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

For sale: A state lottery?

Sixteen states are reporting budget shortfalls this fiscal year. More are expected to do so next year. The options? Make cuts or make money. Illinois, for example, might sell its lottery. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

House redefines small business

A House bill, passed late last night, now allows venture capitalists to invest in up to 49.1 percent of a small business. Nancy Marshall Genzer looks into how the change affects competition for government contracts.
Posted In: Entrepreneurship

Airline losses spreading

Delta Airlines and would-be partner Northwest both reported losses for the quarter. Their market values dropped, too. Earlier in the week, United posted a bad quarter. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Travel

New mpg standards proposed

The federal government releases proposed fuel efficiency standards for new cars and trucks today. If enacted, the new standards would be the first change to the vehicle mileage rules in 30 years. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Auto, Travel

Handicapping millionaire campaigns

Should candidates up against millionaires be allowed to raise more money than campaign finance laws permit? The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments against the so-called "millionaires amendment" today. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime

Pope bobbleheads, anyone?

Pope Benedict XVI arrives in Washington today, but his fame precedes him. Internet retailers are already hawking papal souvenirs. Some are more tasteful than others. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Financial world's bigwigs come up short

The International Monetary Fund, the World Bank and the G-7 wrapped up three long days of top-level meetings this past weekend. But they couldn't devise a coordinated plan to unstick the troubled financial markets. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Court case tests political spending laws

A federal court is considering a case that would overturn Watergate-era laws limiting fundraising and spending by political groups. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports that the court case is a legacy of the 2004 presidential election.
Posted In: Crime

Summer drivers get no break on gas

The Energy Department's summer driving forecast, released today, says demand is expected to be lower this summer than last. But gas prices are expected to average above $3.60 a gallon. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy, Travel

Cholesterol medications found lacking

Traders dumped shares of Merck and Schering-Plough today on news that cholesterol-lowering medications the companies made and marketed didn't do much for other symptoms of heart disease -- and might make them worse. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health


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