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
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

International Atomic Energy Agency director Rafael Grossi inspects the Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant
Russian Defense Ministry Press Service / APWorld

Fighting Goes On Near Ukraine Nuclear Plant; Watchdog Agency On-Site

Director general of the IAEA Rafael Mariano Grossi speaks to authorities.
International Atomic Energy Agency / APWorld

Atomic Energy Inspectors Get Inside Nuclear Plant Targeted By Russia

Director general of nuclear watchdog Rafael Mariano Grossi speaks to authorities.
International Atomic Energy Agency via APPolitics

U.N. Inspectors Arrive At Ukraine Nuclear Plant Amid Fighting

inside of a fighter jet
Ukranian Air ForceWorld

Ukrainian Fighter Pilots, Firing U.S. Missiles, Get Back in the Fight

Jason Bellini and Ryan Hendrickson talking
Jason Bellini / NewsyWorld

Former U.S. Special Forces Wounded Warrior Hunts Land Mines In Ukraine

People are shown in a Ukrainian railway car.

How Ukraine's Railway System Became Crucial To Its War Survival

A Russian serviceman guards a nuclear power station.

Russia's Use Of Nuclear Power Plant Almost Caused A Radiation Disaster

A saxophone player in Ukraine

The Human Impacts Of 6 Months Of War In Ukraine

Ukrainian police officer Ruslan Huseinov stands on a destroyed bridge in the city of Irpin
Evgeniy Maloletka / APWorld

It's Been 6 Months Since The War In Ukraine Started

People look at Ukrainian flags.

Ukrainian Leaders Fear Russian Action Marking 6 Months Of Invasion

Motorists charge their vehicles at a Tesla charging station in Emeryville
Godofredo A. Vásquez / APBusiness

Why Aren’t There More Electric Vehicles On The Road?

child eating

Children Are In Danger In Many Countries Due To A Food Shortage

Terry Gately

An American Escapes Russian Intimidation In Ukraine

Olena Zelenska, second from left, spouse of Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, walks out of the State Department
Patrick Semansky / APWorld

Ukraine's First Lady Olena Zelenska Makes Remarks To Congress

Iryna Dmytriyeva and her daughter Liza

Russian Missile Attack In Vinnytsia, Ukraine, Kills 23 People

an explosion
Ukranian GovernmentWorld

Ukraine's New Rocket Systems Appear To Be Setting Russia Back

Newsy Tonight Presents: Faces Of The War

Faces Of The War

Grain from Ukraine

Ukrainian Grain Is Being Stolen By Russia Amid The War

Twitter: Генеральний штаб ЗСУWorld

Russia Claims Key Victory In Eastern Ukraine

Majullah, a victim of the earthquake

Earthquake Creates Humanitarian Crisis In Afghanistan