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 sits down with Ashton Carter, Secretary of Defense, about the importance of technology and explains the importance behind the new defense advisory group. Also, his insight on how to tackle hacking.
CNBC's John Lipton and Eamon Javers look at the latest on the Apple/FBI fight including Apple filing a formal objection to the order to assist the FBI and comments from Secretary of Defense Ash Carter.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on FBI director James Comey's testimony on Capitol Hill about the Apple case.
James Comey, FBI Director, testifies to Congress regarding the Apple case. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the details.
CNBC's Eamon Javers and Josh Lipton report the latest developments from Apple vs FBI.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a New York federal judge says the government can't make Apple unlock a drug dealer's iPhone, and takes a look at the implications for Apple's fight against the FBI.
A New York federal judge says the government can't make Apple unlock a drug dealer's iPhone. CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at the ruling and its likely impact on Apple versus the FBI case.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on Apple's fight with the federal government ahead of the company's shareholders meeting on Friday.
Apple is making a Constitutional argument against a court order to unlock an iPhone for the FBI, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.