Axel Turcios

Axel Turcios

National Correspondent

Axel Turcios is an Emmy-Award winning journalist who joins Scripps News as a National Correspondent based out of New York City. He comes to us from Univision 23 in Miami, where Axel appeared frequently on the national programs Primer Impacto, Noticiero Nacional Univision and Despierta América. Before joining Univision, Axel worked for two years as a reporter for Telemundo in Las Vegas. Axel will be the first to tell you that reporting out of New York City has been a life-long dream. He dedicates his spare time to community work and organizing charitable projects to help low-income families and children in his country of origin, Honduras.

Recent Work
Workers on top of a building that was heavily damaged by Hurricane Ian
Jay Reeves / APScience and Health

Volunteers From Across The U.S. Help Floridians Recover After Ian

People stand on the destroyed bridge to Pine Island in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian in Matlacha, Florida
Gerald Herbert / APScience and Health

Some Matlacha Island Homes Are Sinking After Hurricane Ian

Migrant workers
NewsyScience and Health

Migrant Workers Helping To Rebuild After Ian Face Scams, Fraud

Displaced Fort Myers residents camping out at a Walmart parking lot.
NewsyScience and Health

Hurricane Survivors Struggle To Find Shelter After Losing Everything

Homes damaged by Hurricane Ian in Lee County.
NewsyScience and Health

Hurricane Ian Victims Share Survival Stories After Losing Everything

Temporary tent housing for migrants in New York City
Julia Nikhinson / APPolitics

Election '22: What Matters: Dealing With A Surge Of Migrant Arrivals

Mandalay Bay Hotel
John Locher / APU.S.

5 Years Later, The Las Vegas Mass Shooting Still Shapes Public Events

Jude Smith playing her guitar

Finding Hope Through A Different Approach To Mental Health Care

Workers install a second hangar-sized tent in New York
Julia Nikhinson / APU.S.

New York City Races To House Thousands Of Newly Arrived Migrants

Justine and Keyong

New York City Schools Create Office For Foster Care Students

Participants carry flags from several different countries during a pregame ceremony celebrating hispanic heritage month
Ron Jenkins / APU.S.

Hispanic Population In Portland Is Growing Rapidly

A person receives a monkeypox vaccine.
Francisco Seco / APScience and Health

Children, College Students Diagnosed With Monkeypox Raise Alarm

Michel Sagues, Francelys Guedez and Jaison Manrrique
Axel TurciosPolitics

Venezuelan Migrants Faced Dangerous Journey To Flee Country

People wait in a room after getting off the bus.

129 More Migrants Arrive In New York City From Texas

This 2014 illustration made available by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention depicts a polio virus particle
CDCScience and Health

Polio Spreading: Virus Found In New York City Wastewater

A bathroom is shown.

City Council Bill Could Open More Public Bathrooms In New York City

A sign is displayed outside a DC Health monkeypox vaccine clinic
Patrick Semansky / APScience and Health

There Is A Nationwide Shortage Of Monkeypox Vaccines

Daniel Rofin, 41, receives a vaccine against Monkeypox from a health professional in a medical center in Barcelona, Spain
Francisco Seco / APScience and Health

Monkeypox Has Now Been Declared A National Public Health Emergency

 Science and Health

New Yorkers Scramble To Get Monkeypox Vaccine

Cathleen, of Cathleen's Toy Reviews, demonstrates Party Pop Teenies at the Sweet Suite show.
Richard Drew / APBusiness

Biggest Toy Industry Event Focused On Interactive Products This Year

Richard Cox, center, is dragged into a cell after being pulled from the back of a police van after being detained

Crump To Represent Randy Cox, Black Man Hurt In Police Van

Flags affirming LGBTQ+ identity dress the fencing surrounding the Stonewall National Monument.
Bebeto Matthews / APU.S.

Pride Parade Marched On With Mix Emotions In New York City

Raymond Lopez walks down a street.

Chicago Mayoral Candidate Shares His Coming Out Journey

Memorial of the victims from the Bronx Apartment Fire
Mai Nolasco-Carranza / NewsyU.S.

Newsy Looks At New York Safety Compliances After Deadly Apartment Fire

A memorial for Robb Elementary School victims
Mai Nolasco-Carranza / NewsyScience and Health

The Mental Health Impact Mass Shootings Have On Survivors

Jose Mata, top, a brother of Xavier Lopez, and a man, who declined to give his name, place a wooden cross at a memorial
Jae C. Hong / APU.S.

Uvalde Family Reminisces On Life Of 10-Year-Old Xavier Lopez

A memorial for victims of the Robb Elementary School mass shooting
Eric Gay / APU.S.

Trauma Surgeon Who Treated Uvalde Victims Calls For Gun Reform

Uvalde nurse Esmeralda Zamora and her 10-year-old daughter, Stacie Villarreal

Uvalde Mother Shares Story Of Daughter's Survival, Community Bond

A DJ works at The Lot Radio.

Shipping Container Radio Station Unites Brooklyn Music Community

An arrangement of fentanyl test strips
Mark Lennihan / APScience and Health

More Politicians Stepping In To Legalize Fentanyl Testing Strips