John Mone - Newsy

John Mone

National Correspondent

John Mone has worked in television news for 20 years and was most recently at the Associated Press before joining Newsy 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
Protesters gather at a rally in support of abortion rights outside a federal courthouse in Santa Fe, N.M
Morgan Lee / APPolitics

Women Are Traveling To New Mexico For Abortions

Elmendorf Police Chief Marco Pena testifies on the second day of a hearing in the Texas state senate chamber.
Eric Gay / APU.S.

Uvalde Gunman Showed Issues That Normally Warn Authorities

Texas Department of Public Safety Director Steve McCraw testifies at a Texas Senate hearing.
Eric Gay / APU.S.

Texas Public Safety Head Calls Uvalde Police Response 'Abject Failure'

Power lines in Houston, TX are shown.
David J. Phillip / APSci/Health

Power Grids Across The U.S. Are Being Tested By High Heat

Patriot Front members being arrested
Georgi Brown / APU.S.

Concerns Of More Fascist Groups Organizing Online Hate Groups

Authorities arrest members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front near an Idaho pride event
Georji Brown / APU.S.

White Nationalists Arrested With Riot Gear Near Idaho Pride Event

Two people hold hands at Robb Elementary School memorial in Uvalde, Texas
NewsySci/Health

Uvalde Residents Struggle To Find Access To Mental Health Care To Cope

A cross for Amerie Jo Garza at the Robb Elementary School memorial site
Austin Anderson / NewsyU.S.

Uvalde Victim's Father Demands Answers From Community

An NRA member plugs his ears as he walks past protesters.
Jae C. Hong / APU.S.

Protests Continue At The NRA's Annual Meeting

Protesters outside the NRA's annual meeting
Jae C. Hong / APPolitics

NRA Speakers Unshaken On Gun Rights After School Massacre

A woman cries as she leaves the Uvalde Civic Center after a school shooting
William Luther / The San Antonio Express-News / APU.S.

Gunman Kills At Least 19 Children, 2 Adults At Texas Elementary School

Democratic Congressional candidate Jessica Cisneros speaks to the media before a rally
Eric Gay / APPolitics

Jessica Cisneros Facing Rep. Henry Cuellar In Texas Congressional Race

Red snappers
U.S. Coast GuardWorld

Coast Guard Searches For Poachers From Mexico Stealing Fish From U.S.

Fencing at the U.S.-Mexico border
John Mone / NewsyPolitics

TX Border Security Project Draws Criticism For Political Agenda, Cost

People embrace each other as Ukrainian refugees arrive in Tijuana, Mexico
John Mone / APPolitics

Volunteers, Church Groups Help Ukrainian Refugees In Mexico

Abortion rights advocates gather outside a state capitol building.
Sean Murphy / APPolitics

Texas Doctor Shares How Clinic Is Helping Women Navigate Abortion Laws

Gasoline price is seen at a gas station in Rolling Meadows, Illinois
Nam Y. Huh / APBusiness

Congress Grills Gas CEOs About High Prices At The Pump

Gasoline price is seen at a gas station in Rolling Meadows, Illinois
Nam Y. Huh / APSci/Health

Democrats Accuse Oil Companies Of 'Rip Off' On Gas Prices

Demonstrators wave a pride flag.
Eric Gay / APU.S.

Texas Judge Halts Child Abuse Investigations Into Trans Kids' Families

Gas station prices
Matt Rourke / APU.S.

Gas Station Operators Forced To Raise Prices But See Little Profit

Texas Democrat gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
LM Otero / AP (left) Eric Gay / AP (right)Politics

Texas Primary Sets Up Abbott-O'Rourke Race As Midterms Begin

A motorist pauses at a gas station displaying higher gasoline prices at a Chevron station downtown Los Angeles
Damian Dovarganes / APU.S.

Oil Prices Are Surging

Marianna Treviño Wright stands near border wall.
Eric Gay / APPolitics

Conspiracy Theory Is Wreaking Havoc On Texas Butterfly Preserve