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

Dems look to fix pay discrimination ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled that employees have just six months to sue if they think they're getting less pay. Some Democrats are crafting a bill that would give them more time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Jobs, Washington

Beijing tries to put the brakes on market

Desperate to cool off its stock market, Beijing tripled the tax rate on trades today. In response, the Shanghai composite index tumbled 6.5% — and Wall Street shrugged. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Victim of discrimination? The clock's ticking

The Supreme Court ruled today that if you wait too long to bring a discrimination lawsuit, you're out of luck. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Jobs

Student loan regulation up for debate

As lawmakers consider greater oversight of the lucrative student loan industry, some universities are pushing for self-regulation. They claim the free market will spit out the bad seeds, but critics say that's misguided. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Washington

Panel: Global warming fix isn' t so steep

In its third report, the U.N.'s International Panel on Climate Change says the cost of doing something about global warming might not be as much as we thought. Nancy Marshall Genzer discusses the findings with Kai Ryssdal.
Posted In: Canada

Insurance forecast changes with climate

The insurance industry warns Congress today that climate change could cause eye-popping losses as warming leads to unusual weather patterns that make it impossible to project future damage payouts. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Delta's back. . . and it's not cheap

The airline says it's learned from its mistakes. Delta's post-bankruptcy money-making plan is to stay out of the low-cost fray and go after customers who are willing to pay for a better experience, Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Travel

Getting 'hip' to protecting U.S. jobs

United Steelworkers are forming an unusual partnership with corporate giants like U.S. Steel and Alcoa to fight overseas competition, in part by marketing blue-collar jobs to a tech-savvy generation.
Posted In: Jobs

Roadmap out of poverty

Today a liberal research group has released a strategy to cut poverty in half within a decade. It involves, among other things, finally raising the minimum wage. Nancy Marshall Genzer has details.
Posted In: Washington

U.S. broadband stuck in the slow(er) lane

The U.S. ranks 15th among 30 industrialized nations in high-speed Internet access, and a free market may be the speed bump. In places like Iceland and Singapore, governments are taking the initiative.


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