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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

May 21 2018

Ex-Vanderbilt football player in U.S. rape case gets suspended sentence

NASHVILLE A former Vanderbilt University football player charged in the 2013 rape of an unconscious female student in a university dormitory accepted a plea deal on Monday that allows him to avoid jail while the other three men in the case serve lengthy terms.

Apr 25 2018

Flowers and grits as Waffle House reopens after Nashville killings

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Waffle House restaurant in Nashville where a gunman killed four people reopened on Wednesday for the first time since the weekend attack, filling up with customers ordering breakfasts as a makeshift memorial of flowers piled up outside. | Video

Apr 24 2018

Judge revokes bond for Nashville shooting suspect after public outcry

NASHVILLE, Tenn. A Tennessee judge on Tuesday revoked a $2 million bond set for the man accused of opening fire at a Nashville-area Waffle House restaurant, killing four people, while new details emerged of the suspect's struggles with paranoia and delusions.

Apr 23 2018

Nashville police arrest Waffle House shooting suspect after manhunt

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Police on Monday arrested the man suspected of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, ending a 36-hour manhunt after tips from the public led police to search secluded woods nearby. | Video

Apr 22 2018

Police hunt gunman who killed four at Nashville waffle house

NASHVILLE, Tenn. A nearly nude gunman killed four people at a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville, Tennessee, early on Sunday and then fled after a patron saved lives by wrestling the assault-style rifle from his hands. | Video

Apr 04 2018

Tennessee ex-teacher in abduction case to plead guilty: officials

NASHVILLE A former Tennessee high school teacher accused of abducting a 15-year-old female student in a cross-country journey that ended with his arrest in California will plead guilty to two related felony charges, officials said on Wednesday.

Mar 28 2018

Man charged with shooting in Tennessee church pleads not guilty

NASHVILLE A man accused of killing a woman in a September 2017 shooting rampage at a Tennessee church pleaded not guilty to the crime on Wednesday, his defense attorney said.

Mar 06 2018

Nashville mayor resigns after pleading guilty to theft

NASHVILLE Nashville Mayor Megan Barry resigned on Tuesday after pleading guilty in state court to theft in connection with an extramarital affair she admitted to having with the head of her security detail. | Video

Jan 22 2018

Tennessee man takes plea deal in murder of student Holly Bobo

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Dylan Adams, one of three men charged in the 2011 murder of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, accepted a plea deal on Monday that will send him to prison without parole for 35 years.

Sep 23 2017

Man spared death penalty for 2011 murder of Tennessee nursing student

NASHVILLE, Tenn. Zachary Adams will spend the rest of his life in prison for the 2011 kidnapping, rape and murder of Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo after a plea deal on Saturday spared him from the death penalty.


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