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

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

United clips wings to fly better

In its latest move to beat rising fuel prices, United says it will fire about 1,500 employees and ground its entire fleet of Boeing B737's. Nancy Marshall Genzer tells us who might get hit hard as a result.
Posted In: Travel

GM closes plants, shifts focus

General Motors plans to close four of its North American truck and SUV plants and direct more attention to small cars and hybrids. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on the dramatic shift.
Posted In: Auto

GM closes SUV plants on weak sales

General Motors CEO Rick Wagoner announced the closing of four truck and SUV plants. Nancy Marshall Genzer explains how jobs will be affected and how the company plans to revive its electric car, the Chevy Volt.
Posted In: Auto, Jobs

Banks clamp down on college loans

With banks running from risk, it's getting more difficult for students at small colleges to borrow money for their education. Nancy Marshall Genzer outlines options for students in the rapidly shrinking student loan market.
Posted In: Education

Banks ignore some community colleges

Banks are reportedly passing over some community colleges loans, making it difficult for those students to pay. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports why these banks may be shooting themselves in the foot.
Posted In: Education, Investing

Preventing children's hospital mistakes

A study out this morning spells out the cost of medical mistakes at children's hospitals. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports why doctors have a stronger incentive now to take care of preventable "adverse events."
Posted In: Health

Duking it out in the index fund wars

Fidelity Investments wants more of the index fund business, so it's trying to lure customers away from rival Vanguard by taking out full-page newspaper ads boasting that Fidelity has lower expenses. Nancy Marshall Genzer has the story
Posted In: Investing

FDA plans look inside medical records

To sniff out possible safety problems with drugs and medical devices, the Food and Drug Administration is going to start mining millions of medical records. Not yours, but maybe the ones your hospital has. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health


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