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Kai Pfaffenbach

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

Apr 12 2017

Loss secondary to Dortmund soccer players as bus attack sinks in

DORTMUND, Germany They lost the game, but realized there is more to life than soccer.

Apr 12 2017

Defiance and shock as Dortmund and Monaco face off after attack

DORTMUND, Germany, April 12 Singing, munching Bratwurst sausages and swilling beer, Borussia Dortmund fans put on a show of defiance on Wednesday as they poured into their home stadium for their match against AS Monaco, postponed after an attack on the team bus a day earlier.

Apr 11 2017

Blasts hit Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus, leaving player hurt

DORTMUND, Germany Borussia Dortmund's team bus was attacked with explosives on Tuesday shortly before the start of their Champions League clash with AS Monaco, injuring defender Marc Bartra and forcing the match to be postponed by a day. | Video

Jul 30 2016

First-ever refugee team ascends to Rio's Christ statue

RIO DE JANEIRO Members of the first-ever Olympic refugee team visited Rio de Janeiro's iconic Christ statue Saturday, with smiles as wide as their arms were outstretched, imitating the landmark's open embrace as they posed for photos.

Jun 30 2012

Super Mario

Step into the limelight Mario Balotelli, star on the pitch and shining light for the media and fans as the EURO2012 championships draw to a conclusion

Jun 24 2012

On the road

The large mileage required to cover between matches in the EURO2012 championships can offer insights in the local culture not found in the host cities.

Jun 12 2012

A different approach to Euro 2012

Despite differences in the past Germany's fans, and photographers, receive a warm welcome in Poland

Mar 05 2012

A glance into Germany’s dressing room

Entering the dressing room, or should I better say “dressing hall” was really different to any other sport venue I have seen before.

Feb 21 2012

Carnival in Germany, when everything is upside down

We Germans (at least most of us) seem to be well organized, diligent, reliable, politically correct and ready to help, even with our money. But there is one thing we Germans are prejudiced for – our lack of humor. It looks like for that reason “Carnival” was invented.

Nov 28 2011

Shooting heat without getting sweaty

After getting familiar with the technology – the first time ever in my career I really had to read a 200 page manual – and taking a few silly shots from houses in the neighborhood I made up my mind and started a tour through southern Germany to shoot the nuclear and coal power plants of the region.


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