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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A retired CIA officer has been involved in an investigation for an unlikely paymaster—Uber, CNBC has learned.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on warnings about cybersecurity from a council of banking regulators and the FBI to financial institutions in the wake of the Bank of Bangladesh hack.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on a previously unknown refugee smuggling organization that was bringing immigrants from Syria to the U.S.-Mexican border.
CNBC has obtained a report that shows the murky world of smuggling Syrians out of their home country, often taking them to the U.S.-Mexican border.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that the House Science Committee is requesting documents from Fed Chair Janet Yellen on cybersecurity following the Bank of Bangladesh hacking.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest on the investigation into the New York Fed's handling of the Bank of Bangladesh hacking.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports on the Fed's Beige Book release.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the House panel has asked the New York Fed for documents and a briefing on cyber heists.
Congress has launched an investigation into the Fed Bank of New York's handling of the heist of funds it maintains for the central bank of Bangladesh.