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
President Joe Biden visiting U.S. troops in Poland
Evan Vucci / APWorld

President Biden Visits U.S. Troops In Poland, Brings Aid For Ukraine

Jonas Ohman and Ukrainian troops
Jonas OhmanWorld

Volunteers Deliver Equipment To Ukrainian Troops On The Front Lines

A woman holds a child in an improvised bomb shelter in Mariupol
Mstyslav Chernov / APWorld

Mariupol Residents Describe Harsh Conditions During Russian Attacks

Sasha Glybina with a vest she helped create for Ukraine's military

Ukrainian Fashion Designer Making Utilitarian Wear For Military

A cloud of smoke raises after an explosion in Lviv, western Ukraine

Russia Attacks Outskirts Of Ukraine's Western City Of Lviv

A pride parade in Ukraine
Efrem Lukatsky / APWorld

Ukraine's LGBTQ Community Mobilizes

Firefighters extinguish flames outside an apartment house after a Russian rocket attack in Kharkiv.
Pavel Dorogoy / APWorld

Ukrainian Woman Has Footage She Hopes Will Be Used In War Crime Trials

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks to the U.S. Congress by video.
J. Scott Applewhite, Pool/APWorld

Zelenskyy Tells U.S. Congress, 'We Need You Right Now'

Maksym Kozytskyy, regional governor and military administrator for the northwest region of Ukraine

Ukrainian Regional Governor: Country Needs 'Modern Weapons' To Fight

People seek cover from shelling inside an entryway to an apartment building in Mariupol, Ukraine.
Evgeniy Maloletka / APWorld

Death Toll Rises In Mariupol As Russia Continues Ukrainian Invasion

Vladimir Sagaidak with children as his orphanage in Kherson, Ukraine

Follow Up With Orphanage In Ukrainian City Occupied By Troops

A baby in a hospital

Mothers, Children Find Refuge After Attack On Maternity Hospital

Ukrainian soldiers and emergency employees work at the side of the damaged by shelling maternity hospital in Mariupol
Evgeniy Maloletka / APWorld

Ukrainian Parliament Member Calls On Leaders To Stand Up To Russia

Ukrainian emergency employees and volunteers carry an injured pregnant woman from a hospital building damaged by shelling
Evgeniy Maloletka / APWorld

Airstrike Hits Ukraine Maternity Hospital, 17 Reported Hurt

People help an elderly woman walk in Mariupol, Ukraine
Evgeniy Maloletka / APWorld

Conditions In Mariupol Worsen Amid Russian Attacks On Ukraine

A checkpoint in Lviv, Poland

An Inside Look At Checkpoint Set Up Outside Lviv, Ukraine

Polish and Ukrainian paramedics embrace each other

Poland Gives Ukraine Ambulances, Medical Supplies As Russia Attacks

A family runs over train tracks in Kyiv, Ukraine
Vadim Ghirda / APWorld

Ukrainian Refugees Describe Zelenskyy's Leadership As War Wages

Vladimir Sagaidak with children as his orphanage in Kherson, Ukraine
Vladimir SagaidakWorld

Ukrainian Orphanage Trying To Keep Children Safe Amid Russian Invasion

U.S. soldiers gather near an airport in Poland.
Czarek Sokolowski / APWorld

U.S. Troops Setting Up Camp In Poland, Miles From Ukraine Border

People leave Ukraine carrying suitcases and backpacks

Ukraine Invites Foreigners To Join 'Legion of Territorial Defense'

Ukrainian soldiers take positions outside a military facility as two cars burn, in a street in Kyiv
Emilio Morenatti / APWorld

War Continues Throughout Ukraine, Russia Trying To Overtake Capital

A girl from Ukraine looks up at her mother as they wait to gain entry into Romania
Andreea Alexandru / APWorld

Families Are Being Separated As They Leave Ukraine

Cars line up to cross from Ukraine into Poland

Humanitarian Crisis In Ukraine As Residents Seek Safety

A church basement in Lviv, Ukraine
Jason BelliniWorld

In Lviv, Ukraine, A Basement Museum May Become A Bomb Shelter

A Ukrainian serviceman stands at his position
Evgeniy Maloletka / APWorld

Rebels Ask Russia For Military Help In Eastern Ukraine

A Ukrainian serviceman walks inside a destroyed house
Vadim Ghirda / APWorld

Ukraine Braces For Russian Aggression

A woman holds a shooting target

Ukrainian Citizens Protecting Themselves As Tensions Build With Russia

Ukrainian soldiers
Pavlo Palamarchuk / APWorld

Russian Weaponry Found Within Ukraine's Border

A Ukrainian serviceman is reflected in a mirror as he smokes a cigarette
Evgeniy Maloletka / APWorld

U.S. Claims Russia Has Ordered Final Preparations For Invasion