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
shopping mall hit by missiles
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Ukraine Receives Same Defensive System That Protects The White House

A field hospital in Mykolayiv, Ukraine receives a Starlink terminal in April
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Ukraine Receives Starlink Satellite Internet System From Elon Musk

Two military men are pictured.

2 Missing Americans Found In Russian Captivity May Get Death Penalty

People clear out debris of an apartment building damaged by shelling in Mykolaivka, eastern Ukraine
Evgeniy Maloletka / APWorld

Families Want Information On Missing Americans In Ukraine

Denys Kratt

Pride Month Holds New Weight For LGBTQ Ukrainians

A pile of grain in Ukraine

Food Prices, Hunger On The Rise Around The World Amid War In Ukraine

High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, or HIMARS

U.S. Sending Ukraine Advanced Weapons Systems

Foreign fighters in Ukraine

2 Foreign Fighters Share Stories Of Battle Against Russian Forces

Natalya Suhotsha looks at her 2-day-old new twin girls at the Lviv state regional perinatal center, western Ukraine
Nariman El-Mofty / APWorld

Ukrainian Mothers Give Birth As War Rages Outside


War Crime Watchdogs Investigate Atrocities, Exhume Bodies In Ivankiv

Smoke rises from the Metallurgical Combine Azovstal in Mariupol during shelling
Alexei Alexandrov / APWorld

Ukrainian Fighters Defend Steel Plant As Russia Celebrates Victory Day

Officers look through a warehouse of weapons.

Thousands Of Unexploded Russian Munitions Sit In Secret Kyiv Warehouse

Smoke rises from the Metallurgical Combine Azovstal in Mariupol, Ukraine

Russian Forces Appear To Have Breached Edge Of Mariupol Steel Plant

A woman hugs her neighbor during the funeral of her husband in Bucha, Ukraine
Emilio Morenatti / APWorld

Ukrainians Take DNA Tests To Help Identify Dead Bodies Of Loved Ones

Ukrainian civilian and drone squad leader Oleksiy Savchenko

Ukrainian Civilians Use Drones To Help Fight Against Russian Forces

A police officer inspects a destroyed area following a Russian missiles attack
Efrem Lukatsky / APWorld

Ukrainians Sift Through Destruction After Russian Missiles Hit Kyiv

Firefighters try to put out a fire following an explosion in Kyiv, Ukraine
Emilio Morenatti / APWorld

Explosions Rock Kyiv Again As Russians Rain Fire On Ukraine

A mental health facility in Borodyanka, Ukraine

Abuse Victim Speaks To Scripps News About Attack By Russian Troops

A statue of Ukrainian national poet Taras Shevchenko

Russian Troops Destroy Ukrainian City Of Borodyanka

A Ukrainian serviceman walks amid the rubble of a building damaged by Russian forces.
Felipe Dana / APWorld

Ukrainians Push Harder Against Russia As Third Month Of War Begins

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
Efrem Lukatsky / APWorld

Ukraine Official: Zelenskyy Meets Top-Level U.S. Delegation

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy answers media questions during a press conference.
Efrem Lukatsky / APWorld

Zelenskyy Says U.S. Officials To Visit Ukraine Sunday

A Ukrainian soldier
Efrem Lukatsky / APWorld

Drone Technology Gives Edge To Ukrainian Forces Fighting Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy
Ukrainian Presidential Press Office / APWorld

Volodymyr Zelenskyy: Before And After Witnessing Horror Of Bucha

Aiden Aslin, a British man fighting in Ukraine
Brennan PhillipsWorld

British Man Fighting In Ukraine Feared Captured By Russian Troops

Russian missile cruiser Moskva

Russia's Damaged Black Sea Flagship Sinks In Latest Setback

Russian President Vladimir Putin
Mikhail Klimentyev / Sputnik / Kremlin Pool / APWorld

Russian Officials: Won't Pause Military Operations For Peace Talks

Ukrainian servicemen stand next to a fragment of a Tochka-U missile with a writing in Russian "For children"
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Russian Missile Kills At Least 52 At Crowded Ukrainian Train Station

Ukrainian soldiers stand on top of a Russian tank
Vadim Ghirda / APWorld

U.S. Javelin Missile System Plays Key Role In Ukraine's Defense

People shelter underground following explosions in Lviv, Ukraine.
Nariman El-Mofty / APWorld

Rocket Attacks Hit Ukraine's Lviv As Biden Visits Poland