Lizzie O'Leary is the new host of Marketplace Weekend.  When not hosting, O'Leary reports on issues around the intersection of politics, policy and Wall Street.

O’Leary previously worked as CNN's Aviation & Regulation correspondent, where she covered U.S. transportation and the federal regulatory agencies in Washington.

Prior to joining CNN, O’Leary was a Washington-based correspondent for Bloomberg TV, covering politics and economic policy. In that role, she led coverage of the Gulf Coast oil disaster and reported on the global credit crisis, the housing market and the government’s financial rescue package.

In 2010, she interviewed U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner during a trip to Mumbai, India. She was also first to break the news that major American automaker Chrysler would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

Previously, O’Leary was producer and reporter for NPR. She got her start in journalism at ABC News, where she was a member of the Peabody Award-winning team that covered the terror attacks of September 11th.

O’Leary earned her master’s degree with honors from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and graduated cum laude with her bachelor’s degree from Williams College.

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Features by Lizzie O'Leary

The cost of freezing your eggs

More companies are now offering to freeze their employees eggs. What's the cost beyond money?
Posted In: News

The future of private space

Will recent setbacks slow down space exploration?
Posted In: News

Weekend Brunch: Volatility, AirBnB, and Kenny G

It's the weekend, so let's have brunch.
Posted In: airbnb, Kenny G, Volatility, Opinion
Online retailers like Amazon are upping the price to qualify for free shipping this year.

Customers must spend more for free shipping

Online retailers raise average cost of qualifying for service.
Posted In: free shipping, online retail, retail sales
The U.S. government doesn't track the total number of federal workers on paid administrative leave.

Federal employees on extended paid leave

Lizzie O'Leary talks to the Washington Post's federal reporter Lisa Rein.

Tech IRL: What meerkats have to do with the future of the internet

Thanks to white broadcast spaces, you can stream meerkats.
Posted In: tech irl, streaming, meerkats, zoo, News

Brunch: HBO going rogue, markets swinging, frozen eggs

Market volatility, HBO going rogue, and companies freezing female employee's eggs.
Posted In: Facebook, NYSE, HBO, Opinion
Left, Apple CEO Tim Cook greets the crowd with U2 singer Bono, right, during an Apple announcement event in September. iTunes sent every user a free, automatic download of the band's new album "Songs of Innocence."

Bono apologizes for free iTunes album

Automatic download of newest U2 album "Songs of Innocence" angered some users
Posted In: itunes, bono, Music

Weekend Brunch: AIG and women in sports

ESPN The Magazine's Mina Kimes and Shane Ferro from Business Insider look back on the week's news.
Posted In: brunch, AIG, Sports, women, Opinion

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