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

Egyptian business owners adapt to social unrest

A small business owner in Cairo came to work today, despite danger in the area.
Posted In: Egypt

A rough week on Wall Street

Catching up on the business news of the week, from a reality check in the markets to Europe to the London Whale.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap

It might be time to invest in classic cars

An index of the 50 finest Ferraris and Porsches increased by 53 percent over the past two years.
Posted In: classic cars, Auto, Investing

The buzz on Americans drinking less beer

According to a recent Gallup poll, only 36 percent of Americans who drink alcohol say that beer is their beverage of choice.
Posted In: beer, craft beer

Behind the names and numbers of the Internet

Fadi Chehade, CEO of ICANN -- the organization in charge of assigning names and numbers to Internet addresses -- talks about changes coming ahead for domain names and websites.
Posted In: ICANN, Internet, domain names, domains

Chinese zoo caught for disguising dog as lion

The "African lion" was caught...barking.
Posted In: zoo, China

Why hummus is looking for some sports fans

One brand of hummus is hoping to appeal to more male consumers across the U.S.
Posted In: hummus, NFL, advertising, Food

Making art out of the housing crisis

A new art exhibit in Los Angeles looks at the history of housing in America and how our views on the home have changed over time.
Posted In: art, housing crisis, museum

The New York Times works around website outage

The Grey Lady's website went down for more than an hour today, leading to some creative workarounds.
Posted In: New York Times

Wall Street asks: Will JPMorgan admit wrongdoing?

Looking back at the week's business news, from the London Whale to President Obama's remarks on housing and the economy.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap

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