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

Will the big profits of 2013 continue this year?

Leigh Gallagher, of Fortune Magazine, and Felix Salmon, of Reuters, say that last year's profits could mean good news for the economy in 2014.
Posted In: stocks, 2014, profits

Bernanke's final speech: economics in verse

Bernanke said 2014 potentially "bodes well" for the US economy, but then things got weird when a University of Chicago economist played a tribute.
Posted In: Bernanke

Holocracy: How Zappos could change corporate America

First it was open office space, and now its open management.
Posted In: holocracy, Tony Hsieh, Amazon

Pope Francis drew 6.6 million to Vatican in 2013

That contrasts with 2.3 million for Pope Benedict in all of 2012.
Posted In: pope francis, Pope Benedict, Vatican

Where to spend New Year's? Boise or Brasstown, N.C.?

At midnight, a $10,000 foam potato will drop in Boise, Idaho.
Posted In: Times Square

Jane Austen explains monetary policy

Citi strategist Steven Englander translated some financial wonkery using quotes from "Emma" and other classics.
Posted In: Jane Austen, Emma, Pride and Prejudice

PODCAST: The Weather Channel versus a weather channel

The taper pushes up the 10-year. California, Illinois, and Oregon are just three of the states changing their hands-free, cell phone driving rules next year. And, DirecTV has launched its own weather-related TV channel right next to the Weather Channel.

PODCAST: UPS's Christmas fail

UPS says the volume of packages exceeded its capacity and many customers didn't receive their deliveries on time. This month marks the third anniversary of the Arab Spring. And, as drivers increasingly take them off the putting green, sales of golf carts are expected to grow to $682 million this year.

Mexico's corruption problem

Corruption in Mexico was one of the focal points of President Enrique Peña Nieto's election campaign. But Transparency International hasn't given Mexico very high marks
Posted In: Mexico, Enrique Peña Nieto, univision, corruption

PODCAST: Bleak prospects in the new year for the long-term unemployed

Long-term unemployment has not been this high for this long since World War II. And, Netflix comes out with its first original kids' program.

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