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

Is spending your rebate a civic duty?

The Bush Administration will likely finalize its stimulus package this week, allowing rebate checks to be sent out by May. What will you do with the money? Nancy Marshall Genzer reports on how those who save might be hurting the economy.
Posted In: Economy

Facts about the stimulus package

The president is preparing to sign a $168 billion stimulus package passed by Congress, but what effect will it have on you? Tess asks Marketplace's Nancy Marshall-Genzer.
Posted In: Economy

Misery loves your money

A study conducted by four universities found that people who are sad will spend more than people who are happy. Nancy Marshall Genzer explores how groups were tested using emotion-inducing films and insulated water bottles.
Posted In: Health, Retail

Retail sales down across the board

The latest retail figures made for a disappointing January for everyone from teen clothing vendors to Wal-Mart. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks at possible factors in the slump, including high gas prices and gift cards.
Posted In: Economy, Retail

A special-interest spending spree

With nine months to go before the presidential election, special-interest groups have already spent $14 million on their favorites. The spending spree is sure to continue until November. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Federal budget proposal tops $3 trillion

President Bush has submitted a budget proposal of $3.1 trillion, declaring that it would fund security efforts yet not present a financial burden for taxpayers. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks at the budget and reports on what Americans are getting out of it.
Posted In: Economy, Taxes

Google concerned over Yahoo deal

Google executives spent the weekend calling Yahoo and other companies to try to find an alternative to a Microsoft buyout. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports Yahoo's reaction and why Google is concerned over the deal.
Posted In: Science

NFL blocks churches' game gatherings

Churches that have invited their members to big-screen viewings of the Super Bowl are being called for a penalty by the National Football League. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Entertainment, Sports

No Democrats left on the SEC

The second of two Democrats who sat on the Securities and Exchange Commission is leaving today. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks into whether the SEC will still have the same bite or turn into a kinder, gentler agency.
Posted In: Jobs

Universal health care hits state snags

Two prominent experiments with universal health care in California and Massachusets have recently run into trouble. Still, some presidential candidates say they will be able to get coverage for all. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health


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