Eamon Javers

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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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  • SEC Investigating Data Release From Reuters, ISM Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 | 3:36 PM ET

    The SEC is investigating the relationship between the news organization Thomson Reuters and the Institute for Supply Management, CNBC has learned.

  • Restoring Investor Confidence Tuesday, 25 Jun 2013 | 9:55 AM ET
    Restoring Investor Confidence

    In an effort to prevent computer-driven trading on information, the Conference Board will no longer provide economic data to news organizations in advance, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • Kremlin Won't Intervene in Snowden Case Monday, 24 Jun 2013 | 7:05 AM ET
    Kremlin Won't Intervene in Snowden Case

    Washington is pressing Moscow to expel former U.S. spy contractor Edward Snowden, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

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