Axel Turcios

Axel Turcios

National Correspondent

Axel Turcios is an Emmy-Award winning journalist who joins Scripps News as a National Correspondent based out of New York City. He comes to us from Univision 23 in Miami, where Axel appeared frequently on the national programs Primer Impacto, Noticiero Nacional Univision and Despierta América. Before joining Univision, Axel worked for two years as a reporter for Telemundo in Las Vegas. Axel will be the first to tell you that reporting out of New York City has been a life-long dream. He dedicates his spare time to community work and organizing charitable projects to help low-income families and children in his country of origin, Honduras.

Recent Work
A woman works in a garden.
Scripps NewsPolitics

Migrants, advocates say new Florida law will greatly hurt labor market

Podcasting equipment
Scripps NewsU.S.

Uvalde group makes podcast to keep memory alive 1 year after shooting

Dr. Ronald Stewart is pictured.
Scripps NewsU.S.

Trauma surgeon who treated Uvalde victims reflects 1 year later

Recent immigrants to the United States talk to city officials.
Seth Wenig / APPolitics

The past and present of so-called 'sanctuary cities'

Haitian migrants camp out
Marco Ugarte / APPolitics

NYC running out of space to house influx of migrants

Prince Harry and Meghan.
Seth Wenig / APEntertainment

Prince Harry, Meghan involved in a 'near catastrophic' car chase

Recent immigrants to the United States lie on the sidewalk
Seth Wenig / APPolitics

NYC relaxes shelter rules to house more asylum seekers

Image shows E. Jean Carroll arriving at Manhattan federal court.
(AP Photo/John Minchillo)Politics

Trump found liable for sexual abuse, to pay Carroll $5 million

President Donald Trump answers questions

Trump rape trial is wrapping up

A courtroom sketch shows Donald Trump giving deposition
Elizabeth Williams / APU.S.

Video of Trump deposition in rape trial is released

Former President Donald Trump gestures as he plays golf.
PA / APPolitics

Donald Trump has until Sunday to decide if he'll testify at rape trial

E. Jean Carroll arrives to federal court in New York
Seth Wenig / APPolitics

At the Trump rape trial, jury hears infamous 'Access Hollywood' tape

Trump accuser Jessica Leeds testifies on the witness stand.
Elizabeth Williams / APPolitics

Another woman testifies Donald Trump sexually assaulted her

Former advice columnist E. Jean Carroll arrives to Manhattan federal court.

Judge denies request for mistrial from Trump's attorneys in rape trial

Homes hit by a storm are shown. / Michael GordonU.S.

Severe weather threatening 59 million people this weekend

A courtroom sketch shows E. Jean Carroll being cross examined by former President Donald Trump's lawyer Joe Tacopina.
Elizabeth Williams / APU.S.

Trump's lawyers try to poke holes in woman's recollection of rape

An industrial plant is shown.
Scripps NewsU.S.

Unknown chemicals at former New Jersey plant may prompt evacuations

A car is removed from a partially collapsed parking garage in the Financial District of New York.
Yuki Iwamura / APU.S.

NYC officials share initial findings after parking structure collapses

Investigators work at the site of a fatal shooting in downtown Dadeville, Alabama
Jeff Amy / APU.S.

Sister, community remember victims of Alabama birthday party shooting

A woman embraces a Dadeville High School football player at a prayer vigil.
Jeff Amy / APPolitics

Another weekend of gun violence shatters communities throughout US

People rally outside the Capitol in support of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

Government expanding medical coverage for DACA recipients

Police appear at a scene.
Scripps NewsU.S.

More false reports of shooters spreading through schools, hospitals

A rainbow flag hangs in a classroom.
Scripps NewsU.S.

Advocates push for LGBTQ protections in New York schools

Migrants at the U.S.-Canada border
Scripps NewsPolitics

Scripps News explores the lives of asylum seekers in Canada

Victoria Manhamo with her daughter
Scripps NewsWorld

Migrants seek easier process to asylum in Canada

A Venezuelan migrant sits on the sidewalk where an altar was created outside the detention center that caught fire.

Families still don't know if relatives died in fire at migrant center

A dog is seen in a kennel.
APScience and Health

Pet shelters are packed while pet owners grapple with high costs

Nuala O'Doherty-Naranjo's basement is shown.
Scripps NewsPolitics

Meet the woman who turned her basement into an immigration center

A nurse prepares for a COVID-19 test.

Study: Nurses are exhausted, and many want to leave their jobs

People working on laptops

Maryland proposes 4-day workweek; companies find success with model