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Larry Downing

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

Jun 06 2013

A Zeppelin flashback

If you close your eyes while sitting out in the audience you’ll find yourself easily back in 1969 when “Led Zeppelin” ruled the rock world and music fans followed in awe. | Video

Oct 18 2012

Two Candidates… Smiles Apart

Both men have so far scored high marks as fearless debaters eloquently pointing out the glaring weaknesses and flaws hiding inside the “other” party’s ideologue with precise, intellectual arguments measuring up to the price of their Harvard University degrees.

Jul 09 2012

A wet heat

Last week’s news was the continued heat and the only accurate way to illustrate it as a news photographer was to hydrate up and bravely step into it.

Jun 29 2012

Addicted to the needle

Born out of man’s desire to draw more than straight, simple lines, today’s tattoos have evolved into beautiful interpretations by savvy artists that bend those old lines into colorful masterpieces etched onto a virgin canvas of skin with sharp needles and bright inks.

Jun 11 2012

The secret handshake

Most “civilians” remain clueless as to what they witnessed even though it happened right in front of them - seeing nothing more than a stone-faced soldier or Marine at attention quietly facing a commanding officer, politician, or at best a nation’s President, before reaching out firmly to shake hands.

Nov 23 2011

Inside an NFL Locker Room

Hey football fans… imagine walking past the solid steel doors guarding the locker room outside one of the National Football League’s most treasured teams and standing inside watching 60 professional athletes preparing to take the spotlight in front of 70,000 expecting Baltimore fans.

Sep 05 2011

Where were you on 9/11?

It's a simple question understood by anyone alive on September 11, 2001.


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