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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.


  • Who's Visiting Obama? Tuesday, 27 Nov 2012 | 9:39 PM ET
    Morgan Stanley’s Doom Scenario: Major Recession in 2013

    Two weeks after his first post election meeting with CEOs, President Barack Obama is bringing another group of chief executives to the executive mansion, and this time it will include one of the highest ranking CEOs on Wall Street: Lloyd Blankfein of Goldman Sachs.

  • Congress Goes Back to Work Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 2:04 PM ET
    Congress Goes Back to Work

    SEC head Mary Schapiro is stepping down, and CNBC's Eamon Javers has word on her "desinated" successor. And John Harwood reports on movement toward avoiding the fiscal cliff as Congress returns to work following the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • SEC Chair Schapiro Leaving Monday, 26 Nov 2012 | 1:02 PM ET
    SEC Chair Schapiro Leaving

    SEC head Mary Schapiro is stepping down, and Commission Member Elisse Walter has been designated as her replacement, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers. Jeff Kilburg, Killir Kapital Management, weighs in.

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