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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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.
Police believe they have neutralized a shooter that injured 12 people this morning at a Washington Navy yard leaving 4 dead. CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on other possible suspects in the investigation. And former FBI SWAT team member Kevin Knierim, weighs in.
Mike Barrett, Diligent Innovations CEO, discusses how a shooter got past security at the Naval post and whether there are multiple shooters involved. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports law officials are now moving away from the crime scene and moving North.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on the Washington, DC shooting. Oliver "Buck" Revell, former FBI counter-terror chief, reveals how security forces are likely handling the ongoing investigation and the likelihood of more than one gunman.
Reports of more shots being fired at the Washington Navy Yard, where a shooting has left at least 10 people injured and four dead, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Roger Cressey, NBC terrorism analyst, provides insight on the dangers of multiple shooters and security surrounding military posts. And security expert Anthony Roman discusses what's likely taking place inside and outside the perimeter of the crime scene.