John Mone

John Mone

John Mone

National Correspondent

John Mone has worked in television news for 20 years and was most recently at the Associated Press before joining Scripps News as a national correspondent based in Houston. Over the last 15 years, he covered some of the biggest breaking news stories and events, including being among the first wave of media to arrive in Haiti after a catastrophic earthquake destroyed much of the capital city, Port-au-Prince, and Leogane. He’s covered the Olympics, World Cup, death of Michael Jackson, worst oil spill in U.S. history, and spent six months on the 2012 Romney presidential campaign. He's a multiple Murrow Award winner and mostly recently earned an Emmy for his coverage inside in a Houston hospital besieged by the first wave of COVID-19 in the Summer of 2020. He also had career stops in Providence, RI, Hartford, CT, and Fargo, ND. He's a graduate of Northwestern University Medill School of Journalism.

Recent Work
Migrants who crossed into the U.S. from Mexico pass under concertina wire along the Rio Grande.

Over 140,000 migrants apprehended at the US-Mexico border this month

Guardsmen deploy extra concertina wire in an are where migrants have been crossing

US military deployed to border to assist with influx of migrants

The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge rises behind the price board of a gas station in San Francisco.

Global oil prices could influence Central Bank's interest rate calls

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton smiling at impeachment trial.

Texas AG Ken Paxton cleared of all 16 charges in impeachment trial

An inn damaged from Hurricane Idalia

Residents in Cedar Key take stock of damage from Hurricane Idalia

Hyundai IONIQ 5 electric car

Texas is the latest state to start taxing EV drivers every year

President Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden.

Hunter Biden's legal woes could threaten Joe Biden's reelection

COVID-19 antigen home tests indicating a positive results.

COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are on the rise again

A Wells Fargo office in New York.

Fraudulent bank accounts resurface at Wells Fargo

The Pentagon.

NYT: Officials fear Chinese hackers' malware could disrupt US military

Amber Poploski lost her home and survived a mudslide.

Vermont braces for months of flood cleanup and recovery

Former Vice President Mike Pence.

Fmr. VP Mike Pence doubts Donald Trump's Jan. 6 actions were criminal

Flooded grass is shown in Vermont.

Vermont farmers reeling after widespread flooding ruined crops

Mud and floodwater block a section of a state road in Ludlow, Vermont.

Heavy rains flood Northeast; scorching heat grips South, Southwest

Veterinary staff use a canoe to remove surgical supplies from the flood-damaged center.

Vermont residents survey flood damage, brace for more rain

A man using a dating app.

Pig butchering: Dating scam hooks victims with fake crypto investments

Activists and international delegations stand next to cluster bomb units.

What are cluster munitions, and why are they controversial?

Shadow of a helicopter hovering over feral hogs in a field.

Farmers clash with feral hogs causing significant damage to crops

Migrants heading to a shelter

Migrants from Florida sent to Sacramento detail their journey

Police tape cordons off the area of a mass shooting.

3 mass shootings rang out across the US ahead of July 4th holiday

Andres Matamoros wipes the sweat from his face while selling fresh fruit in Texas.

Deadly Texas heat wave intensifies concerns over controversial new law

Electrical towers are shown.

Triple-digit heat wave temperatures test the Texas electrical grid

Veronica Mata visits the gravesite of her daugher, Tess, in Uvalde, Texas.

Uvalde community continues push for gun policy changes one year later

Migrants wait their turn to legally cross the border to Brownsville, Texas.

Title 42 lifted: Officials assess effects, migrants plan next steps

People line up as they wait to apply for asylum between two border walls

The end of Title 42 leaves many migrants looking for answers

Migrants talk to officials

Many migrants looking to seek asylum after the end of Title 42

A Haitian migrant washes clothes at a makeshift shelter

Migrants from Haiti wait near the border, hoping to enter legally

Maria Rodriguez places flowers outside the home where a mass shooting occurred Friday, in Cleveland, Texas

Neighbors complain about police response in Texas shooting

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott speaks to the media.

Texas governor's reward announcement draws criticism amid manhunt

A surgeon uses a robotic operating tool

Robot-assisted surgery is revolutionizing heart procedures