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 Visitor's Center at Microsoft Headquarters campus pictured in July 2014 in Redmond, Washington.

Microsoft plans to hire workers with autism

The company has launched a pilot program aimed at hiring more people with autism.
Posted In: Microsoft, hiring, workplace diversity, diversity, autism
U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) exits Beantowne Coffee House & Cafe March 21, 2015 in Hampstead, New Hampshire. Paul has said he will decide on whether he will or will not run for president by early April.

Why there's no rush to jump into the presidential race

Rand Paul may be in, but others hold back to skirt campaign-finance laws.
Posted In: Rand Paul, election 2016, campaign finance reform

Chrysler found liable in crash, may appeal

Chrysler is considering an appeal of a verdict in a case involving a 1999 Jeep.
Posted In: Chrysler

GNC will do more testing after investigation

The testing is part of an agreement with the New York attorney general.
Posted In: GNC, supplements, diet

The ins and outs of 'zero-based budgeting'

Think of it as a diet for your company's budget.
Posted In: Kraft, heinz, budget

The fight over America's rails

A train whistle can evoke far-away places and adventure. Also, lawsuits.
Posted In: Amtrak, trains, lawsuits

Freight rail is king in U.S.

U.S. freight rail is profitable, and it's attracting international attention.
Posted In: rail, freight rail

Big change to farm subsidies

Taxpayers are on the hook after changes in the Farm Bill
Posted In: farming, farm bill, subsidies
Audit from the Inspector General finds Social Security Administration lists more than 6 million people born before 1901 as still alive.

The cost of inefficient Social Security record keeping

Banks, the IRS and others rely on the "death master file."
Posted In: Social Security, audit, death

Drawing the line between contributions and bribes

When it comes to a bribery investigation, a number of factors are considered.
Posted In: corruption, Senate, bribes, campaign contribution, government, Congress


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