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

Summer help may be in short supply

The Labor Department has set new rules to streamline the visa process for temporary foreign workers. But the federal helping hand comes too late for small businesses needing summer employees. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime, Immigration

Companies find benefits in flex-time

More than three-quarters of companies now offer flex-time as a way to keep workers happy while maintaining the corporate bottom line. That's an increase of 10% from a decade ago, a study says. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.

Did we dodge the recession bullet?

The Conference Board's report of 10 leading economic indicators is forecasting an economy that will show some minimal growth in the next several months. Meantime, a survey of economists is predicting anemic growth. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

If GE's under pressure, what's next?

General Electric reportedly is looking to sell off its appliance unit. If a bellwether like GE is struggling, what's it like out there for everyone else? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Airlines' fees risk discouraging travel

American Airlines has joined the list of carriers charging an extra $25 to passengers who check a second bag. Add to that fuel surcharges and other fees and, as Nancy Marshall Genzer reports, the airlines could send customers packing.
Posted In: Travel

Could home-loan rescue bill sink FHA?

The House is debating a $300 billion home-loan rescue package that would dramatically increase the Federal Housing Administration's role in cleaning up the subprime mess. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on whether the FHA is up to the job.
Posted In: Housing

Ads could be calling your cell phone

The FTC is trying to get a handle on mobile advertising, which is when a retailer sends you a coupon or text message on your cell phone. It's the topic of a two-day town hall meeting in Washington. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.

House debates foreclosure rescue

The House is expected to consider a $300 billion housing rescue package this week. The bill would allow the Federal Housing Administration to insure new, cheaper mortgages for homeowners facing foreclosure. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Housing

Drug companies seek new prescriptions

Pharmaceutical companies face expiring patents on many blockbuster drugs, with few new medicines in the pipeline to replace them. So the industry's trying creative ways to make money. Some say too creative. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health

Will the Fed cut rates again?

Tomorrow, the Fed is expected to decide whether to cut interest rates again. A big factor in its decision is inflation. Cutting the rates too much could fuel it. Nancy Marshal Genzer reports from Washington, D.C.
Posted In: Economy


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