Goran Tomasevic

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

24 Feb 2018

Wider Image: Charred bodies, wounded soldiers after Congo army victory

MAPUBO, Democratic Republic of Congo Discarded military fatigues, boots, trash, a charred corpse inside a smouldering hut: this is all that remains of a Ugandan rebel base in the wake of what the Congolese army says was an important victory. | Video

08 Feb 2018

Wider Image: Istanbul's back alleys and high streets teem with cats

ISTANBUL In Istanbul's narrow backstreets, cats perch on rooftops and window sills, crouch on doorsteps and rest on nearly every corner.

08 Feb 2018

Istanbul's back alleys and high streets teem with cats

ISTANBUL In Istanbul's narrow backstreets, cats perch on rooftops and window sills, crouch on doorsteps and rest on nearly every corner.

30 Jun 2017

Islamic State under pressure in Iraqi and Syrian strongholds

MOSUL, Iraq/RAQQA, Syria U.S.-backed Iraqi forces pressed Islamic State fighters holding out in Mosul's Old City on Friday, while in Syria the militant group launched a counter-attack against an alliance of militias trying to oust it from its de facto capital of Raqqa.

22 Mar 2017

Fearing disease, Kenyans burn animal carcasses as drought deepens

LOIYANGALANI, Kenya Villagers in northern Kenya have begun to burn piles of animal carcases, hoping to head off an outbreak of disease as their livestock starve to death in the region's worst drought in five years.

07 Mar 2017

Terror on the Mosul front line

MOSUL, Iraq Both screaming in terror, a father and the young daughter he cradled in his arm fled through the rubble-strewn streets of Wadi Hajar, transformed in a flash into a battleground between Islamic State fighters and Iraqi special forces.

02 Aug 2016

Libyan forces wary of Islamic State redoubt despite U.S. support

SIRTE, Libya A day after the United States began a formal campaign of air strikes against Islamic State's stronghold in Libya, anti-IS fighters welcomed Washington's involvement but remained wary of advancing for fear of mines and snipers.

02 Aug 2016

U.S. warplanes launch bombing campaign on Islamic State in Libya

SIRTE, Libya/WASHINGTON U.S. planes bombed Islamic State targets in Libya on Monday, responding to the U.N.-backed government's request to help push the militants from their former stronghold of Sirte in what U.S. officials described as the start of a sustained campaign against the extremist group in the city. | Video

17 Mar 2016

Wider Image: Turkana's semi-nomadic life amid livestock in Kenya

TURKANA-SAMBURU, Kenya On a hot day in January, tribesmen armed with Kalashnikov and G3 assault rifles bring their cattle to water in the dry Turkana region of northern Kenya. The men herd cattle, sheep and goats, protecting their livestock from rivals.

15 Feb 2016

Ugandan police clash with opposition as presidential poll nears

KAMPALA Ugandan police fought running battles with supporters of opposition leader Kizza Besigye in Kampala, in the worst outbreak of violence yet during campaigning for Thursday's presidential election.


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