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
"Take a trip down memory lane, see what China was like in the 1970s," said a boat ticket vendor. In the Chinese city of Dandong, North Korea is pervasive. | Video
Through binoculars mounted atop a tall building, I followed two women slowly making their way from the other side, across the bridge. The rusted device was a military type, and what I saw made them look as if they were targeted. It was very cold and I struggled to place my lens on the binoculars to take a picture. | Video
North Korea is a closed country, which makes it easy to forget that North Koreans and Chinese have long crossed each other's borders. In the 1960s, people ran from China to North Korea. Then in the 1990s, they travelled in the opposite direction. | Video
North Korea is a closed country, which makes it easy to forget that North Koreans and Chinese have long crossed each other's borders. In the 1960s, people ran from China to North Korea. Then in the 1990s, they traveled in the opposite direction. | Video
People in northeastern China are among its poorest. But they are now far wealthier than their neighbors.
Not far from Linjiang, people in thin, head-to-toe rubber suits were diving in the river. Locals said they were part of North Korea's smuggling operations.
YOUTONG VILLAGE, China Choosing a church can be complicated in China under the rule of the officially atheist Communist Party - especially in Youtong village, where roughly half the 5,000 residents are Catholics.
COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh The bride's hands are covered with decorative patterns inked in henna, the groom is perfumed and the guests feast and dance the night away in a colorful tent.
COX'S BAZAR Dawn hues of pink and purple reveal a dusty valley in Bangladesh's southern hills quilted with a dense settlement of red tents home to more than 230 women and children grieving for lost husbands and fathers.