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

High school dropouts cost taxpayers billions

Researchers at Columbia University say if we could cut the high school dropout rate in half, taxpayers would save $127,000 per new graduate.
Posted In: Taxes

Price check on health care costs

The rising cost of health insurance is creating some strange bedfellows. Today, Wal-Mart CEO Lee Scott stood beside labor union representatives advocating approaches they could all live with. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health, Retail

Could friendly skies become a tollway?

CE0s who fly around in company jets might have to start paying special fees to use the FAA's air-traffic-control system. Commercial airlines say it's about time. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Taxes, Travel

Congress focuses on middle-class squeeze

House and Senate hold three hearings on the issue. Democrats accuse Bush of not acknowledging economic forces that are dragging down the middle class. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Some agencies count more than others

Congress is hoping to finish accounting for the 2007 fiscal year by tomorrow. Those who once benefitted from the budget may now be feeling left out in the cold. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Economy

Waiting . . . and waiting . . . for disability pay

Because of a backlog at the Social Security Administration, hundreds of thousands of people are burning through savings as they wait to see if they qualify for disability benefits. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health, Washington

Who decides when the war should end?

With public opposition to the war in Iraq still strong, a Senate committee holds a hearing tomorrow on whether Congress has the constitutional authority to cut off funding. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Washington

And the worst drivers are . . .

Researchers have come up with a new traffic database that reveals some statistics which fly in the face of certain driver stereotypes — and auto insurance rates. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Travel

Running out of emergency cash

Congress is scrambling to save the emergency loan program that helps people hit by natural disasters before victims of recent Midwest ice storms and the California freeze are left out in the cold. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Washington

Ney gets 30 months in prison

Former Congressman Bob Ney was sentenced today for his role in the Abramoff bribery scandal. And if that's not deterrent enough for other lawmakers, the Senate passed far-reaching ethics and lobbying legislation last night.
Posted In: Crime, Washington


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