CNBC Hires Politico’s Eamon Javers

CNBC executives announced today that they have hired Eamon Javers of Politico to work as a Washington-based reporter for the network, covering lobbying and regulatory affairs. Mr. Javers will start at CNBC on June 14.

From the release:

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.