Eamon Javers joined CNBC in June 2010 as a Washington reporter based at the bureau in the nation's capital. He appears on CNBC's Business Day programming.
Previously, Javers was a White House reporter for Politico, where he covered the intersection of Wall Street and Washington. He conducted investigations of the administration's financial bailouts and economic stimulus efforts, broke news about the presidency of Barack Obama and authored trend stories on Washington.
Prior to joining Politico, Javers was a Washington correspondent for BusinessWeek magazine writing extensively about Washington lobbying, including the Jack Abramoff scandal and unearthed previously unknown incidents of corporate espionage. He also was an on-air correspondent for CNBC, where he covered the intersection of business and politics. Javers' articles have appeared in Fortune, Money, Congressional Quarterly and Slate.com. He began his career at The Hill, a weekly newspaper (and website) covering Congress.
Javers is author of the book "Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage," which revealed a never-before-reported CIA policy allowing active-duty officers to moonlight in the private sector.
He has appeared as an analyst on each of the major broadcast networks, all of the major cable television news networks, "News Hour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS, the BBC and National Public Radio. He also is a regular panelist on "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill" on PBS.
In 2014, Javers was named a finalist in the Gerald Loeb Awards explanatory category for his coverage of how market-moving financial data is released. In 2006, Javers received an Award of Distinction in investigative journalism from the Medill School of Journalism. He graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.
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As the investigation in the Navy Yard shooting moves into the evidence gathering phase, CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the names of the victims. CNBC's Hampton Pearson provides insight on what goes into giving contract workers clearances at military bases.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details from yesterday's deadly rampage at a Navy building in Washington. And Roger Cressey, NBC terrorism analyst, provides perspective on possible motives for the shootings.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details from yesterday's deadly rampage at a Navy building that left 12 people dead. And Don Clark, former FBI special agent, provides perspective on possible motives for the shootings and ways to prevent it in the future.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on an incident resulting in an arrest outside the White House where a man threw firecrackers over the fence following today's Navy Yard shooting. He also weighs in on the President's remarks today following the tragedy.
CNBC's Eamon Javers provides the latest details from the Washington Navy Yard shooting which has left 13 dead and multiple people injured. Don Clark, former FBI Special Agent, provides insight into what may have caused the suspect carry out the attacks.