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

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    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."

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    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.

  • Drama-filled night at RNC

    Mike Pence formally accepted the VP nomination while comments made by Ted Cruz were met with boos, chants and jeers, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Protests outside RNC

    CNBC's Eamon Javers and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera report from outside the Repulican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio where police are containing various protests.

  • Protesters burning American flag outside RNC

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports from outside the Republican National Convention where a Communist group has begun to burn an American flag in protest.

  • Protests outside RNC

    Protests break out in Cleveland outside the RNC. CNBC's Eamon Javers reports with the details.

  • Trump lands in Cleveland

    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports live in Cleveland, where a pro-Trump rally is taking place.

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    CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Donald Trump's family was there to support him as he became the Republican Party's offical nominee for president.

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