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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

No more parties inside the House

New ethics rules are forbidding members of Congress to participate in any event that would honor them. But congressional watchdogs don't trust the restrictions as the House finds loopholes. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

The drawbacks of recession obsession

A poll out this morning says the percentage of people who think a recession is coming is up since last month. But how does an obsession with recession affect the economy? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Fed offers new mortgage plan

The Fed's Board of Governors has endorsed new rules to protect home buyers from shady lending practices. But critics are wondering where the Fed's been since August. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Housing

Fed to focus on lenders

The Federal Reserve wants to protect consumers from another subprime debacle by imposing new rules on lenders. But some lenders say more restrictions might have a reverse effect. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Senate OKs bill aimed at subprime mess

The Senate today passed a bill that would allow the federal government to back larger refinanced loans and help first-time borrowers. The bill's supporters are hoping it will jump-start the sagging housing market. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Housing

Web money for candidates goes further

Democratic donation Web site ActBlue wants to extend its campaigns beyond candidates to include unions and corporations. Congress will decide today whether or not they can. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Closing bases could cost billions

A congressional hearing will investigate whether it will cost billions more to close military bases than the Pentagon originally projected. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports the Pentagon may be guilty of "fuzzy math."

In search of a security blanket

In the midst of the subprime mess, can you trust money market funds, known for their stability, to keep your cash safe? Marketplace's Nancy Marshall Genzer examines some investors' concerns.
Posted In: Investing

Definition of 'organic fish' is murky

If a farm-raised fish is fed ground-up wild fish, can it be labeled organic? A public meeting in Washington will decide today. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks into what the fish might be eating.

FEC changes rules on campaign ads

The Federal Election Commission issued new rules for what unions and corporations can put into supportive campaign ads. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports some think this could give a green light to attack ads.


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