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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

Police guard the Ferguson Police Department while demonstrators wait for the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case.

Social media & social justice in the wake of Ferguson

The story first broke online, and social media have been a force throughout.
Posted In: Ferguson, protests, Twitter, Facebook, social media, News

The fight for higher wages is strong on Black Friday

Black Friday may be known as one of the busiest shopping days, but it’s also one of the biggest protest days.
Posted In: wages, minimum wage, Black Friday, protest
15th October 1980: Jackie Chan, martial arts expert, in Britain to publicize his film the "Big Brawl."

A Jackie Chan movie just changed the solar industry

The material in blu-ray discs make solar panels more efficient.
Posted In: solar, Jackie Chan, solar panels, blu-ray

Coming out at work, in context

The Human Rights Campaign says shifts towards LGBT equality in the workplace isn't just the right thing to do, it's smart business
Posted In: LGBT

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.

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