Eamon Javers

Eamon Javers

Eamon Javers
CNBC Washington Reporter

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 highlights from day one at the Democratic National Convention, including Bernie Sanders urging supporters to back Hillary Clinton as protesters took to the streets.

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    The FBI announces its own investigation into cyber-attack at the DNC. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports with the details.

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    Bernie Sanders supporters protested in Philadelphia over the weekend as Debbie Wasserman Schultz resigns as party leader, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Trump's big night at the RNC

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the highlights of Ivanka and Donald Trump's speeches on the final night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio.

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    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides highlights on Donald Trump's acceptance speech, and takes a look at possible running mates for Hillary Clinton.

  • Facebook's presence at the RNC

    CNBC's Eamon Javers describes Facebook's presence at the RNC, as well as what the company expects from the convention's participants.

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    CNBC's Eamon Javers provides a preview of the final night of the Republican National Convention and Ivanka Trump's comments from the "Today Show" talking about her step-mother Melania and the controversy over plagiarism. Also Trump and Pence disconnect on an "air kiss."

  • Toe-stepping at the RNC

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Ted Cruz "stepped" on Mike Pence's acceptance speech, so Donald Trump "stepped" on Cruz when he realized his former rival was launching his 2020 presidential bid from the podium.

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