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

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.

The Fed becomes less reserved

The Federal Reserve will be sharing more information with the public when it releases the minutes today for last month's meeting. Nancy Marshall Genzer tells us what the Fed added and whether critics are appeased.
Posted In: Economy

Beef on menu for Japan PM chat

Japan currently limits imports of U.S. beef to young cattle, up to 20 months old, due to concerns about mad cow disease. President Bush is likely to ask for imports of older cattle. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health

Can Medicaid stop paying tax cheats?

Doctors, hospitals and nursing homes that haven't bothered to pay federal taxes are still getting Medicaid checks. Congress is trying to solve the problem. But as Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports, the government's hands may be tied.
Posted In: Crime, Health

Rags to riches still a fairy tale

A report out says most people are making more money than their parents did. But it also says despite making more money, a lot of them still go from being poor children to poor adults. Nancy Marshall Genzer has more.

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


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