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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

Tech IRL: The 'right to be forgotten'

Ben Johnson and Lizzie O'Leary discuss the EU's 'right to be forgotten'
Posted In: News

What's it worth to be in on the joke?

A philosophical take on potato salad.

What would you tell your 18-year-old self about money?

If you could go back in time to tell yourself advice, what would it be?
Posted In: advice, financial advice, Opinion

How LeBron James is changing how athletes are paid

More athletes are making their money off the court than on it.
Posted In: basketball, Sports, LeBron James, Carmelo Anthony, News

Understanding the fine print

How to protect yourself from the fine print.
A man smokes marijuana

Colorado marijuana dispensaries have nowhere to put their money

Colorado pot dispensaries are making money, but banks won't accept their cash.
Posted In: marijuana, Banks, colorado, News

Space tourism: Still for the future, New Mexico learns

Virgin Galactic hopes to bring space and terrestrial tourists to New Mexico.
Posted In: New Mexico, space, space travel, News

Tech IRL: A second life for pay phones

Cities try turning neglected telephones into wi-fi hotspots.
Posted In: pay phones, wifi, New York City, News

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