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

Emissions standards for planes are coming

The UN have aviation industry have hammered out new emissions standards.
Posted In: airplane, airplanes, FAA

Super Bowl ads less intense

The Super Bowl ads this year were lighter in tone than last year.
Posted In: Superbowl, Super Bowl commercials

What does it really mean to be a progressive?

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battle over who's more progressive.
Posted In: progressive, Bernie Sanders, hillary clinton

Honey, I shrank our bank account (and didn't tell you)

Some 13 million Americans hide an account from their spouse or partner.
Posted In: banking, marriage, Marriage and money

Japan's interest rates go negative

Japan's central bank introduces negative interest rates in a bid to spur investment.
Posted In: Japan, interest rates, global markets

Making sure the GED test isn't harder than high school

The company behind the GED is lowering the test's passing score
Posted In: GED, high school, testing

Now Big Oil's refinery profits start to shrink

Big oil companies have been buffered a bit by higher profits from refining oil into gas.
Posted In: big oil, gas, Exxon
Harvard University

Why it's hard to raid a university endowment

There’s pressure for free tuition at universities with billions in endowments.
Posted In: endowment, university endowments, harvard

In real estate, cash is king

Nearly 40 percent of home sales were cash deals in November.
Posted In: Housing, home sales, cash


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