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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 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.

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  • Plugging Leaks: Conference Board Ends Embargoes Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:52 AM ET

    The Conference Board will stop giving members of the media early information about data as a result of fears it is creating an "unlevel playing field" in financial markets.

  • No More Release of Early Information Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 11:35 AM ET
    No More Release of Early Information

    CNBC's Eamon Javers talks with Conference Board President & CEO Jonathan Spector about the decision to no longer provide economic data in advance to news organizations in an attempt to prevent people from profiting unfairly.

  • No More Embargoed Data Friday, 21 Jun 2013 | 10:12 AM ET
    No More Embargoed Data

    The Conference Board will no longer provide economic reports in advance to news organizations, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

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