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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Probably one of the more gratifying moments for a journalist is when he or she can prompt some change for the good through their reporting. We have that this week.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports that the U.S. and Russia came together to sign a pact on cybersecurity communication. Also, potentially the scariest cyber threat -- could hackers affect your insulin pump or pacemaker? The FDA warned medical device manufacturers to protect their products from cyber vulnerabilities.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the latest details on the House hearing on NSA oversight methods. And a look at security at the NYSE and Wall Street, with Ben Willis, Albert Fried & Co., and CNBC's Bob Pisani.
A look back at this week's top news stories, with "Power Lunch" panel. First up, CNBC's Eamon Javers has the latest details on information leaker, Edward Snowden. Kate Kelly reports SAC Capital investors pulled billion of dollars from the hedge fund and now the Justice Department is widening its investigation. And score one for the interns, as lawsuits surface over pay at Conde Nast, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche.