Douglas Jones

Douglas Jones

Douglas Jones

Digital Producer

Douglas Jones is a producer for Scripps News covering topics from a national angle including politics, consumer issues and stories that cross borders becoming international concerns that affect the lives of Americans and catch the attention of U.S. lawmakers. Douglas spent over a decade at CNN and CNN International's 24/7 operation covering stories from around globe. He left to work in public relations for a housing development project in New Zealand, and then spend time working for UNICEF in Cambodia. He returned to CNN to cover the 2016 presidential election attending the DNC and the RNC, then went on to cover the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. and his presidency. Douglas then joined TEGNA before moving to Scripps News, writing and producing online content for the national website as well as online content for Scripps stations in 41 markets around the United States.

Recent Work
American Paul Whelan jailed in Russia.

American prisoner Paul Whelan appears in new Russia state media video

The Moon in the night sky

Rare Super Blue Moon to shine on Aug. 30: Here's how to see it

Elvis Presley's Exhibition Quality S&W Model 53 Revolver at auction.

Rock 'n' roll legend Elvis Presley's historic revolver to be auctioned

Staffer for Sen. Rand Paul stabbed on H. St. in D.C.

Court releases video of moment Sen. Rand Paul staffer stabbed in DC

Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro visits border where he says clothing was stuck on razor wire where families got trapped.

'Everyone needs to see': Joaquin Castro calls border buoys 'barbaric'

A concept showing a remote controlled container ship vessel powered by Rolls Royce technology.

Are autonomous shipping vessels the future of maritime commerce?

Diver finds woman's wedding ring lost at bottom of a lake.

Diver manages to find woman's lost $9,500 wedding ring in lake

Quarterback Ryan Mallett warms up before an NFL football game.

Former NFL player Ryan Mallett dies at 35 after drowning accident

A different migrant boat off Canary Islands from 2020 used by migrants from Morocco.

Migrant boat sinks off Spain's Canary Islands, dozens possibly lost

Dev Shah joins Scripps in ringing the closing bell for NASDAQ.

Scripps Spelling Bee winner Dev Shah rings NASDAQ closing bell


Chemical in common sweetener found to possibly damage DNA

Doorbell on Ring doorbell camera.

Amazon to pay more than $30M in Ring, Alexa privacy lawsuits

A Ford Bronco sport-utility vehicle

Ford Broncos recalled due to issues trying to use safety belts

Spectators embrace ahead of the start of the 45th anniversary Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras.

Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras spotlights Asia-Pacific region Pride

Workers on scaffolding repaint the NASA logo.

NASA holds public meeting on UFOs. Here's what was revealed

Miami Heat forward Caleb Martin.

Who is Caleb Martin? The Heat's hero of Game 7

Residents and tourists watch a sunset over the ocean in Fort Myers Beach, Florida.

Unexpected weather in parts of the US as summer season approaches

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

Sen. Ted Cruz calls Uganda homosexuality law 'horrific' and 'wrong'

Travelers move through a security checkpoint in Denver International Airport.

US airports see highest post-pandemic daily flight traffic

Kiwi bird native to New Zealand.

Zoo in Miami apologizes for bad treatment of threatened kiwi bird

A green looking meteor comes down over Cairns in Australia.

Rare meteor caught on camera lighting up sky at Australian airport

An image of Savannah, Georgia from the Savannah river.

Some of the best hotels in the US in 2023 might surprise you

NASA image shows the planet Saturn.

Saturn's rings appear to be disappearing

Musician Tina Turner poses for photographers during a photo call.

Reaction to Tina Turner's death pours in from around the globe

An image of a Netflix button on a television remote control.

Netflix will charge an extra $8 monthly to subscribers who share

A creative digital image shows an interpretation of the idea that intelligence can be artificial.

Researcher Rodney Brooks says current AI is overrated

An aerial view of Beaufort, South Carolina.

Police: Daughter fights mother to save sister after another killed

Newly built homes designed after Key West-style architecture on sale.

Florida sued for blocking some foreigners from buying property

High school where 3 students attended. Fentanyl suspected in deaths of 2 high school girls, another girl charged for murder.

2 teens die of suspected fentanyl overdose, another charged for murder

In this 1976 file photo, pop artist Andy Warhol smiles in New York.

High Court rules against artist Andy Warhol in dispute on Prince image