Jason Bellini

Jason Bellini

Jason Bellini

International Correspondent

Jason Bellini is Scripps News’s international correspondent. Currently, his primary assignment is covering the war in Ukraine. He joined Scripps News in 2021. An alum of CNN, Bloomberg News, and the Wall Street Journal, Bellini has covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Kosovo and Iraq. He focuses on telling the stories of remarkable individuals who are being put to the test by the most extraordinary of circumstances.

Ukraine's Women Warriors   Russia-Ukraine War: On the Ground

Recent Work
Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian leaves after the opening of the new Iranian consulate building in Damascus.

What key recent events led to Iran's assault on Israel?

Denys, a Ukrainian orphan

Ukrainian orphan escapes Russia, but remains in limbo

Darwin, a FPV drone pilot.

Inside Ukrainian FPV Kamikaze drone unit with ace pilot 'Darwin'

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy answers media questions during his press conference in Kyiv, Ukraine, Feb. 25, 2024.

Ukraine's Zelenskyy: 31,000 soldiers have died in war with Russia

Ukrainian pilot: F16 'super fun jet to fly'

Ukraine's pilots training as fast as they can to be ready for F-16s

Ukraine's Women Warriors

Keeping up with Ukraine's fearless women warriors

Unbreakable Rusya

Meet 'Unbreakable Rusya,' the woman helping war amputees in Ukraine

Ukrainian handler of life and death.

Meet the brave woman leading search dogs in war-torn Ukraine

'Demon' a 19-year-old Ukrainian mortarwoman seeking revenge

'Demon' is a 19-year-old Ukrainian mortarwoman seeking revenge


Ukrainian Orphan, Victim of 'Brainwashing,' Escapes Russia

Ukraine lobbies U.S. to save stolen children

Ukraine wants more done to retrieve its stolen children from Russia

The Ground-Launched Small Diameter Bomb.

Ukraine to get a long-range bomb never before used in combat

Asha George, Alexander Glaser, Daniel Holz, Herb Lin, Rachel Bronson, and Bill Nye.

Doomsday Clock set at '90 seconds to midnight' for 2nd year in a row

FrankenSAM missiles

Ukraine's 'FrankenSAM' hits Russian target


US and UK forces in Red Sea face increased attacks from Houthi rebels

Ukrainian firefighters putting out a fire of a burning building

Ukrainian officials say Russian missiles hit Kyiv and Kharkiv

A woman serving in the war in Ukraine

Ukraine's Women Warriors

Scripps News

Women at war: Ukraine's warriors

Junior Sergeant Sarah Ashton-Cirillo

American serving in Ukraine predicts victory in 2024

Ukraine's stolen orphans

Scripps News Investigates: A race to rescue Ukraine's abducted orphans

A child on a missing poster in Israel

Families race to make sure young hostages in Gaza aren't forgotten

Palestinians with dual nationality register to cross from Gaza into Egypt.

Dozens of Americans safely arrive in Egypt after evacuating Gaza

Israeli air strikes into Gaza.

Israel strikes refugee camp as troops advance into Gaza Strip

Massive fire breaks out after Israel intercepts a rocket from Gaza.

Fighting intensifies as Israel expands its military operation in Gaza

Palestinians mourn their relatives killed in the Israeli bombardment.

Thousands break into aid warehouses in Gaza as deaths top 8,000

Smoke rises following an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.

Israel expands ground operation in Gaza, hitting underground targets

A line of Israeli tanks are shown during an incursion into the Gaza Strip.

IDF executes second ground raid in Gaza ahead of expected invasion

Major Shraga

An Israeli-American major talks about the imminent invasion in Gaza

Palestinians inspect the damage of destroyed buildings following Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City.

Israeli tanks enter Gaza in extensive overnight ground raid

An Israeli American man from Chicago who went to Israel to fight Hamas walks with Scripps News reporter Jason Bellini.

Chicago man leaves life behind, commands Israeli unit against Hamas