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

Female breadwinners are rising

Farnoosh Torabi, author of "When She Makes More," explains how the rise of female breadwinners is changing relationships.
Posted In: money and relationships, love

Why great companies aren't so great online

Jason Seiden, CEO of Ajax Workforce Marketing, says companies aren't marketing themselves well online.
Posted In: workplace culture

Why you should budget, even if you're broke

Creating a budget is an important part of smart financial planning. But sticking to a budget when you have very little money can be overwhelming.
Posted In: budget, Personal Finance

The importance of confidence for women

Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, authors of “The Confidence Code,” talk with Marketplace Money host Lizzie O’Leary about why women are less confident than men.
Posted In: women, confidence, workplace culture

Tidying up with financial spring cleaning

Some spring cleaning tips for your wallet, too.
Posted In: spring cleaning, advice, credit

Raising the minimum wage: Good idea or bad idea?

A raise in minimum wage could help low-income workers, but hurt small-business owners.
Posted In: minimum wage

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

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