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

Elmo's two-decade reign as toy king

Quartz reporter Roberto Ferdman talks about the fuzzy beloved character that has made kids go crazy and parents go crazier since 1996.
Posted In: elmo, toys, Sesame Street

Judge orders Sriracha plant to partially shut down

Sriracha's southern California factory has been partially shut down under a judge's order.
Posted In: Sriracha

The surprising source of all that pumpkin pie

A lot of the canned pumpkins that go into a lot of Americans' pumpkin pie is branded with the red-and-white logo of Libby's.
Posted In: pumpkins, pumpkin pie, Nestle

World's most expensive book to be auctioned?

The Bay Psalm book, one of the world's rarest books, is being auctioned tonight.

Kiribati: Island nation deals with the consequences of climate change

Bloomberg's Jeffrey Goldberg speaks about his visit to the island nation threatened by rising sea levels.
Posted In: climate change, global warming, pacific ocean, environmental, fossil fuels

Spit, genes and the FDA

The Food and Drug Administration is cracking down on the nation's biggest at-home DNA test kit company
Posted In: 23andMe, dna, genetic testing, FDA

Heaven in Rwanda

Josh Roxin and his wife Alissa moved to Rwanda for health and development, but opened a restaurant instead.
Posted In: rwanda, global health, international aid, development

It's not the turkey's fault

Turkey isn't the source of your sleepiness.
Posted In: turkey, Thanksgiving

Pushing patients to seek value, whatever that is

Changes in the insurance system are leading more consumers to consider what they expect in their health care and how much it is worth to them.
Posted In: health care, Affordable Care Act, Obamacare, health insurance

Edward R. Murrow, Martha Gelhorn and Ron Burgundy

Will Ferrell's Ron Burgundy enters the Newseum.
Posted In: anchorman, Will Ferrell

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