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

Flood risks call for housing safety

The National Wildlife Federation says climate change is making flooding far more likely and wants Congress to mandate that houses be built on safe terrain. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more on a flood insurance bill.

Niche markets for bigger sales

Some retailers looking for an edge are starting to focus special products for niche markets. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more on exclusive lines, signature celebrity products and products geared towards yogis.
Posted In: Retail

Manufacturers' presidential wish list

The presidential nominees have been hearing a lot from manufacturers about what they'd want out of their future leader. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports universal health care and China are two of several big issues.
Posted In: Auto

First interest rates, then tuition costs?

In an effort to ease the pressures of higher-education costs, Congress lowered the interest rates on government-backed college loans. More action is on the way. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Education, Investing

Consumers sure don't feel like dancin'

It's no surprise falling home prices and rising gas and food costs have Americans on edge, but economists are shocked by just how shaky consumer confidence has become, reaching a 16-year low. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Campaigns clash over ethanol

John McCain and Barack Obama both kicked off their campaigns in Iowa, the state where corn is king, but they have very different views when it comes to corn in the form of ethanol. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Time to start counting food, gas costs?

The core inflation rate doesn't include gas and food prices. But if you add those products to the report for last month, consumer prices shot up 0.6% -- the biggest increase since November. That's why some economists say it's time to stop ignoring them. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Student loans meet social networks

With banks getting out of the student loan business, students are turning to the Internet -- and sometimes total strangers -- to cover the cost of school. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.
Posted In: Education

Spending's up, but for how long?

The National Retail Federation reported a jump in May sales, meaning people are using those stimulus checks. But can we keep the spending up? Nancy Marshall Genzer has the story.
Posted In: Retail

Former Broadcom CEO in drug scandal

Aside from being accused of backdating, former Broadcom CEO Henry Nicholas is also facing charges of slipping drugs into business associates' drinks. Nancy Marshall Genzer explores Nicholas's troubled reputation.
Posted In: Crime


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