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Jake Godin

Visual Investigator, Scripps News
Washington, DC US
Open To Virtual Coffee
Visual investigator for a partner series between Scripps News and Bellingcat. Use open source to look at war crimes and whatnot.

About

Jake Godin is a reporter for Scripps News, where he's worked since 2014. He's covered myriad beats, from politics to business to tech to international news. In 2019, Jake built a bridge between Scripps News and renowned online investigative outlet, Bellingcat — forming a partnership video series where he worked with Bellingcat investigators on stories using a variety of open source methods. The series won the 2019 Scripps Howard Innovation Award and was nominated for a News Emmy. It has covered a multitude of stories, from extrajudicial killings by soldiers in Ethiopia's Tigray region to police abuse against protesters in Colombia and the United States.

Featured Work

Tracking Impacts of Invasion in Ukraine After One Year Of War

Part of the Bellingcat on Scripps News series I lead.

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Shedding Light On A Clifftop Massacre In Ethiopia

Part of the Bellingcat on Scripps News series I lead.

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Will Luxury Resorts Threaten Caribbean Coasts?

Part of the Bellingcat on Scripps News series I lead.

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Video Sheds Light On Syria Executions

Part of the Bellingcat on Scripps News series I lead.

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