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

Keep the change: The psychology of tipping

To tip or not to tip? Starbucks is trying to make that decision as easy as a text message.
Posted In: tipping, consumer

The conversation of gentrification

Gentrification is happening in neighborhoods all around the country.
Posted In: gentrification, neighborhoods, urban

I've been called bossy.

Does calling girls “bossy” discourage them from being leaders?
Posted In: women, bossy, gender

The costs behind winter blues

Snow, rain, wind, and ice are across the U.S. this year in one of the more dreadful winters on record. With unexpected weather comes unexpected costs.
Posted In: weather, storms, polar vortex

Since when do NBA players wear sleeves?

Is the extra cloth just extra space for advertisers?
Posted In: NBA, jerseys

The French are eating a lot more hamburgers

One in two sandwiches sold in France is a hamburger. Presumably with French fries.
Posted In: France, McDonald's, McDonalds

Getting grads to build more start-ups

Why it could be the best decision for college grads... and America.
Posted In: start-ups

Finding value in health care and #obamacarewitherin

62 percent of new health insurance enrollees have chosen the Silver plan. What does that mean, anyway?
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, health care, health insurance, Obamacare

Building water systems for the next century

What the world is doing to keep the tap flowing.
Posted In: groundwater, water systems

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