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

The usual morning traffic fills a freeway in Los Angeles.

The high cost of gridlock

In 2013, traffic jams in the U.S. cost consumers an estimated $124 billion.
Posted In: Traffic, Senate, Louisiana
A terminally-ill resident of the Hospice of Saint John is comforted in her bed in Lakewood, Colorado. Medicare has announced plans to reimburse doctors for end-of-life care discussions with patients.

Medicare to pay for end-of-life discussions

And private insurers usually follow Medicare’s lead.
Posted In: Medicare, doctors, patient, end of life care
Though helium is commonly associated with balloons, the element is also used in the computer chip and fiber optics industries.

Why the government keeps a helium reserve

Originally for the military, it's now critical in medical and research labs.
Posted In: helium, Capitol Hill, audit

We're so over you, millennials

Advertisers are flirting with centennials, the under-18 generation, on Snapchat.
Posted In: Snapchat, native ads, Millenials

Lessons from Cyprus on handling debt crisis

A look back at the 2013 debt crisis in Cyprus. Were lessons learned that could help Greece?
Posted In: greekcrisis, Greece, Greek, IMF
People celebrate in front of the U.S. Supreme Court after the ruling in favor of same-sex marriage Friday in Washington, D.C.

The financials of same-sex marriage

Saying 'I do' to higher tax brackets after the Supreme Court's ruling.
Posted In: gay rights, gay marriage, Supreme Court

The tool kit for negotiating with Iran

Sanctions are the sharpest tool as John Kerry heads to Vienna for nuclear talks.
Posted In: Iran, nuclear power, John Kerry, Vienna
Affordable Care Act

States see potential opportunity in court ruling

A Supreme Court ruling is expected soon in King v. Burwell.
Posted In: Affordable Care Act, ACA, Supreme Court

Bridging a political divide, hoping to make a profit

The health care world waits for a decision from the Supreme Court.
Posted In: health care, Supreme Court, Affordable Care Act

U.S. mayors tackle water problems

Conference will cover safety and conservation issues.
Posted In: sustainability, conservation, water, San Francisco


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