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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

06 Feb 2018

Prosecutors search Audi offices in German diesel emissions inquiry

FRANKFURT German prosecutors said they had searched carmaker Audi's headquarters and one of its plants on Tuesday as they widened their inquiry into the manipulation of diesel emissions tests.

02 Feb 2018

German car production stalled by 24-hour strikes

FRANKFURT Car factories across Germany were at a standstill on Friday as industrial workers staged a third day of 24-hour strikes, focusing on plants owned by Mercedes-Benz , Porsche, Audi and BMW . | Video

02 Feb 2018

German industrial workers stage third day of full-day strikes

FRANKFURT, Feb 2 Industrial workers in Germany started a third day of 24-hour strikes over pay and working hours on Friday, downing their tools at companies including carmakers Mercedes-Benz and Porsche and airplane maker Airbus .

01 Feb 2018

German industrial workers stage second 24-hour strike

FRANKFURT Industrial workers in Germany began a second day of 24-hour strikes over pay and working hours on Thursday, affecting companies including carmakers Volkswagen and Ford .

31 Jan 2018

German industrial workers start 24-hour strikes in row over pay, hours

FRANKFURT Industrial workers in Germany held the first of a series of planned 24-hour strikes over pay and working hours on Wednesday, affecting companies including Volkswagen's truck maker MAN and automotive supplier ZF Friedrichshafen [ZFF.UL].

22 Jan 2018

Steinhoff raises £422 million from PSG stake sale

FRANKFURT Steinhoff has raised 7.1 billion rand (£421.5 million) from the sale of a stake in investment firm PSG Group , part of the South African retailer's efforts to plug a liquidity gap.

10 Jan 2018

German union IG Metall threatens all-out strikes ahead of wage talks

HOMBURG/FRANKFURT Powerful German union IG Metall has threatened to call for all-out strikes across the industrial sector if talks with employers over wages and flexible hours scheduled for Thursday fail to make progress. | Video

09 Jan 2018

Airline Niki's administrator presses ahead with sale to IAG

FRANKFURT The administrator of Niki said he would press ahead with an agreed sale of the insolvent Austrian airline to British Airways owner IAG after a German court ruling fanned concern that the deal could unravel.

09 Jan 2018

German industrial workers widen strikes in wage dispute

FRANKFURT German industrial workers widened industrial action on Tuesday, with nearly 60,000 staff at 280 metals and engineering companies downing their tools in support of wage claims by union IG Metall.

08 Jan 2018

Niki sale to BA owner IAG threatened by German court

FRANKFURT Airline Niki's insolvency should have been filed in Austria not Germany, a Berlin court ruled on Monday, in a move which could unravel last month's deal to sell the Air Berlin business to British Airways owner IAG .

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