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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

Nov 03 2017

Mission intangible: 'Warm-hearted' Koreans serve up super-spicy kimchi for a cause

SEOUL Plunging their pink-gloved hands into cartons of cabbages, and slathering the vegetables with a bright-red sauce, more than 2,300 people on Friday got to grips with making the spicy, fermented Korean staple of kimchi.

Jul 16 2017

S.Koreans wowed by grandma's diary of online makeup tips, life skills

YONGIN, South Korea, July 16 She gives tutorials on applying makeup so as to resemble Amy Winehouse, among others, and posts videos of attempts to try new activities such as kayaking, all spiced with a touch of humour.

Aug 15 2016

Angry and THAAD: South Koreans shave heads to protest U.S. missile defense system

SEONGJU, South Korea About 900 South Koreans shaved their heads on Monday to protest against a government decision to place a missile defense system designed to counter North Korean missile threats, in the southeastern county of Seongju. | Video

Aug 06 2016

Forget selfies: South Koreans capture moments with 3D figures

SEOUL, Aug 6 Shooting photographs and storing them digitally has become old school for South Koreans taking imagery to the next level with three-dimensional (3D) figures of themselves, as well as their babies and pets.

Jul 14 2016

At heavily fortified DMZ, South Korean troops swap boots for ballet shoes

PAJU, South Korea The 15 male ballet students groaned as they strained to do the splits and laughed with relief after their teacher counted to five and let them relax. | Video

Jul 14 2016

At heavily fortified DMZ, South Korean troops swap boots for ballet shoes

PAJU, South Korea The 15 male ballet students groaned as they strained to do the splits and laughed with relief after their teacher counted to five and let them relax. | Video

Feb 04 2016

Chinese shoppers in South Korea shun luxury for local brands

SEOUL Chinese visitors to South Korea are buying less from global luxury mainstays like Louis Vuitton and Chanel in favor of cheaper homegrown brands, as young, independent travelers make up a bigger share of tourists.

Aug 19 2015

IOC chief Bach confident in 2018 Games security

SEOUL Olympics chief Thomas Bach conceded that major sporting events like the 2018 Winter Games will always carry some form of security risk but said on Wednesday he was confident that South Korean authorities would keep athletes safe in Pyeongchang.

Aug 19 2015

IOC chief Bach confident in 2018 Games security

SEOUL Olympics chief Thomas Bach conceded that major sporting events like the 2018 Winter Games will always carry some form of security risk but said on Wednesday he was confident that South Korean authorities would keep athletes safe in Pyeongchang.

Aug 19 2015

IOC chief Bach confident in 2018 Games security

SEOUL Olympics chief Thomas Bach conceded that major sporting events like the 2018 Winter Games will always carry some form of security risk but said on Wednesday he was confident that South Korean authorities would keep athletes safe in Pyeongchang.

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