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

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Summer drivers get no break on gas

The Energy Department's summer driving forecast, released today, says demand is expected to be lower this summer than last. But gas prices are expected to average above $3.60 a gallon. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Travel
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Cholesterol medications found lacking

Traders dumped shares of Merck and Schering-Plough today on news that cholesterol-lowering medications the companies made and marketed didn't do much for other symptoms of heart disease -- and might make them worse. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health
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Subsidy caps to help the farm

Congress takes up the Farm Bill next week, and for the first time in years, they've toyed with cutting subsidies. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports farmers have agreed to some reforms, including a subsidy cap for higher performers.
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Do candidates fully get subprime woes?

This week Hillary Clinton called on the government to help homeowners more, John McCain warned against too much government action, and Barack Obama said McCain doesn't know what he's talking about. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks into whether any of them do.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
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Home prices keep falling

The slide in real estate was punctuated today by a report that home prices were down more than 11% in January from a year earlier -- the steepest drop in more than 20 years. Nancy Marshall Genzer has the story.
Posted In: Economy, Housing
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Staying at a job to stay healthy

The AFL-CIO released an online survey where almost half of the 26,000 participants said they or a family member stayed in a job just to keep health insurance benefits. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on a particular case.
Posted In: Health, Jobs
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A big stink over cow paddies

The EPA is considering changing the law that requires farmers to track the emissions of animal waste. But environmentalists say reporting these gases is necessary to keep them accountable. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
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Recession . . . with a silver lining

Oil is up, the dollar is down and economists are saying there's no more denying a recession. But Nancy Marshall Genzer reports despite trouble in the market, there's a silver lining to the weakened economy.
Posted In: Economy, Wall Street
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We just have to ride it out

U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson is in Washington today to discuss his plan for avoiding another credit crunch. But Nancy Marshall Genzer reports the crisis is likely to last over the next couple of months.
Posted In: Economy
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Gates: 'Let smart people come'

Microsoft's Bill Gates is on Capitol Hill today campaigning for the government to issue more H-1B visas. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports he wants more foreign workers because he can't find enough qualified Americans.
Posted In: Jobs, Science

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