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.

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Recent Work
Palestinians look for survivors after an Israeli strike on a house in Rafah, Gaza Strip.

UN: Over 2,300 children killed in Gaza as relief efforts are at risk

A building destroyed in the Israeli bombing of the Gaza Strip is seen in Rafah.

Israel ramps up bombings as Hamas releases 2 more hostages

Rachel Goldberg shows the two texts she got for her son during Hamas' attack.

Parents of missing American Israeli describe texts during attack

People hold up images of hostages in Gaza.

High-tech operation in Israel is tracking Gaza hostages

A damaged neighborhood following Israeli airstrikes on Gaza City.

Israel fires new GPS-guided mortar system against Hamas

U.S. Senator Chris Coons of Delaware speaks with Scripps News International Correspondent Jason Bellini

Senator says US working tirelessly to bring hostages home from Gaza

Israel's Iron Dome system intercepts rockets

Israel wants to boost its Iron Dome defenses to counter Hamas

Judith Raanan, left, and her daughter Natalie, 18.

2 US hostages held in Gaza have been released

Palestinians look for survivors after Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City.

Gaza airstrikes continue as Israel prepares for a ground invasion

Volunteers in Israel coordinate social media campaigns to raise awareness for hostages

Inside a social media war room fighting for the hostages held by Hamas

Rockets are fired from the Gaza Strip toward Israel over destroyed buildings

How Israel's war with Hamas has progressed

A graphic from the Israel Defense Forces that it says is proof it did not cause blast at Gaza hospital.

Israel says evidence proves it did not cause Gaza hospital blast

President Joe Biden meets with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Biden: Israel not to blame in Gaza hospital blast that killed hundreds

Jason Bellini sits with family of missing American.

Families watch Hamas videos in horror in hopes of finding hostages

The site of a music festival near the border with the Gaza Strip in southern Israel

Newly released video shows a woman taken hostage by Hamas

Scripps News National Correspondent Jason Bellini, right, speaks with a member of the Israel Defense Forces.

Gaza braces for Israel's imminent ground assault

Palestinians flee to the southern Gaza Strip after the Israeli army issued an evacuation warning

Israel warns north Gaza to evacuate as likely ground assault looms

Scripps News international correspondent Jason Bellini reports from Israel

Scripps News on the ground: Israel hits Gaza with large-scale strikes

National Security Council spokesman John Kirby listens as he is asked a question.

State Department: American death toll in Israel increases to 22

Members of Israeli bomb squad unit inspect a site hit by a rocket fired from the Gaza Strip, in Ashkelon, Israel.

Residents scramble for shelter as Israeli town is hit by rockets

Ukraine Suicide Sea Drones

Ukraine is using sea drones to deliver the fight beyond front lines

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken, flanked by U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Bridget Brink

How much has the US spent on Ukrainian aid?

Ukrainian fighter pilot whose call sign is "Juice."

Ukraine mourns the death of ace fighter pilot 'Juice'

Helicopters flying in Ukraine.

Ukrainian operation leads Russian helicopter pilot to defect

Yevgeny Prigozhin, the owner of the Wagner Group military company.

Head of Wagner Group was aboard jet that crashed, Russian agency says

Ukrainian tank

Ukrainian solidiers in US tanks liberate Robotyne and free civilians

No Surrender: Ukraine's Unsung Heroes

No Surrender: Ukraine's unsung heroes

Commander Nazariy Kishak

Ukrainian troops wait to join the counteroffensive in the 'grey zone'

Ukraine's fearless mortar commander

'Witch,' Ukraine's fearless mortar commander, orders walls of fire

Ukraine's front line deminers

Ukraine's front line deminers: 'Always first, always forward'