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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

27 Jun 2017

Ryanair would want majority stake if opts to bid for Alitalia

ROME Ryanair would seek a majority stake in Alitalia if it decides to invest in the loss-making Italian airline, its chief executive said during a visit to Rome on Tuesday.

02 May 2017

Alitalia kicks off bankruptcy proceedings, government grants loan

ROME/MILAN Alitalia filed to be put under special administration for the second time in less than a decade, starting a process that will lead to the loss-making Italian airline being overhauled, sold off or wound up.

24 Apr 2017

Alitalia workers reject rescue plan, pressuring Rome to step in

ROME/MILAN Workers in loss-making Italian airline Alitalia rejected a management restructuring plan to cut jobs and salaries on Monday, betting that the government will be asked to call in an administrator to draft an alternative rescue plan.

13 Apr 2017

Last-ditch talks between Alitalia, unions fail to break deadlock

ROME Talks between Alitalia, labour unions and the government dragged into the evening on Thursday as workers baulked at the prospect of heavy job and salary cuts that Italy's flagship carrier says are necessary to keep operating.

10 Apr 2017

U.S. scuppers G7 bid to find joint stance on energy and climate

ROME The U.S. administration of Donald Trump on Monday scuppered efforts by the Group of Seven industrialised countries to reach a common stance on energy when it asked for more time to work out its policies on climate change.

10 Apr 2017

U.S. scuppers G7 bid to find joint stance on energy and climate

ROME The U.S. administration of Donald Trump on Monday scuppered efforts by the Group of Seven industrialized countries to reach a common stance on energy when it asked for more time to work out its policies on climate change.

22 Dec 2016

Alitalia agrees short-term funding deal to keep airline going

ROME Italy's Alitalia has approved a short-term financing deal and a new industrial plan that will include job cuts, it said on Thursday, as the loss-making flagship carrier steps up efforts to sustain its business.

14 Sep 2016

Telecom Italia unfazed by Iliad's Italy venture

ROME Telecom Italia is not worried about French telecom group Iliad's entry into the Italian market and plans counter measures to defend its position, the head of the firm said on Wednesday.

21 Jun 2016

Italy's 5-Star mayors set collision course with banks, utilities

ROME The new mayors from Italy's anti-establishment 5-Star Movement who won control of Rome and Turin on Sunday are squaring for a confrontation with the management of financial firms and utilities they control.

07 Apr 2016

Enel still talking to Telecom Italia over fiber broadband plans

ROME Italian power utility Enel is still talking to Telecom Italia over its plans to help build a national high-speed fiber-optic broadband network, Enel's chief executive said on Thursday.

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