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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

Delta's back. . . and it's not cheap

The airline says it's learned from its mistakes. Delta's post-bankruptcy money-making plan is to stay out of the low-cost fray and go after customers who are willing to pay for a better experience, Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Travel

Getting 'hip' to protecting U.S. jobs

United Steelworkers are forming an unusual partnership with corporate giants like U.S. Steel and Alcoa to fight overseas competition, in part by marketing blue-collar jobs to a tech-savvy generation.
Posted In: Jobs

Roadmap out of poverty

Today a liberal research group has released a strategy to cut poverty in half within a decade. It involves, among other things, finally raising the minimum wage. Nancy Marshall Genzer has details.
Posted In: Washington

U.S. broadband stuck in the slow(er) lane

The U.S. ranks 15th among 30 industrialized nations in high-speed Internet access, and a free market may be the speed bump. In places like Iceland and Singapore, governments are taking the initiative.

Closing the persistent male-female pay gap

A new study finds the disparity between what men and women earn in the workplace begins right out of college, and only gets worse as the years go by. New legislation could help close the gap.
Posted In: Jobs

Wolfowitz asked to step down

A top deputy at the World Bank has asked Paul Wolfowitz to step down, but he may not be going anywhere just yet. President Bush is standing behind the bank president, so it'll be a game of high-stakes politics if the board wants to force him out.
Posted In: Canada

A greener way to cut grass

The EPA has proposed new rules designed to help reduce summertime smog. It says adding catalytic converters to small engines on boats and lawnmowers could bring levels down as much as 10%, but manufacturers say it could be dangerous.

Looking to burn fat . . . for your car

Tyson Foods and ConocoPhillips are joining forces to create renewable diesel fuel from chicken, pork and beef fat. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Whistleblowing made easier . . . not necessarily safer

Soon wannabe whistleblowers can spill corporate and government secrets online. promises the opportunity to post documents anonymously. But critics are already asking, says who?
Posted In: Science

Bush's budget plan doesn't quite balance

Congress said the president's spending plan for the next fiscal year fails to balance the nation's books by 2012. A couple of senators have come up with a plan for turning back the tide of red ink. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.


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