Valerie Bonk started working at WTOP in 2016 and has lived in Howard County, Maryland, her entire life. She’s thrilled to be a reporter for WTOP telling stories on air. She works as both a television and radio reporter in the Maryland and D.C. areas.
She received her Bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Maryland, her Master’s degree in journalism from Georgetown University in 2014 and her law degree from The University of Baltimore in 2018.
She spends her spare time relaxing with her family and three dogs, running as much as she can and teaching competitive ballet.