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.

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Features by Nancy Marshall-Genzer

S&P: Shutdown and debt battle cost U.S. economy $24 billion

The aftermath of the debt ceiling debacle: consumer confidence is shaken, companies aren't spending, interest rates will rise, the nation's credit rating is in jeopardy, and GDP growth takes a hit.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, consumer confidence

As deadline nears, debt ceiling fight drags on

The clock is ticking, but Congressional leaders have yet to reach an agreement.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, Congress, Obamacare

Nobel Prize in economics goes to three Americans

The trio has focused on the behavior of the stock market as well as the efficiency of markets.
Posted In: Nobel Prize

The clock is ticking and still no debt deal

Lawmakers in Washington have until Thursday to raise the debt ceiling.
Posted In: government shutdown 2013, debt ceiling, sequestration, Congress, Obamacare

Hurricane or government shutdown: Which is scarier?

We look at just how essential the non-essential employees may be during episodes of severe weather.
Posted In: tropical storm Karen, Hurricane Karen, government shutdown 2013

Lessons Congress can learn from middle school

As the fight over the nation's budget continues, we pose the question: Is Congress smarter than a seventh grader?
Posted In: federal budget, government shutdown 2013, kids

What's the price of the shutdown?

Closed national parks. Non-essential government services ground to a halt. And the shutdown will cut into GDP.
Posted In: national parks, furlough, government shutdown 2013

Obamacare's opening day

On the health insurance overhaul calendar, October 1 has been circled as a key date -- Opening Day, if you will.
Posted In: health care, Obamacare, Affordable Care Act, health insurance exchanges

Debt ceiling dilemma: Who gets paid first?

If Congress fails to raise the debt limit, the next question is how to pay the bills.
Posted In: debt limit, debt ceiling

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