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

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina participates in the GOP pre-debate forum on August 6, 2015 in Cleveland, Ohio. CNN has changed its polling criteria to increase the likelihood Carly Fiorina will get a slot during the Sept. 16 debate.

Polling's 'spectacular disasters'

It takes a lot of money, and humans dialing phones, to get a quality survey.
Posted In: cnn, polls, Republicans, debate
A Comcast cable box.

Why we don't buy cable TV set-top boxes

The FCC is considering whether to make those purchases easier.
Posted In: fcc, cable, regulations
Wages aren't going up because of potential workers who have given up looking for a job.

Blame low wages on slack

The CBO is refining its thoughts on why American wages seem to be stuck.
Posted In: congressional budget office, wages, employment
Things are pretty tough right now for the Golden Arches.

Investors want McDonald's out of real estate

Amid continued declining sales, Mickey D’s is urged to sell some property.
Posted In: McDonald's, franchises, real estate, shareholders

Can palliative care save money?

Programs for the seriously ill have grown by more than 150 percent in 10 years.
Posted In: palliative care, illness, patient
The Federal Reserve building

China throws the Fed a curve ball

July's meeting minutes will provide some clues on coming interest rates hikes.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Fed minutes, interest rates
A Marriott hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. Hotel demand in the U.S. is up.

Why the hotel business is doing so well right now

Rooms are scarce and demand is up, even with competition from Airbnb.
Posted In: hotels, Travel, convenience
A still of businessman Joe Ricketts, a billionaire and active political donor.

The 'bring your own billionaire' election

If you're running for president, it helps to have someone wealthy by your side.
Posted In: 2016 election, campaign finance, billionaires


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