Lizzie O’Leary joined Marketplace in 2013 and spearheaded the launch of Marketplace Weekend — the portfolio’s newest program — in 2014.

O’Leary kicked off her journalism career at ABC News, on the Peabody Award-winning team that reported on 9/11. Prior to Marketplace, O’Leary worked for CNN, as an Aviation & Regulation correspondent; for NPR, as a producer and reporter; and for Bloomberg TV, tackling the global credit crisis, the housing market, and the government’s financial rescue package. She was also first to break the news that major American automaker Chrysler would file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

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. When she isn’t hosting Marketplace Weekend, she is likely tweeting her sharp and witty take on all things news, politics, business and life. A guest professor at Columbia Journalism School, she can also be seen and heard regularly on Yahoo Finance and BBC Matters, among others.


Features by Lizzie O'Leary

New Study Names San Francisco As Most Expensive To Buy A Home

Defining the new middle class

A recent poll shows that fewer Americans call themselves middle class.
Posted In: middle class, News

Dov Charney, the World Cup and Aereo over Brunch

Recapping the week with Andrea Chang of the L.A. Times and Buzzfeed's Ken Bensinger.
Posted In: brunch, Aereo, Dov Charney, News

If Aereo is dead, what's next in the evolution of TV?

This week the Supreme Court pulled the rug out from streaming service Aereo.
Posted In: Aereo, ABC vs. Aereo, News

Everybody's working for the Marketplace Weekend

How our producers, myself, and you the listener will shape Marketplace Weekend.
Posted In: Opinion
Health Clinic

What does pain have to do with econ? Oh, everything

A pain clinic is a strange place to think about economics. Or is it?
Posted In: pain, personal essays

Help us build Marketplace Weekend. Here’s how:

A note from Lizzie O'Leary from Marketplace Weekend.

Do you still call yourself middle class?

More and more of us aren't using the term "middle class" anymore.
Posted In: middle class

The aftertaste of bailouts

Geithner is spending a heck of a press tour defending his view. Is it working?
Posted In: Timothy Geithner, Great Recession, financial bailout


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