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

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

myRA retirement plans, explained

myRA is a new, government-backed retirement plan designed for low-income workers, who don’t have IRAs or 401Ks.
Posted In: retirement savings plans, Retirement, State of the Union, myRA

Bernanke's probably thinking about a think tank

Think tanks are influential organizations that lure big names. What do those big names lend them in return?
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Brookings Institute, think tanks

President Obama scales back NSA surveillance

In a speech today, President Obama spoke about changes to the NSA's programs. He called for an end to the NSA holding on to call data and aimed to find a balance.
Posted In: nsa, surveillance, spying

Turns out smoking causes more than just cancer and lung disease

A new report out by the Surgeon General says smoking is a lot worse than we thought.
Posted In: smoking, Surgeon General

Why is Congress focusing on poverty?

Congress's Joint Economic Committee holds a hearing on income inequality. Just the latest congressional foray into the problem.
Posted In: Congress, income inequality, Unemployment

Why does the NSA spy?

The National Security Agency says it never shares intelligence with US businesses. Or does it?
Posted In: nsa, spying, surveillance

Why is it so hard to cut Pentagon spending?

The trillion dollar budget agreement Congress is voting on initially included curbs on pension increases for military retirees. But they've been scaled back.
Posted In: military pensions

Federal court rules against FCC net neutrality rules

The ruling could have big implications for the way internet service providers grant access to content online.
Posted In: net neutrality, open internet, fcc


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