Jake Godin

Jake Godin

Jake Godin

Visual investigations Correspondent

Jake Godin is a visual investigations journalist at Scripps News. In partnership with the open-source reporting team at Bellingcat, he investigates stories around the world using a mix of satellite imagery, open source video and photos from social media, and other media.

Recent Work
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley looks on during a United Nations Security Council meeting at the UN.

Nikki Haley The Face Of Trump's Least Popular Policies On Global Stage

An interpreter speaks with Kurdish villagers during a humanitarian mission involving US, Iraqi and Kurdish forces.

The US Is Taking In Less Refugees. That Could Put It At Risk.

U.S. President Donald Trump holds up a memorandum that reinstates sanctions on Iran.

Europe's Plan To Dodge US Iran Sanctions Shows Growing Gap In Policy

The Macedonian and NATO flags are show flying next to each other.

Russian Efforts In Macedonia Latest Attempt To Influence Balkans

The guided-missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) departs Naval Station Norfolk in preparation for Hurricane Florence.

As Hurricane Florence Rolls In, The Navy Ships Out

Ambulances and police officers gather in front of the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo.

17 Years After Its Biggest Attack Against The US — Al-Qaeda Persists

Civil defense volunteers respond to an airstrike in Syria's Idlib province

Syrian Government Attack On Idlib Poses More Crisis In Syria

Woman looks at her destroyed home in Sana’a after it was hit by an airstrike in April 2015.

US Bombs Are Being Used In Potential War Crimes In Yemen

Members of the Taliban surrender themselves to the Afghan government

Here's Why The Taliban Is Making A Comeback In Afghanistan

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Turkey's Economy Is Struggling, And That's Partly On The US

Crown Prince Of Saudi Arabia Mohammad Bin Salman

What's Up With Saudi Arabia's Diplomatic Spat With Canada?

U.S. President Donald Trump and Prime Minister of Italy Giuseppe Conte speak and take questions from the media.

Why Talking With Iran Is So Tricky For The US

A repatriation ceremony for U.S. soldiers' remains in South Korea

The US Has A Complicated History Of Getting Remains From North Korea

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is welcomed to Bagram Air Field

Why The US Is Trying To Talk To The Taliban — Again

A U.S. Soldier stands guard during a security patrol outside Manbij, Syria.

Can The US Work With Russia In Syria? It's Complicated.

A family crosses into Canada at an irregular border crossing.

Crossing North: Asylum Seekers Use The US As A Route Into Canada

A mosaic of Moammar Gadhafi on a wall in Tripoli, Libya

Why North Korea's Not Big On Trump's Libya Model For Denuclearization

President Donald Trump shakes hands with U.N. Secretary-general António Guterres

President Trump's Meeting With The Head Of The UN Could Get Awkward

An Israeli pilot in a cockpit

Israel Is Attacking Iran In Syria. Here's Why.

President Donald Trump leaves the podium after making a statement on the administration's strategy for dealing with Iran.

What Happens Now That Trump Left The Iran Nuclear Deal?

Rod Rosenstein

Rod Rosenstein Doesn't Seem Worried By GOP Impeachment Threat

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu presents information regarding the nuclear agreement with Iran

Will Netanyahu's Dramatic Iran Announcement Sway Trump?

LAT refresher training for seasoned OPCW inspectors in the Czech Republic.

Here's How The UN's Chemical Weapons Watchdog Works

Members of 5th Special Forces Group conducting 50. Cal Weapons training during counter ISIS operations at Al Tanf Garrison.

As Trump Threatens Strike, US Troops Are Still Stationed In Syria

A still image from an ISIS video showing the capture of a large weapons depot belonging to the Syrian government.

How Guns Move: Understanding The Deadly Game Of Weapons Proliferation

Victims of the chemical weapon attack included men, women and children.

The Recent Attack In Syria Got Headlines, But Others There Haven't

Patriot missiles may seem fancy, but according to some critics, their effectiveness isn't so great.

Is Saudi Arabia Shooting Down Missiles? Experts Are Skeptical

President Donald Trump meets Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Oval Office.

US Congress Vote Overshadows Saudi Prince's White House Welcome

Street sign diplomacy is common throughout countries around the world, as it's an easy way to score political points.

Street Sign Diplomacy: How Countries Use Street Signs To Troll Rivals

Syria's Eastern Ghouta region lies just east of the country's capital and has been under siege by the government for years.

71 Deaths A Day: Numbers Tell Tale Of Horror In Syria's Eastern Ghouta