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

Dinosaur bones for sale, at auction

Auction house plans to sell the bones of two fighting dinosaurs.
Posted In: dinosaur, montana

Customers like Jeff Bezos also bought ...

Last year, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos spent at least $42 million on a 200-foot clock being built in Texas.
Posted In: jeff bezos

Amazon's Jeff Bezos buys Washington Post

Days after the New York Times sold the Boston Globe to investor John Henry, the Washington Post Co. sold its flagship paper to Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.
Posted In: newspapers, washington post, Amazon

'Five Star Billionaire': Hidden side of China's economy

In a new novel, author Tash Aw follows five characters as they try to make their way in the big city of Shanghai.

Calculating the rent at the White House

If President Obama were renting out the White House, he'd only be able to stay for four months.
Posted In: white house

The suburbs: No longer the American Dream?

The American Dream is moving away from suburbia. Why?
Posted In: suburbs, American dream

A-Rod and the case for stronger incentives not to dope

Major League Baseball is weighing a life-long ban for New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez over using performance-enhancing drugs. What might that mean for baseball's future?
Posted In: baseball, MLB, Alex Rodriguez, athletes

Why gay activists shouldn't be boycotting Stolichnaya Russian vodka

Latvians are saying not to boycott Stolichnaya Vodka over Russian gay rights abuses...because Stolichnaya is actually made in their country.
Posted In: Russia, vodka, gay rights

'Grand bargain' or no, corporations come out ahead, right?

Proposed cut in corporate tax rate could cost multinationals more, domestic companies less.
Posted In: Washington, President Obama, Jobs, grand bargain

Preserving fertility for the low price of $50,000

For one woman, $50,000 on a new technology to freeze her eggs was worth the expense.
Posted In: women, family, families

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