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Marketplace Weekend, hosted by Lizzie O'Leary, brings you powerful stories from economies both large and personal, at a pace that suits your weekend life. It's an hour of insightful storytelling and a conversational look at where the economy collides with real life.

The economy touches each and every one of us… and it's essential to have a media outlet that contextualizes the economy's influence on our lives and the world around us. – Robert, Denver, CO

Hosts

Lizzie O'Leary

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Length

00:59:00

Program Feeds

Marketplace Weekend is available via ContentDepot. File Transfer: Friday 20:00 ET

Producers

Deborah Clark, Senior Vice President and General Manager
Joanne Griffith, Senior Producer

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Resources

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Contact

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Lizzie O'Leary

Host, Marketplace Weekend

Lizzie O'Leary joined Marketplace in 2013 and spearheaded the launch of Marketplace Weekend in 2014.

Lizzie kicked off her journalism career at ABC News on the Peabody Award-winning team that reported on 9/11. Prior to Marketplace, Lizzie worked for CNN as an aviation and 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.

Lizzie 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's 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 heard regularly on the BBC's Business Matters and other BBC World Service programs.

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00:00 - 00:59
Billboard

01:00 - 05:59
NPR News fed with Music

06:00 - 18:59
MARKETPLACE WEEKEND Segment 1 (includes national funder(s) and local fundraising cutaway)

19:00 - 19:59
Local Cutaway (music bed)

20:00 - 38:59
MARKETPLACE WEEKEND Segment 2 (includes national funder(s) and local fundraising cutaway)

39:00 - 39:59
Local Cutaway (music bed)

40:00 - 59:00
MARKETPLACE WEEKEND Segment 3 (includes national funder(s) and local fundraising cutaway)

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Marketplace Weekend is heard by more than 600,000 listeners each week.

The Marketplace Weekend audience:

  • 50% female, 50% male
  • Median age of 59, with 48% of listeners between 35 and 64
  • 69% hold bachelor's degrees or higher
  • 51% have an annual household income of $75,000 or more

Source: Nielsen Audio, Nationwide DMA data, Persons 12+, Sp16/F16

Marketplace Weekend is available to American Public Media affiliate stations. Stations must carry all programs in the series as fed, or delayed. Stations may air each program twice within the broadcast window (until 0600 ET on the Monday following the feed). Each program must be aired in its entirety. No excerpting is permitted. Simulcast streaming rights are available for this series. See terms and conditions described in the American Public Media Service Agreement. Prior to carrying this series, stations must confirm carriage with American Public Media.

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