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

Feds eye China's piece of 3Com deal

The federal government is going to take a little longer to review a proposed buy-out of 3Com, the computer network company, that would give a 15% stake to a Chinese company. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Wall Street

Renewed FISA could protect telecoms

Congress must decide whether the temporary Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act should be renewed with protections for telecom companies. Civil liberties groups are fighting the measure. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Crime

Lights go out at the FEC

As the falling ball lights Times Square tonight, the lights will effectively be going out at the Federal Election Commission. The FEC is going to start the New Year with only two commissioners, and six are needed to stop candidates from bending the rules. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.

Oracle of Omaha has a busy week

First Warren Buffett bought up a Chicago manufacturing giant. Now he's insuring municipal bonds and buying another insurance company. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Buffett insurance means no subprime

Warren Buffett is launching a municipal bond insurance business today, taking advantage of a troubled market. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports Buffett is expected to do well by staying away from subprime.
Posted In: Investing, Wall Street

Employers let off one health-care hook

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has ruled that companies can cut their retirees' health-care benefits once they turn 65, when Medicare kicks in. The ruling means employers can shift the burden of insuring retirees to the federal government. Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health

Employers can use Medicare for elders

A new ruling says employers can shift health care to Medicare once workers become eligible for benefits at age 65. Some businesses like the idea, but the AARP calls it age discrimination. Nancy Marshall Genzer reports.
Posted In: Health, Jobs

TV-PC convergence is coming fast

You know that harmonic convergence of your television set and PC you've been hearing about? Nancy Marshall-Genzer reports that it's finally on its way.
Posted In: Entertainment, Science

MAXjet is maxed out on debt

MAXjet Airways filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection today, leaving some passengers stranded on Christmas Eve. Nancy Marshall-Genzer takes a look at what sent the airline into freefall.
Posted In: Economy, Travel

Fed cracks down on mortgage lending

The Federal Reserve proposed a strict set of rules for subprime mortgages. Tess Vigeland talks to Nancy Marshall Genzer from Marketplace's Washington, D.C. bureau about what's at stake and how the Fed plan may affect homeowners.
Posted In: Economy, Taxes


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