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
The Empire State Building, left, with the Lackawanna rail and ferry station, on Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019

Empire State Building to shine in Union Jack colors for coronation

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer. April 22, 2023, in Miami.

Bucks part ways with head coach Mike Budenholzer after 5 seasons

US Pentagon and Potomac river in Arlington, Virginia.

Pentagon reports military sexual assaults are up over past year

D.C. Fire Department truck

DC firefighters on leave after video shows street brawl at scene

Twitter profile for Elon Musk.

For celebrities who have Twitter Blue, who actually pays?

Sketch artist Elizabeth Williams captures the moment Donald Trump grimaces at a prosecutor in a NYC courtroom.

In the courtroom with Trump, an artist's front row seat to history


Disney appears to strip DeSantis' Reedy Creek board of power


Experts warn almost 80% of youth get tax advice from social media


FDA proposes using salt substitutes in more foods


White powder found in parcel addressed to Manhattan DA's office

Images of Oreo cookies.

Researchers twist open over 1,000 Oreos to discover the best method

TikTok logo

TikTok's CEO tries to convince lawmakers app isn't a security risk

Safe room for classrooms, can be used as dry erase board before converting in emergencies.
KT SolutionsU.S.

Dry erase boards that convert to gun shelters tested in classrooms

Actor Lance Reddick.
Evan Agostini/Invision/APObituaries

'The Wire,' 'John Wick' actor Lance Reddick dead at 60

Trevon Faulkner of Northern Kentucky goes up for a jump shot.
Rogelio V. Solis / APSports

March Madness brackets: A mathematician's formula for the best outcome

A ChatGPT slide

Microsoft makes reductions in ethics AI team amid ChatGPT work

Suspect Jorge Ivan Santos Camacho
Davidson County Sheriff's Office via APU.S.

Missing Dallas teen found locked in North Carolina shed

New Orleans street scene

Ex-officer given 14-year sentence in teen sexual assault case

A kangaroo joey named "Lucky," rescued from crocodile-infested Australian floodwaters.
Queensland Police / NewsourceWorld

Baby kangaroo rescued in crocodile-infested flood waters in Australia

FDA-cleared OtoSet Ear Cleaning System.
SafKan Health/HandoutPolitics

First FDA-cleared automated ear cleaner could become widely used

Beagle in a cage at testing operation.
ShutterstockScience and Health

Bill introduced to put retired laboratory animals in homes

Armed police officers near the scene of a shooting in Hamburg, Germany on Thursday March 9, 2023

Six reported dead in Germany shooting

Crime scene where gunmen kidnapped four U.S. citizens who crossed into Mexico from Texas, Friday, March 3, 2023.

Data: Hundreds of 'malicious homicides' in Mexico's Tamaulipas state

First Lady of the United States Jill Biden speaks during an interview with Associated Press reporter Darlene Superville.
Brian Inganga / APPolitics

US first lady says President Biden ready to run again

Traders work on the floor at the New York Stock Exchange in New York
Seth Wenig / APBusiness

Morgan Stanley warning: S&P 500 could drop 26% in a matter of months

An alligator
Bronx ZooU.S.

Alligator rescued in NYC park had swallowed a bathtub stopper

Workers at the site of a collapsed parking garage
Scripps News MilwaukeeU.S.

Parking structure partially collapses at Wisconsin mall

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk.
Benjamin Fanjoy / APBusiness

Tesla cooperates with California as Musk announces engineering HQ

Crime tape surrounds the scene of a shooting.
CNN NewsourceU.S.

TV reporter, child killed in Florida shooting spree

A dog sticks its head out a car window.
ShutterstockScience and Health

Florida bill wants to ban dogs from putting head out car windows