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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

29 Jun 2017

Politics of Death: The map maker who finds the bodies in Ethiopia's land battle

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - It was late 2015 when Endalk Chala began documenting deaths in his home country of Ethiopia, scouring Facebook, Twitter, and blogs to piece together who had died and where.

02 Jun 2017

Activists occupy former British women's prison in protest against cuts

LONDON, June 2 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Activists occupying part of a former women's prison in London said they want a women's centre and housing for the local community built on the historic site, not luxury apartments.

13 Apr 2017

Online ads target Britain's homeless youths with offer of shelter for sex: charity

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A rise in online adverts offering accommodation in Britain rent-free in exchange for sex has fueled fears among charities over the safety of young, homeless people who could fall prey to sexual abuse.

13 Apr 2017

Online ads target Britain's homeless youths with offer of shelter for sex - charity

LONDON, April 13 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A rise in online adverts offering accommodation in Britain rent-free in exchange for sex has fuelled fears among charities over the safety of young, homeless people who could fall prey to sexual abuse.

06 Apr 2017

Hungarian charities fear proposed law aims to 'discredit' them

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Hungarian charities on Thursday criticised a draft law that would require them to declare foreign funding, saying it would clamp down on freedom of speech and undermine their work with migrants and other vulnerable groups.

31 Mar 2017

LGBT youth at risk of homelessness after UK housing benefit cuts, charities say

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Young LGBT people estranged from their families will be at particular risk of homelessness after new cuts to housing benefits for young people come into force in Britain on Saturday, charities and activists say.

31 Mar 2017

LGBT youth at risk of homelessness after UK housing benefit cuts, charities say

LONDON, March 31 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Young LGBT people estranged from their families will be at particular risk of homelessness after new cuts to housing benefits for young people come into force in Britain on Saturday, charities and activists say.

31 Mar 2017

Three land rights activists named as award finalists as fight for land escalates

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Three land rights activists from two continents were named as finalists for a prestigious human rights award on Friday as the global conflict around land rights turns bloodier.

24 Mar 2017

Aid reaches Yemen's Mokha district where thousands are displaced by war

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Aid has reached the embattled district of Mokha in Yemen, where fighting in a two-year-old civil war has been escalating since January, the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) said on Friday.

24 Mar 2017

Robots seen taking 30 percent of UK jobs with women at lower risk: study

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to one-third of British jobs could be taken over by robots by the early 2030s, impacting 10 million Britons but with women less likely to face redundancy, a UK study showed on Friday.

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