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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

16 Oct 2017

Carrefour turns to Fnac Darty again for new finance chief

PARIS New Carrefour boss Alexandre Bompard has turned to a former colleague from Fnac Darty to be his finance chief as he strives to revive the world's second-biggest retailer.

28 Sep 2017

EDF to close temporarily Tricastin nuclear plant over flooding risk

PARIS French utility EDF will temporarily shut down all four reactors at its Tricastin nuclear power plant after regulator ASN identified flaws in a canal dike bordering the plant.

27 Sep 2017

France backs Siemens-Alstom rail deal despite job fears

PARIS, Sept 27 The French government said on Wednesday that combining the rail operations of Germany's Siemens AG with Alstom would preserve "strategic interests" amid fears over job cuts.

22 Sep 2017

Bettencourt death stirs speculation about L'Oreal ownership

PARIS The death of billionaire Liliane Bettencourt focused attention on Friday on how L'Oreal's founding family and major shareholder Nestle would manage their stakes in the world's biggest cosmetics firm. | Video

19 Sep 2017

Total steps up renewables drive with EREN, GreenFlex deals

PARIS Oil major Total has stepped up its expansion into renewables with investments in solar and wind energy producer EREN RE and energy efficiency firm GreenFlex.

12 Sep 2017

France's Credit Agricole to sell Saudi bank stake to Prince Alwaleed's firm

DUBAI/PARIS France's Credit Agricole has agreed to sell about half its 31.1 percent stake in Banque Saudi Fransi (BSF) to billionaire Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal's Kingdom Holding for 5.76 billion riyals (1.16 billion pounds).

31 Aug 2017

Shares in retailer Carrefour dive after profit warning

PARIS Shares in Carrefour slumped to a five-year low after the world's second-largest retailer issued a profit warning, highlighting the scale of the challenges its new boss faces in the cut-throat French retail market. | Video

28 Aug 2017

Majority of people in France now dissatisfied with Macron - poll

PARIS Most French voters are now dissatisfied with Emmanuel Macron's performance, a poll showed on Sunday, a dramatic decline for a president who basked in a landslide election victory less than four months ago. | Video

22 Aug 2017

Oil major Total's shares rise as analysts welcome Maersk Oil deal

PARIS Shares in Total rose on Tuesday on the back of upbeat analyst comments regarding the French oil major's $7.45 billion takeover of Maersk Oil .

18 Aug 2017

After Barcelona attack, defiance in European capitals

LONDON/PARIS Dan Creasey was in a bar close to his coffee stall in London's Borough Market when three Islamists plowed a van into pedestrians before stabbing revelers and tourists. | Video

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