Jake Jones

Jake Jones

Former Newsy Digital Content Producer

Jake left his small Missouri hometown to study broadcast journalism and political science at the University of Missouri. After completing his undergrad work and adopting a fat cat named Kasper, he quickly delved into the political arena of 2016. He's active on Twitter (@JakeJones4Newsy) and is always interested in a (civil) political debate.

Recent Work
Kim Jong-un, Moon Jae-in
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Leaders Of North And South Korea Are Set To Meet Tuesday

U.S. naturalization ceremony
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Immigrant Population In US Reaches Highest Percentage In A Century

Donald Trump and Moon Jae-in
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US Approves Arms Sales To South Korea

Kim Jong-un shaking hands with Moon Jae-in
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North And South Korea Open First-Ever Liaison Office

VW Beetle
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Volkswagen To Discontinue The Beetle In 2019

French President Emmanuel Macron
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French President Macron Acknowledges Use Of Torture In Algerian War

Kim Jong-un
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US Sanctions 2 Companies For Being North Korean Fronts

Doctor, patient
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Thousands Lose Medicaid Coverage In Arkansas Due To Work Requirements

Vladimir Putin, Shinzo Abe
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Russia Wants To End 70-Year Islands Dispute With Japan

U.S. oil rig
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Energy Department Estimates US Is Now World's Top Oil Producer

U.S. President Donald Trump
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US Invites China To Discuss Trade Dispute

Closeup of an iPhone in use
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Six Big Tech Companies To Testify To Congress About Privacy

European Parliament
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EU Parliament Votes To Pursue Disciplinary Action Against Hungary

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva
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Former Brazilian Leader Ends Presidential Bid From Behind Bars

The White House
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White House Accuses Iran Of Proxy Attacks In Iraq

U.S. forces in Syria
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Tensions Between US And Russian Forces Escalate In Syria

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro
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NYT: US Officials Met With Venezuelan Officers Planning A Coup

Iranian consulate in Basra, Iraq

Iraqi Protesters Set Fire To Iranian Consulate In Basra

President Donald Trump
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Trump: More Tariffs Against China Could Come "On Short Notice"

Rouhani, Erdogan and Putin

Turkey, Iran and Russia Fail To Agree On Syrian Ceasefire

George Papadopoulos
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George Papadopoulos Sentenced to 14 Days In Prison

"InfoWars" host Alex Jones
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Alex Jones Is Now Permanently Banned From Twitter And Periscope

Catholic clergy members
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New York Opens Sex Abuse Investigation Into Catholic Church

Paraguayan Foreign Minister Luis Alberto Castiglioni
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Paraguay Moves Its Embassy In Israel Back To Tel Aviv

Emirates Airlines Airbus A380
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Several Passengers Fall Ill On Emirates Flight To NYC

SCOTUS nominee Brett Kavanaugh
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A Recap Of The First Day Of Brett Kavanaugh's Confirmation Hearings

Sen. Jon Kyl
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Arizona Governor Appoints Sen. John McCain's Replacement

Argentine President Mauricio Macri
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Argentina Is Cutting Government Ministries To Stabilize Its Economy

U.S. forces in Africa
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NYT: US May Cut Military Operations In Africa

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UN: Higher Percent Of Migrants Dying On Mediterranean In 2018