Nancy Marshall-Genzer is a senior reporter for Marketplace and works from the Washington D.C. bureau.

Marshall-Genzer began working for Marketplace in the spring of 2007, after filing freelance pieces for the program for years prior to that. Covering the daily news from the nation’s capital, Marshall-Genzer has reported many special features.

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

Marshall-Genzer 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, who recently welcomed twin sons. Describing herself as a nosy person, Marshall-Genzer appreciates that her job fulfills that desire to ask questions and learn something new every day.

Features By Nancy Marshall-Genzer



Insurers may lose anti-trust exemption

Health-insurance companies are exempt from anti-trust law, which means they can fix prices. But legislation may change that. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health

Payroll deductions to pay for care?

The Kaiser Family Foundation will hold a briefing on bills in Congress that would let you pay for long-term care through voluntary payroll deductions. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health

Solar Decathlon winners to get sun time

The Department of Energy gave 20 teams of college students $100,000 in seed money to build solar homes as part of the Solar Decathlon. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports what the winners can expect.

She's a veteran of charities' pleas

Yvonne Oppenheimer's brother couldn't say no to charities claiming to raise money for veterans. Now, even though he's deceased, the solicitations keep coming. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Charity, Jobs

Mortgage bailout plan sparks anger

President Obama's housing plan will help nearly 9 million homeowners avoid foreclosure or refinance. But the plan is drawing ire from homeowners who won't be receiving any help. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Housing

Debt is a target on U.S. military radar

Military personnel with outstanding legal debts are barred from overseas duty or security clearances, which keeps thousands of U.S. troops from doing their jobs. So the Pentagon is tackling the problem. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Processing the economic numbers

The economic numbers released today were a mixed bag. Some were bad, others were good -- at least at first glance. Nancy Marshall Genzer takes a closer look at what the numbers add up to.

Will housing plan help everyone?

President Obama is set to unveil his proposal to help homeowners fend off foreclosure and stabilize the housing market. But will all that be possible with one plan? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Housing

Will states be fast, wise with stimulus?

Congress is requiring states to allocate some of their stimulus money within 45 days. But is this enough time for states to spend the money wisely? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Measuring the success of the stimulus

President Obama says the stimulus package will create or preserve 3.5 million jobs and get the economy on track. But will the package actually stimulate the economy? And how will we measure its success? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.


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