Nancy Marshall-Genzer is a senior reporter for Marketplace, working from the Washington, D.C. Bureau. Nancy started with Marketplace in spring 2007, after filing freelance pieces for the program for years prior. Covering the daily news from the nation’s capital, Nancy has reported many special features.

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

Nancy 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. Describing herself as a nosy person, Nancy appreciates that her job fulfills that desire to ask questions and learn something new every day.


Features by Nancy Marshall-Genzer

Brenda Major is examined by Dr. Fernanda Mercade during a routine checkup at the Jessie Trice Center for Community Health clinic in Miami, Florida.

How Congress solved one problem but created another

It's a glimpse into how people make money off of piecemeal solutions.
Posted In: Congress, Medicare, health insurance

Alcoa splits itself in two

The move could make its stock more appealing to commodity-averse investors.
Posted In: Alcoa, stock split, aluminum
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) speaks during a press conference in the U.S. Capitol on Friday in Washington, D.C. Boehner announced Friday that he will be stepping down from Congress at the end of October.

Strains between GOP and business

Speaker Boehner's tenure was marked by disagreements with the party's right flank.
Posted In: GOP, John Boehner, resignation, Republicans
A group of Syrian refugees arrive to process their acceptance procedures at the Temporary Center for Immigrants and Asylum Seekers (CETI) of the Spanish enclave of Melilla on Monday.

Unpacking the U.S. refugee price tag

The resettlement spending begins long before refugees reach the U.S.
Posted In: refugees, migrants, Asylum
Homeowners are one group that will be an upset with an interest rate hike.

Homeowners, techies will be sad when Fed raises rates

With rates near zero for so many years, who's benefited? Borrowers.
Posted In: interest rates, Federal Reserve, homeowners

Why restaurant wages are outpacing everybody else's

Chipotle is aiming to hire 4,000 people in one day.
Posted In: restaurants, Economy, Chipotle

How do casinos decide where to put slot machines?

They use the urinal theory, among other secrets.
Posted In: casinos, slot machines, Florida

Warehouse worker shortage spells problems for retail

Stores can't hire enough people to move their stuff.
Posted In: Retail, warehouse, hiring, Jobs


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