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

T-Mobile wants more beachfront spectrum

T-Mobile could be fighting an uphill battle for a bigger piece of the pie.
Posted In: T-Mobile, AT&T, Verizon
A Cleveland police officer looks on as people take to the streets and protest in reaction to Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo being acquitted of manslaughter charges after he shot two people at the end of a 2012 car chase in which officers fired 137

Cleveland looks to firms to help fund police reform

The city's deal with the DOJ includes costly trainings and computer equipment.
Posted In: cleveland, police, Department of Justice

There are 14,000 lobbying groups in Washington

Thirty-five of them focus on dairy. Why? “We have to tell our story."
Posted In: lobbying, Food, Washington, buffets

Funeral home fraud rose in 2014, FTC probe finds

Rules prevent sale of unneeded items. Directors association says its complicated.
Posted In: funerals, FTC, burials

Rate rigging in London affects U.S. consumers

Five of the world's largest banks are being fined billions.
Posted In: JP Morgan Chase, Citigroup, exchange rates

How calculating GDP is like making a gravy

"Reduce it down and get the real essence of flavor," says a Fed economist.
Posted In: Gross Domestic Product (GDP), bureau of economic analysis, Unemployment
U.S. President Barack Obama meets with youth and law enforcement from the Camden community in Camden, New Jersey on Monday.

Federal money talks — kind of

The White House plans to dole out $163 million in grants to local police.
Posted In: police, Ferguson, President Obama, grants
cell phone use

What's the hang-up with collecting phone data?

We put the spy practice through a cost-benefit analysis.
Posted In: data, NSA leaks, telephone records

Writing your way to the White House

The campaign book has become a rite of passage for presidential hopefuls.
Posted In: Congress, election, Books, publishing, presidential candidates


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