Douglas Jones

Douglas Jones

Douglas Jones

Digital Producer

Douglas Jones is a producer for Scripps News covering topics from a national angle including politics, consumer issues and stories that cross borders becoming international concerns that affect the lives of Americans and catch the attention of U.S. lawmakers. Douglas spent over a decade at CNN and CNN International's 24/7 operation covering stories from around globe. He left to work in public relations for a housing development project in New Zealand, and then spend time working for UNICEF in Cambodia. He returned to CNN to cover the 2016 presidential election attending the DNC and the RNC, then went on to cover the inauguration of Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. and his presidency. Douglas then joined TEGNA before moving to Scripps News, writing and producing online content for the national website as well as online content for Scripps stations in 41 markets around the United States.

Recent Work
Wendy Williams.

Wendy Williams' dementia diagnosis announced ahead of documentary

Rep. Erin Grall, R-Vero Beach Rep.

Florida House votes to ban social media for children under 16

Investigators on the beach in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla.

7-year-old girl killed in collapsed hole she dug on Florida beach

Dialing a suicide hotline.

US suicide rates see steady uptick, study says in scathing assessment

Rihanna attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala, 2014.

The Met Gala's 2024 theme is puzzling to some, here's why

Morgan Wallen.

Morgan Wallen to open 6-story Nashville bar named after hit single

police crime scene tape.

Suspect in Wyoming officer's death fatally shot by police in standoff

Taylor Swift wears a Kansas City Chiefs jacket.

Poll finds nearly 1 in 5 believe Taylor Swift election conspiracy

Exposed hands during snowy winter weather

FDA announces approval for first severe frostbite treatment

Rescue crew workers save woman after fall into California sink hole.

Woman rescued, yelling for help, after fall into California sinkhole

WJLX 1240 AM - Tower and equipment

200-foot radio tower disappears from small town 'without a trace'

Statue of Kobe Bryant

Kobe Bryant statue honoring the icon unveiled in Los Angeles

A freeway off ramp sign at the NASA-JPL exit on the CA-210 Freeway in Pasadena, Calif.

Budget cuts cause NASA JPL layoffs, Mars program future uncertain

'Sesame Street' muppet Elmo.

Elmo on his viral mental health tweet and what he learned by listening

Cannabis edibles and flower.

Are cannabis edibles safer than smoking? Here's what some experts say

Taylor Swift.

Japan's embassy to Taylor Swift fans: She'll make it to the Super Bowl

A surfer walks into the waves in Topanga Beach in Los Angeles.

LA wants to improve marine life rescue after deadly algae bloom

Morgan Wallen.

Morgan Wallen rerecords early songs in response to 'greedy' ex-label

Map showing Gulfport, Mississippi.

Woman faces murder charge after police find son's hidden body

Police officers gather outside the Kyoto District Court in Kyoto.

Man sentenced to death after deadly Japanese anime studio arson attack

A woman waits for rescue atop her overturned car in a creek.

Dramatic video shows woman rescued after 14 hours on car in water

Striped fruit flavored gum.

Nostalgic for many, Fruit Stripe gum set to be discontinued

Mar Galcerán was elected to parliament on the national level in Spain.

Spain elects first parliamentarian with Down syndrome

U.S. Ambassador to Japan Rahm Emanuel released images on Twitter showing the pet visa alongside Shohei Ohtani.

MLB star Shohei Ohtani visits US Embassy in Japan, gets visa for dog

Walmart's website is shown on device screens.

Texas man says he lost $355 ordering Nintendo Switch from Walmart

Queen Elizabeth II

Man hit with criminal charge in Queen Elizabeth walking stick fraud

A patio home development is shown in Pennsylvania.

Mortgage applications see spike in the first week of 2024

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin.

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin 'on the mend' after hospital stay

Fresno County Sheriff Sheriff John Zanoni

Sheriff: 14-year-old boy fatally attacked parents, injured sister

The headquarters of Daihatsu Motor Co. stands in Ikeda, Osaka prefecture.

Toyota-owned automaker Daihatsu stops Japan production after tampering