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 reports on news that Federal Reserve governor Lael Brainard has maxed out contributions to Hillary Clinton's campaign.
Anti-slavery activist Harriet Tubman will replace Andrew Jackson on the twenty dollar bill while Alexander Hamilton remains on the $10 bill. CNBC's Eamon Javers provides reaction to the Treasury Department's currency move.
CNBC's Eamon Javers looks at the results of the New York primary and the race to get the "magic number" of delegates.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports President Obama is walking a diplomatic tightrope during his visit to Saudi Arabia where relations are strained between the two countries.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest updates on the ongoing battle between Apple and the government.
Bradley Birkenfeld, a former UBS banker who blew the whistle on tax dodges, told CNBC he believes the CIA may be behind the Panama Papers leak.
CNBC's Eamon Javers speaks with Swiss bank whistleblower Brad Birkenfeld about the Panama Papers leaks.