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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.

Recent Work
some actresses at the theatre
Scripps NewsWorld

Ukrainian theater lives on in a bunker

Igor Gusev with a piece of his art
Scripps NewsWorld

Ukraine’s art of war: 'There’s always fresh blood'

A student at a drone school in Ukraine
Scripps NewsWorld

Ukraine's Drone Pilot Schools Scramble To Train Combat Flyers

Faces of the War

Newsy Tonight Presents: Faces of the War Part III

A Ukrainian Captain who goes by "Vakula"

Ukraine’s 63rd Brigade Moves East – With Trench Family Of Wartime Pets

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy seen during his visit to Kherson, Ukraine

Zelenskyy: Time's Person Of The Year; Courage 'As Contagious As Fear'

Max Titov is pictured with his modified truck.
Max TitovWorld

Ukraine's 'Mad Max' Sends 4-Wheeled Foreign Fighters Into Battle

Anna Kurkurina pets a group of dogs.

Ukrainian Powerlifter Champions Survival Of Mykolaiv's Abandoned Pets

Volodymyr Sahaidak with an orphan

How A Kherson Orphanage Hid Ukrainian Children From The Russians

Babies inside the orphanage at Calvary Baptist Church in Kherson.

Kherson Pastor: Russians Took 46 Babies And Toddlers From Orphanage

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy walks on central square during his visit to Kherson, Ukraine

Zelenskyy Visits Kherson — No Power, No Water, And No More Torture

A Ukrainian female soldier poses for a photo against a Kherson sign in the background
Dagaz / APWorld

Kherson Liberated After Months Of Russian Control

Evgenia Emerald.
Evgenia Emerald.World

Sniper Dubbed 'Ukrainian Joan Of Arc' Shares What Saved Her Life

Lyubov Panchenko in her home.
Sofia RozumenkoWorld

Ukrainians Wish They Knew Panchenko Better; The Artist Died in Bucha

Russian troops guard an entrance of the Kakhovka Hydroelectric Station

Ukraine’s Big Question: Will Russia Fight, Flee Or Flood Kherson?


Russia May Use These Iranian Missiles To Turn Out Lights In Ukraine

A collage of pictures including a Ukrainian pilot
Ukrainian Social MediaWorld

Ukrainian Jet Crashes Trying To Shoot Down Russian Kamikaze Drone

The Iranian Shahed-136 kamikaze drone
Iranian GovernmentWorld

Drone Wars: Ukraine Faces Russian 'Flying Lawnmowers of Death'

A medical worker moves past a burning car after a Russian attack in Kyiv, Ukraine.

Russia Unleashes Most Widespread Strike Against Ukraine In Months

Ukrainian Holocaust survivor Inesa Zhurikhina

In Irony Of War, Ukraine's Holocaust Survivors Flee To Germany

Faces of the War

Newsy Tonight Presents: Faces Of The War Part II

Susan Meiklejohn wears a device for transcranial direct current stimulation
NewsyScience and Health

Breakthrough Device Could Ease Deep Depression

View from a fighter's first-person camera in Ukraine

Young American Fighting in Ukraine GoPros War From Trenches

Taisia Stadnichenko with one of the horses
Jason Bellini / NewsyWorld

Ukraine's Horse Rescuer: 'This Is My Front Line'

Private Sviatoslav Yurash
Jason Bellini / NewsyWorld

Ukraine's Youngest Parliament Member Fights in The Trenches

A Ukrainian soldier helps a wounded fellow soldier on the road in the freed territory in the Kharkiv region, Ukraine.
Kostiantyn Liberov / APWorld

Ukraine's Fighters Share What They've Seen In Newly Retaken Territory

The World Central Kitchen
Jason Bellini / APWorld

World Central Kitchen Feeds Millions In Ukraine, But Winter Is Coming

A man walks over debris of a psychiatric hospital that was heavily damaged after a Russian attack.
Leo Correa / APWorld

Ukrainian Forces Retake Russian-Held Territory Near Kharkiv

Gleb Ivankovich, before and after a Russian missile attack
Jason Bellini / NewsyWorld

Ukrainian Plastic Surgeons Are Treating Wounded Civilians For Free

Roman Mauser inside the catacombs beneath Odesa
Jason Bellini / NewsyWorld

Odesa's Catacombs: Same Strange Bomb Shelter, Different Enemy