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.
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CNBC's Eamon Javers reports Mike Willliam, Fannie Mae CEO is stepping down; a reported settlement against Alpha Natural Resources in the wrongful death cases of 29 West Virginia miners; and shares of Urban Outfitters are down sharply in after hours trading on news its CEO, Glenn Sank is out.
The Federal Reserve turned a record $76.9 billion over to the Treasury in 2011, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
CNBC's Eamon Javers reports a new federally-funded study says a combination of ocean currents and hungry bacteria helped purge the Gulf of Mexico after the BP oil spill; and Philipp Hildebrand resigns as head of Swiss Central Bank amid allegations of questionable currency trades.