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

Rescuers work around derailed carriages of an Amtrak train in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on Wednesday.

A day after crash, a vote to cut Amtrak funding

Amtrak says it has a $52 billion maintenance backlog on its Northeast Corridor.
Posted In: Amtrak, Transportation, bill
Kailah Johnson, 5, a pre-k student home from school with citywide closure, joined her mother in a neighborhood clean-up crew the morning after citywide riots over the death of Freddie Gray on April 28, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland.

Baltimore and the cost of rioting

What will be the economic impact of the social unrest happening in Baltimore?
Posted In: Baltimore, riots, tourism

Rents are rising, and fast

Rents have increased by almost 4 percent and are likely to keep going.
Posted In: rent prices, rental housing, housing crisis
An American flag waves outside the United States Capitol building.

Trade agreements, then and now

Congress is turning its attention to trade this week.
Posted In: NAFTA, U.S. economy, Congress
Time Warner Center

How Time Warner Cable and Comcast might reassure the feds

A look at the concessions that could keep the Time Warner Cable-Comcast merger aloft.
Posted In: Comcast, Time Warner Cable, merger
A representation of an online class featuring students and faculty in a face-to-face setting.

Ivy League schools key into online courses

Accreditors deny Yale University's plan to offer a master's degree program online.
Posted In: online degrees, Yale University, physician assistant, MOOC
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


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