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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PARIS/LONDON Orange's boss Stephane Richard told investors on Thursday he will stick with plans to invest heavily in upgrading networks rather than content as he bids for a third term to lead France's biggest telecoms operator.
(Removes reference to Hungryhouse in paragraph 6, which is being bought by Just Eat not Delivery Hero)
LONDON British digital bank Revolut has signed up a million customers across Europe since its launch in 2015 and is now targeting 10 million by 2020, its chief executive told Reuters.
LONDON/PARIS Telecoms and cable group Altice hopes to raise as much as 3 billion euros ($3.5 billion) from the sale of its Dominican Republic business as it seeks to reduce debt and improve its performance, two sources close to the matter said on Thursday.
LONDON Shares in ProSiebenSat.1 rose almost 4 percent on Monday on news that its chief executive would quit early after a series of missteps, rekindling hopes the German broadcaster could become an acquisition target.
LONDON British food delivery company Deliveroo has raised an additional $98 million (£74 million) from private investors, bringing its fundraising to almost $500 million just before launching in its 200th city in Cannes next week.
LONDON, Nov 17 British food delivery company Deliveroo has raised an additional $98 million from private investors, bringing its fundraising to almost $500 million just before launching in its 200th city in Cannes next week.
BARCELONA/LONDON Vivendi's Universal Music Group (UMG) could be worth more than $40 billion, Chief Executive Arnaud de Puyfontaine said on Friday, helping buoy shares in the French media group following third-quarter results where UMG was a highlight.
LONDON/PARIS Acquisitive French media conglomerate Vivendi missed analysts estimates in third-quarter earnings and ruled out a hostile takeover of Ubisoft for the next six months after the video games maker beat forecasts, pushing its shares to a record high.
FRANKFURT/LONDON Germany's ProSiebenSat.1 has attracted bids from private equity firms for a stake in its ecommerce portfolio as it seeks cash to finance a shift away from its television advertising business, sources close to the matter said.