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.

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Features by Nancy Marshall-Genzer

The economy as seen through political ads

Incumbents of both parties have to defend their handling of the local economy.

TV: Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated

When it comes to political advertising, all that money needs to find a home.
Posted In: 2014 elections, election spending
This ad, sponsored by the Florida GOP, is part of the 22,000 ads TV viewers in Florida have seen for just the gubernatorial race alone this year.

Governors are winning the TV ad race

Spending on gubernatorial races is higher than on Senate contests.
Posted In: TV ads, campaign spending, 2014 elections
Yahoo President and CEO Marissa Mayer judges onstage the Startup Battlefield Finals at TechCrunch Disrupt at Pier 48 in San Francisco, California.

Is now make or break for Yahoo's Marissa Mayer?

Yahoo posts its earnings today. Is Marissa Mayer's strategy paying off?
Posted In: Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, third quarter earnings, acquisitions

Cable eclipsing broadcast for political advertising

Over-the-air TV is scattershot, while cable can be much more targeted.
Posted In: Political ads, cable TV, election spending

Medicare open enrollment brings change

Medicare's annual open enrollment period starts today. What has changed?
Posted In: Medicare, baby boomers, obesity

The president as fundraiser-in-chief

The president is doing less campaigning lately. Is that helping Democrats?
Posted In: fundraising, political donations

Bank of America gets back to normal... with a twist

CEO Brian Moynihan is getting another title: chairman of the board.
Posted In: Bank of America, banking crisis, Merrill Lynch

Public health officials: We're prepared for Ebola

Health officials say beefing up bioterrorism preparedness years ago is paying off.
Posted In: Ebola

eBay and PayPal split

What a difference eight months makes.
Posted In: ebay, paypal, Carl Icahn

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