Nancy Marshall-Genzer is a senior reporter for Marketplace, working from the Washington, D.C. Bureau. Nancy started with Marketplace in spring 2007, after filing freelance pieces for the program for years prior. Covering the daily news from the nation’s capital, Nancy has reported many special features.

Nancy has a long history in radio. Before joining the Marketplace portfolio, she worked at NPR, where her duties included producing, editing and reporting. Her previous experience also includes stints at WAMU 88.5 public radio in Washington, D.C., Monitor Radio and NBC radio and television, where she served as bureau chief for NBC TV in Tuzla, Bosnia.

In 1999, Nancy won an American Medical Writers Association Award for her freelance contribution to the Marketplace series “Wanted for Questioning: America’s Most Profitable Drug Companies.”

Nancy holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Ohio University. A native of Averill Park, N.Y., she currently lives in Silver Spring, Md., with her family. Describing herself as a nosy person, Nancy appreciates that her job fulfills that desire to ask questions and learn something new every day.


Features by Nancy Marshall-Genzer

Police keep watch over passengers at Los Angeles International Airport after the U.S. State Department issued a worldwide travel alert warning citizens of the heightened risks of traveling due to "increased terrorist threats."

Despite alert, business travelers won't stay home

The State Department has told American travelers to be vigilant.
Posted In: Travel, state department, business travel
Despite bewilderingly low interest rates and an apparently improving economy, the housing market is still faltering.

When interest rates go up, what's that do to housing?

Borrowing costs will go from 'cheap all the way up to low.'
Posted In: Housing, Fed, interest rates
Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is set to speak on his economic principles during a rally at Georgetown tomorrow.

Explaining "democratic socialism"

On Thursday, Senator Sanders plans a major speech on his economic philosophy.
Posted In: socialism, Bernie Sanders, democratic socialism
China's central bank on Tuesday devalued its yuan currency by nearly 2 percent against the U.S.  dollar, as authorities seek to push market reforms and bolster the world's second-largest economy.

Retailers keep one eye on China ahead of the holidays

Some retailers are re-evaluating their relationship with Chinese suppliers

Wal-Mart faces tough questions ahead

The world's largest retailer has already said to expect lower earnings next year.
Posted In: Wal-Mart, minimum wage, Walmart

White House to Cuba: embargo? What embargo?

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is in Cuba right now. Embargo or no.
Posted In: cuba, embargo, Agriculture
Veteran Paul Johnson is a monitor at the Park View elementary school in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Veterans could lose tax credit

About one in five military families qualify for tax credits for the working poor.
Posted In: veterans, tax credits
President Obama speaks at the southern site of the Keystone XL pipeline back in 2012.

Politics ran through the Keystone pipeline

The Keystone XL pipeline was always more about politics than economics.
Posted In: Keystone XL, Keystone pipeline

Why you probably won't be audited by the IRS

If you’re really rich or really poor, you’re more likely to hear from the IRS.
Posted In: IRS, Taxes
Federal Reserve Bank Chair Janet Yellen holds a news conference following a meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee Wednesday in Washington, D.C.

What's next for big banks, after a proposed new rule

The Fed says the rule will make taxpayer-funded bailouts less likely.
Posted In: too big to fail, Fed, The Federal Reserve


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