Sasha Ingber

Sasha Ingber

Sasha Ingber

National Security Correspondent

Sasha Ingber is Scripps News' national security correspondent. She focuses on the U.S. intelligence community and its adversaries, telling stories that illuminate events and places shrouded in secrecy. She has covered the war in Ukraine, the collapse of Afghanistan, damaging intelligence breaches, Anomalous Health Incidents at the FBI and CIA, the U.S. Capitol riot and pipe bomb investigation, and extremism and surveillance at George Floyd protests. Before joining Scripps News, she was a reporter at NPR, National Geographic, and Smithsonian. A Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting grantee, she has reported from Iraq, Cuba, and Bangladesh. Her work has also appeared in such places as The Washington Post Magazine, The Atlantic, and ESPN. Her reporting has also led to guest appearances with other media outlets, including PBS NewsHour and the History Channel, as well as event moderation at the Kennedy Center and National Press Club. Before starting a career in journalism, she worked at the U.S. State Department, monitoring and debunking Russian disinformation.

Recent Work
Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks during a joint press conference

US approaching decision to supply Ukraine with ATACMS missiles

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

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

French and other nationals gather at the airport in Niger

Niger's ambassador to the US sees Wagner hand after coup

The J. Edgar Hoover FBI Building, home to the FBI headquarters.

FBI worried about AI and disinformation ahead of the 2024 election

A Former Russian intelligence officer

Exclusive: Ex-Russian spy describes secretive unit targeting Americans

Yevgeny Prigozhin

Wagner boss said to be in Russia, as Moscow undermines Prigozhin

Artem Uss

The Russian businessman in Italy who escaped US extradition

Donald Trump signing documents

Trump faces 31 counts of violating the Espionage Act

Roger Carstens, the Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs

Top hostage negotiator on Americans wrongfully held by Moscow

Artist depiction shows Massachusetts Air National Guardsman Jack Teixeira in court.

Pentagon leak suspect Jack Teixeira to remain jailed until trial

Russian President Vladimir Putin

The CIA starts a new in-your-face recruiting method for Russians

A Ukrainian soldier in a trench

Retired NATO commander says the West is afraid of a Ukrainian victory

an insignia with acronym RWDS on a vest

Texas gunman wore 'Right Wing Death Squad' patch

Dmytro Zolotukhin

Army of Russian energy giant Gazprom said to be fighting in Ukraine

Wall Street Journal reporter Evan Gershkovich stands in a glass cage

Putin may want to swap an 'illegal' Russian spy for Evan Gershkovich

New York skyline during sunset.

US arrests 2 men allegedly linked to secret Chinese police in New York

This image made from video provided by WCVB-TV, shows Jack Teixeira being taken into custody

Air national guardsman arrested in classified documents leak

Military medics help a soldier wounded in a battle to get into an evacuation vehicle near Bakhmut

US searches for intelligence leaker

Russian Federal Protective Service (FSO) identification card of Gleb Karakulov

Elite Russian defector discloses Putin's fears, health and habits

Virginia Hall

Retired women spies push for predecessor to get highest military medal

Members of the Elbe Group

Top Ex-Spies and Generals from US & Russia Pause Work Together

A Ukrainian serviceman of the 68 OleksaDovbush hunting brigade, launches a drone at the frontline near Vuhledar, Ukraine

How Ukrainian intel has grown in a year of war

Dennis Miralis, lawyer for former U.S. military pilot Daniel Duggan, speaks to the media

Why China allegedly sought help from former Marine Daniel Duggan

Charles McGonigal, left, former special agent in charge of the FBI's counterintelligence division in New York, leaves court

Former colleague: Charged FBI agent jeopardizes major investigations

A look inside a suspected Chinese police outpost in the US

A look inside a suspected Chinese police outpost in the US

Ana Belen Montes, Cuban spy.

First on Scripps News: Ana Montes, 'Queen of Cuba' Spy, Now Free

Surveillance video of suspected pipe bomber

Exclusive Details On Capitol Hill Pipe Bomb Probe As FBI Ups Reward

President Dwight Eisenhower poses with President-elect John F. Kennedy at the White House in Washington

Lawyer Suing For JFK Assassination Files Awaits Release

An artist's rendering of Whitney Minter standing as she represents Abu Agela Mohammad Mas'ud Kheir Al-Marimi in court.

Investigators, Families Have Waited 34 Years For Lockerbie Charges

The TikTok logo on a cell phone

Fmr. CIA Official Calls For Restrictions On Officers Working At TikTok