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
A man walks past a mural of Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega
Andres Nunes / APWorld

Nicaragua's Daniel Ortega Secures 4th Term As President

Travelers arrive at JFK International Airport

International Travelers Reunite After U.S. Border Opens

A woman walks through the boarding area at Frankfurt airport with a U.S. flag
Sebastian Gollnow / DPA / APU.S.

U.S. Lifts Travel Restrictions From 30 Countries

A cross in a cemetery in New Orleans

Haunted America: New Orleans, A City Of Pain

Historic cannons in Gettysburg

Haunted America: The Ghosts of Gettysburg

The Sallie House

Haunted America: The Sallie House

The Old Burying Point cemetery in Salem, Massachusetts

Haunted America: The Salem Witch Trials

A cell at the Ohio State Reformatory
John Mone / NewsyU.S.

Haunted America: Ohio State Reformatory

John Wilson was found guilty of participating in a fraudulent college admissions scheme.
Josh Reynolds / APU.S.

2 Parents Convicted In College Admissions Scandal

Students are greeted as they arrive to school.
Richard Drew / APU.S.

Why Some Parents Are Opting Kids Out Of ESL Programs

Teachers protest against the COVID-19 vaccination mandates in New York.
Mary Altaffer / APU.S.

NYC Schools Vaccine Mandate Now In Effect

Teachers protest against the COVID-19 vaccination mandates in New York.
Mary Altaffer / APScience and Health

Vaccine Mandate Goes Into Effect For NYC Public School Teachers

A health care worker waits to receive her COVID-19 booster shot in New York, Monday, Sept. 27, 2021.
Seth Wenig / APScience and Health

New York State Braces For A Potential Medical Staffing Crisis


An Air Traffic Controller Remembers September 11th

A closed sign in a business's window.

Pandemic Unemployment Benefits Expire On Labor Day


Millions At Risk As Extended Unemployment Benefits Expire

People walk past posters encouraging participation in the 2020 Census
Ted S. Warren / APU.S.

2020 Census Shows America Is More Racially Diverse

Man on porch

Rent Relief Funding Goes Unspent As Renters, Landlords Struggle

Housing advocates protest
Brittainy Newman / APU.S.

Struggling Renters Fear What Will Happen If Eviction Moratorium Ends

Security personnel ask customers for proof of vaccination as they enter a New York City winery.
Frank Franklin II / APScience and Health

NYC Mandates COVID Vaccination Proof For Indoor Settings

National Museum of American History Center
NewsyScience and Health

Some U.S. Cities Continue Reopening, Others Restart Masking Mandates

Cuban protest outside White House
Jose Luis Magana / APU.S.

Activists Call For Internet Balloons In Cuba Amid Protests

Cubans protest in Washington, D.C.
Jose Luis Magana / APU.S.

Cubans Call On U.S. To Intervene Amid Historic Uprisings