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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

What it costs to become a fast food franchisee

Quiznos is reportedly close to filing for bankruptcy. One problem is unhappy franchisees. So what's it take to open a fast food store?
Posted In: fast food, franchises

Mobility remains a challenge for struggling home owners

This is a good news, bad news story. We'll start with the good news.
Posted In: homeowner, Housing, home ownership, real estate

The cost of those bills Congress doesn't pass

Only a fraction of the bills introduced in Congress each year actually become law. What's all that wheel spinning cost taxpayers?

Proposed Defense budget decreases Army levels

The Army may end up at its smallest level since 1940.
Posted In: Army, military, military spending

The economics of a bad winter

A business opportunity for firms that make de-icer with everything from the remnants of rum to beet juice.
Posted In: weather, winter

Why the government can't plan ahead

Congress is not good at predicting future spending and deficits.
Posted In: Congress, planning, budget defecit

What online job listings tell us about the economy

The Conference Board is out with this month's Help Wanted Online index. It’s a survey of some 16,000 online job listings.
Posted In: Jobs, unemployement

Where have manufacturing jobs gone?

Manufacturing jobs have been inching up, but not to pre-recession levels. The economy has lost about two million factory jobs since the start of the recession.
Posted In: manufacturing

Why do we have a debt ceiling, anyway?

The debt ceiling began as a check on executive spending, but didn't reach its full crescendo until recently.
Posted In: debt ceiling, explainer

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