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.

Follow Eamon Javers on Twitter @EamonJavers.


  • Fake AP Tweet Sends Jitters Through Wall Street Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 | 6:05 AM ET
    Fake AP Tweet Sends Jitters Through Wall Street

    Hackers sent a false market-moving message that the White House was under attack, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • AP Twitter Feed Hacked Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 3:15 PM ET
    AP Twitter Feed Hacked

    Companies may reexamine just how safe their Twitter accounts are after today's incident involving AP, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers; and Joe Greco, Meridian Equity Partners and Mischel Kwon, Mischel Kwon & Associates, discuss.

  • AP Fake Tweet Up for 4 Minutes Tuesday, 23 Apr 2013 | 2:01 PM ET
    AP Fake Tweet Up For 4 Minutes

    The AP Twitter account was suspended after hackers sent a hoax tweet about an attack on the White House. CNBC's "Street Signs" reports that the markets plummeted and Mark Rasch, cybersecurity expert, offers insight.

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