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

Tech IRL: A smart way to stay cool

This week, a new app promises to control the air conditioning remotely.
Posted In: air conditioning, appliances, internet of things, apps, News

Weekend Brunch: A new (fe)line of credit and Burger King grows his empire

Reuters’ Ben Walsh and Jessica Pressler from New York Magazine look back on the last week in news and discuss what’s on their plate in the future.

Can the church recruit the young?

Francis is attracting a lot of attention to the Catholic church. But the church has a recruiting problem. A lot of its clergy its aging. Lizzie O’Leary speaks with a young clergy member.
Posted In: religion, pope, catholicism, Opinion

Examining women and confidence in the workplace

Tara Sophia Mohr explains a confidence study for the Harvard Business Review gives her take on a women and confidence.
Posted In: women, employment, confidence, workplace, News

Please, tip your waiters

...and other lessons I learned from my first job.
Swiish Bar and Grill

A tale of two Fergusons

Marketplace's Noel King and Lindsay Foster Thomas recap their trip to Ferguson, Missouri and tell us about their experience.
Posted In: Ferguson, missouri, protests
Brunch

Weekend Brunch: News and algorithms, auto-deleting email and paying it forward

We look back on the week's news and what's on our plate for the upcoming week.
Posted In: Ferguson, Facebook, starbucks, brunch, Opinion

The NCAA lawsuit in context

The NCAA lost a lawsuit in its battle over collegiate athlete likenesses. What does that mean?
Posted In: NCAA, college, antitrust, Sports, News

Weekend Brunch: Amazon v. Hachette, Axe, and Candy Crush

Zac Bissonnette and Marketplace's Stacey Vanek Smith wrap up the week's news.
Posted In: brunch, Amazon, Axe, marketing, Candy Crush, freemium, Opinion

US housing recovery still uneven

The standard playbook for an economic recovery often means you get the housing market going again. Anjili Raval from FT says we're not quite there yet.
Posted In: Housing, real estate, income inequality, News

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