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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

09 Feb 2018

Olympics: How do you like your eggs, Norway? By the thousand..

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea Egg sandwiches. Bacon and eggs. Egg salad. Eggs on toast. Scrambled eggs, or fried. After taking receipt of 15,000 eggs instead of the 1,500 they wanted, Norway's team at this month's Pyeongchang Winter Olympics may have a pretty limited menu. | Video

25 Mar 2017

Emma Thompson says wants people to 'shout loudly' about climate change

STOCKHOLM From "Sense and Sensibility" to "Love Actually" and "Nanny McPhee", British actress Emma Thompson is known for her memorable roles in costumes dramas, comedies and fantasy films. | Video

11 Dec 2016

From afar, Dylan muses on honor and surprise of Nobel prize

STOCKHOLM Nobel laureate Bob Dylan sent a message on Saturday thanking the Swedish academy for awarding him the Nobel prize for literature, an honor the American singer and songwriter believed was about as likely as "standing on the moon." | Video

27 Oct 2016

Swedish pop group ABBA to reunite for 'new digital experience'

STOCKHOLM Swedish pop group ABBA is set to reunite for a "new digital experience" in 2018, more than 30 years after their last public performance together, it was announced on Wednesday. | Video

27 Jul 2016

A summer cruise to the North Sea's oil rigs amazes tourists

OSLO Bored with palm-fringed beaches and turquoise seas? Then the gigantic oil platforms of the North Sea beckon. The first ever "rig-spotting" cruise just ended off the coast of Norway, and those onboard the four-day trip said it was jawdropping.

15 Mar 2016

Broken baby food jar leads to Sweden's first unstaffed grocery store

STOCKHOLM Parenthood may be hard but those challenges can also lead to new ideas. Ask Robert Ilijason, for whom a broken baby food jar eventually led to the opening of Sweden's first around-the-clock unstaffed convenience store. | Video

21 Jan 2016

Mamma Mia! ABBA come together for new restaurant venture

STOCKHOLM The four former members of Swedish band ABBA, whose catchy tunes still have fans dancing around the world decades after their release, reunited - albeit very briefly - for the opening of a new restaurant-entertainment venture in Stockholm. | Video

12 Aug 2015

'Sea monster' figurehead salvaged from Baltic Sea wreck

AT SEA NEAR RONNEBY, Sweden A wooden figurehead of a sea monster with ears like a lion and a crocodile's jaw was carefully lifted from the sea in southern Sweden on Tuesday by divers bringing up treasures from the wreck of a 15th-century Danish warship. | Video


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