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

Good Jobs Nation workers on strike listen to a speech from presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders.

Do federal contractors save the government money?

The U.S. keeps replacing its full-time workers with contract employees.
Posted In: government contractors, federal government, minimum wage

Do you really need a license to do your job?

Occupational certification requirements vary widely from state to state.
Posted In: occupational licensing, labor market, workforce

Underwater homeowners look for mortgage relief

Millions of borrowers still owe substantially more than their homes are worth.
Posted In: homeowners, housing market, housing crisis

CFO's rise beyond the balance sheet

Chief financial officers used to just do the books. Now they're key strategists.
Posted In: CFO, finances, career

US companies adjust to a more mature Chinese economy

Some Wall Street investors are leaving as China's growth slows.
Posted In: China, General Motors, consumer demand

Iran wants new U.S. planes

Do American companies want to enter the Iranian airplane market?
Posted In: General Electric, U.S., Iran
An UBER application is shown as cars drive by in Washington, D.C. on March 25, 2015.

Who's an employee?

The Department of Labor has issued guidance on classifying workers.
Posted In: sharing economy, Uber, employees
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


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