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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

Sep 13 2018

Tennis star Osaka named Nissan ambassador, gives hope to biracial Japanese

YOKOHAMA, Japan Japan's Nissan Motor Co has signed U.S. Open champion Naomi Osaka as its next brand ambassador, the automaker said on Thursday, tapping the tennis star's youth, drive and Japanese roots to appeal to younger customers. | Video

Sep 09 2018

Tennis: Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Sep 09 2018

Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Sep 09 2018

Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

TOKYO Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Sep 09 2018

UPDATE 1-Tennis-Japan celebrates Osaka's ground-breaking triumph

TOKYO, Sept 9 Japan celebrated Naomi Osaka's victory over Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final, with fans putting her stunning success down to a steely focus and humble attitude as much as her powerful performance at Flushing Meadows.

Sep 08 2018

Japan charmed by 'new heroine' Osaka after Grand Slam breakthrough

TOKYO Naomi Osaka is hogging the headlines for all the right reasons in her native land after she became the first Japanese player to reach a Grand Slam singles final, with one major newspaper hailing her as "a new heroine Japan can be proud of".

Sep 07 2018

Rescuers with dogs search for survivors after deadly Japan quake

TOKYO Rescue workers with dogs searched for survivors on Friday in debris-strewn landslides caused by an earthquake in Japan's northern island of Hokkaido, as electricity was restored to just over half of households. | Video

Jul 26 2018

Why the Summer Olympics are held in July, August despite heat

TOKYO A heat wave scorching Japan is raising questions about timing the Tokyo 2020 Olympics during July and August, typically the annual peak for temperatures and humidity, and the health risks that might pose for athletes and spectators.

Jun 20 2018

Japan's World Cup win over Colombia lifts mood after quake

TOKYO Japan on Wednesday basked in the glow of its World Cup soccer team's historic win over Colombia, a victory that has lifted the nation's mood after an earthquake struck its second-biggest metropolis Osaka.

Jun 18 2018

Magnitude 6.1 quake in Japan's Osaka area kills four, halts factories

TOKYO A magnitude 6.1 earthquake in Osaka, Japan's second-biggest metropolis, killed four people, injured hundreds more and halted factory lines in an industrial area, government and company officials said on Tuesday.

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