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

Scripps Spelling Bee winner Dev Shah rings NASDAQ closing bell

ShutterstockScience and Health

Chemical in common sweetener found to possibly damage DNA

Doorbell on Ring doorbell camera.
(AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)Business

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

A Ford Bronco sport-utility vehicle
AP Photo / David ZalubowskiLife

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.
(AP Photo/Mark Baker)U.S.

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

Workers on scaffolding repaint the NASA logo.
(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)U.S.

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

Miami Heat forward Caleb Martin.
(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)Sports

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.
(AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)U.S.

Unexpected weather in parts of the US as summer season approaches

Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.
(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)U.S.

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

Travelers move through a security checkpoint in Denver International Airport.
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)Life

US airports see highest post-pandemic daily flight traffic

Kiwi bird native to New Zealand.
ShutterstockScience and Health

Zoo in Miami apologizes for bad treatment of threatened kiwi bird

A green looking meteor comes down over Cairns in Australia.
Cairns AirportScience and Health

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.
(NASA/JPL/Space Science Institute via AP, File)Science and Health

Saturn's rings appear to be disappearing

Musician Tina Turner poses for photographers during a photo call.
(Photo by Vianney Le Caer/Invision/AP)Entertainment

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

An image of a Netflix button on a television remote control.
(AP Photo/Richard Drew)Business

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.
(AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)U.S.

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.
CNN NewsourceU.S.

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

In this 1976 file photo, pop artist Andy Warhol smiles in New York.
(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)Politics

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

Participants in the 49th annual Los Angeles Pride Parade.
John Raoux / APU.S.

Pride event organizers watch state legislatures, cancel some events

Summer garden scene.

Summer gardening: How to attract more pollinators

Sand and debris whirled around a 7-year-old during a baseball game.
CNN NewsourceU.S.

Teenage umpire saves young boy on field as dust devil engulfs him

President Joe Biden departs after having lunch with family at Vietnam Cafe in Philadelphia.
(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)Politics

Biden cuts Asia trip short as US debt ceiling negotiations heat up

Drag artist Vidalia Anne Gentry speaks during a news conference.
(John Amis/AP Images for Human Rights Campaign, File)U.S.

Pride event organizers monitor drag laws ahead of celebrations

Britain's King Charles and Camilla the Queen Consort pose with Eurovision presenters.
(Phil Noble/Pool Photo via AP)Entertainment

King Charles kicks off Eurovision semi-final: How to watch the contest

A logger head turtle is seen swimming under water.
ShutterstockScience and Health

US agency: Environmental impact study to look at threat to sea turtles

An image from Universal Pictures shows actor Cillian Murphy in a scene from Oppenheimer.
(Melinda Sue Gordon/Universal Pictures via AP)Entertainment

Chris Nolan's 'Oppenheimer' trailer has doomsday clock, sad Einstein

South Carolina daily life.

Bride killed on wedding day when alleged DUI driver hit golf cart