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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Tony Fratto, Former Assistant Secretary of the U.S. Treasury Department, and CNBC's Eamon Javers discuss the most recent hack into the international banking SWIFT network.
CNBC's Eamon Javers looks into a Reuters report that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is planning a month-long series of raids focusing on deporting illegally immigrated women and children from South America who have already been told to leave the country.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports antitrust concerns kills the merger between the two office supply companies.
CNBC's Eamon Javers looks into Twitter reportedly blocking data and analytics firm Dataminr from selling data to the U.S. intelligence community for surveillance purposes.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports one hacker had 1.17 billion stolen credentials, and asked for Facebook likes in exchange for the data.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports the Justice Department is pleased Halliburton and Baker Hughes called off the merger.