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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

Jul 19 2017

Discovery and Scripps in merger talks: sources

Discovery Communications and Scripps Networks Interactive Inc are in merger talks, revisiting a deal that was scrapped three years ago, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

Jul 19 2017

NBC News to launch twice-daily show on Snapchat

Comcast Corp's NBC News is launching a twice-per-day news show on Snapchat, the company said on Wednesday, part of its push to attract younger viewers who tend to watch TV on mobile devices.

Jul 19 2017

TV networks try new tricks to woo pay TV partners as ratings slide

Sliding ratings and a continued drop in cable subscribers has led programmers such as Viacom Inc, Univision Communications Inc and AMC Networks Inc to invent new ways to justify their worth to pay TV providers.

Jul 13 2017

CBS News forms partnership with BBC, replacing Sky

NEW YORK CBS Corp's CBS News division said on Thursday it has signed a new editorial and newsgathering partnership with BBC News to share video, editorial content and other resources across the globe.

Jul 11 2017

Streaming TV apps grapple with password sharing

More than one-fifth of young adults who stream shows like "Game of Thrones" or "Stranger Things" borrow passwords from people who do not live with them, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll, a finding that suggests media companies are missing out on significant revenue as digital viewership explodes. | Video

Jul 03 2017

Fox Sports dismisses president of national networks

Fox Sports fired Jamie Horowitz, its president of national networks, on Monday, according to a memo sent to employees, which provided no reasons for the dismissal but did emphasize the importance of "professional conduct."

Jul 03 2017

Fox Sports dismisses president of national networks

Fox Sports fired Jamie Horowitz, its president of national networks, on Monday, according to a memo sent to employees, which provided no reasons for the dismissal but did emphasize the importance of "professional conduct."

Jul 03 2017

Fox Sports dismisses president of national networks

July 3 Fox Sports fired Jamie Horowitz, its president of national networks, on Monday, according to a memo sent to employees, which provided no reasons for the dismissal but did emphasize the importance of "professional conduct."

Jun 30 2017

Networks look online to attract young viewers back to TV

NEW YORK Discovery Communications Inc and Time Warner Inc's Turner are taking the unusual step of streaming full episodes of new shows online or on apps before they air on TV to attract younger viewers in the face of slipping ratings. | Video

Jun 29 2017

Networks look online to lure young viewers back to TV

NEW YORK, June 29 Discovery Communications Inc and Time Warner Inc's Turner are taking the unusual step of streaming full episodes of new shows online or on apps before they air on TV to lure younger viewers in the face of slipping ratings.

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