Eamon Javers joined CNBC in June 2010 as a Washington Reporter based at CNBC’s Washington, DC bureau appearing on Business Day programming as well as CNBC.com.
Previously, Javers was a White House reporter for Politico where he covered the intersection of Wall Street and Washington. There, 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 where he wrote extensively about Washington lobbying and the Jack Abramoff scandal and unearthed previously unknown incidents of corporate espionage. Earlier, he was an on-air correspondent for CNBC, where he covered the intersection of business and politics. Javers’ articles have appeared in Fortune, Money, Congressional Quartery and Slate.com, among others. He began his career at The Hill, a weekly newspaper 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.
Javers has appeared as an analyst on each of the major broadcast networks, all of the major cable television news networks, and PBS' News Hour with Jim Lehrer, the BBC and National Public Radio. He is also a regular panelist on PBS' Washington Week with Gwen Ifill.
In 2006, Javers received an Award of Distinction in investigative journalism from the Medill School of Journalism.
Javers graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, NY.