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.
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MILAN Italian oil major Eni has pulled out of a race to buy Terra Firma's solar power assets in Italy, a company spokesman told Reuters on Tuesday.
MILAN Media group Perform has signalled its intent to become a leading force in streaming sports content in Europe, clinching broadcasting rights for Italy's Serie A soccer.
MILAN Broadcaster Sky and sports media group Perform won the rights to screen top-flight Serie A football matches in Italy until 2021 for more than 973 million euros (893.1 million pounds) per season, Italy's soccer league chairman said.
(This April 13 story, corrects paragraph three to show investment is $50 million, not 50 million euros.)
LONDON/MILAN Italian oil major Eni hiked its dividend on Friday and held out the prospect of a share buyback after promising higher growth in production and more cash.
MILAN A judge on Tuesday postponed a court hearing between Italy's Mediaset and France's Vivendi over a pay-TV dispute that threatens to disrupt the French group's plans to create a European media champion.
MILAN For almost 70 years, family-owned chocolate group Ferrero shunned acquisitions, relying completely on its ability to grow on its own and dream up new products. Those days are gone.
MILAN Telecom Italia (TIM) has pushed back a deadline for binding bids for its broadcasting services unit Persidera to give potential suitors more time to prepare offers, sources close to the matter said.
MILAN/PARIS Hopes for a settlement in a legal dispute between Mediaset and France's Vivendi over a soured pay-TV deal drove shares in the Italian broadcaster as much as 7.5 percent higher on Friday.
MILAN French oil company Total and energy group Erg are in exclusive talks to try and sell their Italian petrol station network, sources said, after some investors grew jittery over the move to electric cars.
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