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

Money, security limit U.S. aid to displaced Iraqis

Millions of Iraqi citizens have fled their homeland to escape the sectarian violence. The Bush administration says it's going to allow 7,000 of them to settle in the U.S. Why such a small number? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Canada, Washington

Risky home loans off the market

A major lender has announced it's going to stop making risky loans that help financially-stretched homebuyers pull together a down payment. That's likely to further weaken demand in the slumping housing market.
Posted In: Housing

Stemming the Boomer retirement tide

One California professor says we need to invest in educating the children of immigrant workers, because they may be our best hope for replacing the wave of Baby Boomers about to leave the workforce.
Posted In: Immigration, Jobs

Iraq funding faces uphill battle with Murtha

Top Army officers met up with a tough Bush administration critic on Capitol Hill today as they addressed the president's request for further Iraq war funding. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Washington

Like an old habit . . .

After a decade of shying away from U.S. tobacco companies, it looks like Europe is ready to reinvest. Britain's Imperial Tobacco Group is set to buy American discount cigarette maker Commonwealth.
Posted In: Canada

High school dropouts cost taxpayers billions

Researchers at Columbia University say if we could cut the high school dropout rate in half, taxpayers would save $127,000 per new graduate.
Posted In: Taxes

Price check on health care costs

The rising cost of health insurance is creating some strange bedfellows. Today, Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott stood beside labor union representatives advocating approaches they could all live with. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health, Retail

Could friendly skies become a tollway?

CE0s who fly around in company jets might have to start paying special fees to use the FAA's air-traffic-control system. Commercial airlines say it's about time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel

Congress focuses on middle-class squeeze

House and Senate hold three hearings on the issue. Democrats accuse Bush of not acknowledging economic forces that are dragging down the middle class. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Some agencies count more than others

Congress is hoping to finish accounting for the 2007 fiscal year by tomorrow. Those who once benefitted from the budget may now be feeling left out in the cold. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

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