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

Borrow now to party and gamble . . . responsibly

The payday-lending industry's spending $10 million to polish its image and adopt a few regulations — before the government does. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime

Supreme Court rulings are all business

The Supreme Court handed down rulings today in favor of corporate America — one for Weyerhaeuser, the timber company, and the other involving cigarette maker Philip Morris. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Health

A tax hike for the rich?

As Republicans work to win back public favor, there's word today that President Bush may be willing to tax the rich to take the Alternative Minimum Tax burden off the middle class.
Posted In: Taxes, Washington

Congress trying to save the middle class

A House committee is holding hearings to figure out why the gap between the wealthy and the middle class just keeps getting wider — and what to do about it.
Posted In: Washington

Taking another stab at tobacco regulation

A bipartisan group of lawmakers introduces a bill today that would allow the FDA to regulate tobacco. And anti-smoking activists say past failures might not mean a thing in the new, more liberal Congress.
Posted In: Washington

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


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