffer
Instagram Jim Hoffer Instagram
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Jim Hoffer is an American journalist who is currently working for Eyewitness News as an investigative reporter in New York City.

How much is Jim Hoffer Net Worth and Salary?

Jim Hoffer has an estimated net worth of around $2 million which he earned through his career as a journalist. As an employee of WABC, he earns an average salary of $55k per year.

Jim Hoffer with his car
Caption: Jim Hoffer with his car (Photo: Instagram_

He owns a classic Ford car which he often shares on his Instagram account. Besides, Jim is a vivid animal lover and owns a pet dog of Bernedoodle breed, On average, a Berndoodle dog costs around $2.5k $5k in the United States.

Who is Jim Hoffer Wife? Daughters

Jim Hoffer tied the wedding knot with his longtime girlfriend, Mika Brzezinski on 23rd October 1993. Their wedding was a private one that took place on Block Island, Rodhe Island at the West Side Church with the presence of their closed friends and family.

His ex-wife, Mika is an American television host, author, and political commentator. They first met while they were working at the New Haven, WTHN-TV, and Connecticut ABC affiliate in the year 1992.

Jim Hoffer with his two daughters
Caption: Jim Hoffer with his two daughters (Photo: Instagram)

They gave birth to two daughters, Emilie, and Carlie Hoffer. Their elder daughter Emilie completed her graduation from The Johns Hopkins University, while their younger daughter Carlie attended Dartmouth College. Later something went between them and they ended their marriage through a divorce in the year 2016.

Early Life

Jim Hoffer entered this world in November 1963 in the United States of America. He is the son of Sam Hoffer (father) and Patricia Hoffer (mother). Jim holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnical background.

He stands at a height of 6 feet tall. Hoffer has a grey colored hair while his eyes are blue in color.


He completed his high school from his hometown. Later he attended Temple University’s School of Communication and Media in Philadelphia, PA from where he grabbed his bachelor’s degree in Journalism.

Who is Jim Hoffer?

As we mentioned above, Jim Hoffer is a multiple Emmy Award-winning journalist who is a famously known New York-based investigative reporter for Eyewitness News. During his more than two-decades-long careers, he 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.


At the beginning of his career, Jim started working at WTNH-TV, an ABC affiliate in New Haven as a reporter. Later, he moved to WABC-TV, owned by ABC News and worked as an Investigate Correspondent.

Later, he joined the popular investigative unit Eyewitness News Investigative Team in June 1998; ever since then, he has remained with the network. Hoffer’s work has brought changes in the law, sweeping changes in security as well as the imprisonment of corrupt individuals.

Jim Hoffer, American Journalist
Caption: Jim Hoffer, American Journalist (Photo: Instagram)

Throughout his time working at Eyewitness News, he has worked on various stories, covering police issues, whistleblowers, corruption, scams, and aviation/transportation.

Besides, he has also been on the scene of every major story from 9/11 and Super Storm Sandy to the 2003 Blackout, the crash of American Flight 587 and a rash of deadly train accidents.


Overall in his journalism career, Jim has won several numbers of Emmy Awards, Peabody Award, and Columbia University’s prestigious DuPont Award.

Further, he also won the national Edward R Murrow Award for his series of investigations reports on the enormous utility company, Con Ed.