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.

Recent Work
Iryna Dmytrieva and her daughter Liza
Iryna DmytrievaWorld

Living for Liza: A Ukrainian mother's journey of love and defiance

A Ukrainian smoking an e-cigarette
Scripps NewsWorld

Front-line troops in Ukraine use e-cigs — but not how you think

Yara Chornohuz
Scripps NewsWorld

Ukrainian combat medic's GoPro captures grim front-line reality

a field of missile remnants in Ukraine
Scripps NewsWorld

Where and why Ukraine stores $100 million of Russian missile remnants

People attend a vigil at the Trafalgar Square organised by the Ukrainian and U.S. Embassies
Kin Cheung / APWorld

It's been one year since Russia invaded Ukraine

Kateryna Titowa with her family
Kateryna TitowaWorld

Hostomel, Bucha, Irpin: the Ukrainian family that survived all three

A tank gunner named Lion is pictured.
Scripps NewsWorld

Inside the secret tank repair battalion near Ukraine's front lines

Natalia Zubar taking photos of damage
Scripps NewsWorld

Citizen war crimes investigator in Ukraine risks life for justice

A trench at Ukraine's border with Belarus
Dmytro HoryevoyWorld

Ukraine beefs up along Belarus border — in case Putin wants a do-over

Georg Rossmair and Max Titov
Scripps NewsWorld

Want to give a truck to Ukrainian fighters? 'Mad Max' is your guy

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