Nancy Marshall-Genzer is a senior reporter for Marketplace, working from the Washington, D.C. Bureau. Nancy started with Marketplace in spring 2007, after filing freelance pieces for the program for years prior. Covering the daily news from the nation’s capital, Nancy has reported many special features.

Nancy 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, Nancy won an American Medical Writers Association Award for her freelance contribution to the Marketplace series “Wanted for Questioning: America’s Most Profitable Drug Companies.”

Nancy 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. Describing herself as a nosy person, Nancy appreciates that her job fulfills that desire to ask questions and learn something new every day.


Features by Nancy Marshall-Genzer

A department store in 1936.

Credit card debt soars to nearly $1 trillion

Outstanding balances on credit cards have reached more than $951 billion.
Posted In: Credit Cards, credit, subprime

EEOC wants to diversify the tech industry

The commission is holding a hearing this week to seek solutions. One idea: Keep women in the industry.
Posted In: workplace diversity, gender inequality, workplace culture
Workers currently don't get overtime if they're managers or administrative workers making at least $23,660 a year.

Millions more white-collar workers could get overtime

The Labor Department wants to close the wage gap for nearly 5 million employees.
Posted In: overtime, service workers, managers
The number of people playing tackle football is down 28 percent since 2008.

Could soccer moms kill football?

Fewer people are playing the sport. How does that affect the NFL?
Posted In: football, video games, NFL

Inner-city Cleveland wants a share of the GOP convention spoils

Ward 10 councilman wants his neighborhoods and vendors to benefit, too.
Posted In: GOP, 2016 election, Party Conventions

The costs and benefits of political conventions

Cleveland and Philadelphia are hosting the presidential nominating conventions.
Posted In: conventions, Party Conventions, Democrats, Republicans

New rules would curb big bank bonuses

Federal agencies are working on rules to reduce risk-taking on Wall Street.
Posted In: Dodd-Frank law, Wall Street bonuses


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