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

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

Cybersecurity bill splits companies

A new bill is dividing U.S. companies and alarming online privacy advocates.
Posted In: cybersecurity, Senate
Members of the 114th Congress in the House chamber this week in Washington, D.C.

A fight over how quickly workers can unionize

The Senate voted to block a new rule that would speed up unionization votes.
Posted In: labor union, unions, Congress, veto

Why more than half of farmers have a second job

Soaring land prices are only part of the reason farmers look for additional work.
Posted In: farming, Cargill, Tyson's, second career, land prices
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

Taking stock of U.S. aid to Israel

Political tensions are high around Benjamin Netanyahu's address to Congress.
Posted In: Israel, military aid, international aid


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