Eamon Javers

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.

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  • Barney Frank Calls it Quits     Monday, 28 Nov 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    Rep. Barney Frank won't run for re-election in 2012. CNBC's Eamon Javers and Manu Raju, Politico, discuss.

  • Who's Facing Cuts?     Monday, 21 Nov 2011 | 2:00 PM ET

    A look at some automatic spending cuts that will be activated in 2013, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.

  • NEWT, Inc.     Friday, 18 Nov 2011 | 4:33 PM ET

    Newt Gingrich is surging in the Republican Presidential polls, but his lucrative deal with Freddie Mac is a potentially serious liability, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.