Adriene Hill is a senior multimedia reporter for the Marketplace sustainability desk, with a focus on consumer issues and the individual relationship to sustainability and the environment. 

Hill joined Marketplace in 2010 and helped cover the BP oil spill as well as work on one ofMarketplace’s most successful and popular online features “Future Jobs-O-Matic.”  Hill’s biggest job satisfaction is being able to ask really smart people all sorts of questions.

Prior to joining Marketplace, Hill worked at WBEZ (Chicago Public Radio) first as an intern, then producer of the local show Eight Forty-Eight, then news desk editor and reporter. 

Hill has received numerous awards for her contribution to a project she worked on at WBEZ called “Inside & Out.” They include: Associated Press Illinois – Best Investigative Series and Best Series/Documentary; Lisagor awards – Online Investigative Reporting and Public Affairs Programming; Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi – Public Service Award; RTDNA Murrow Awards – Best Continuing Coverage; and PRNDI National – Best Multi-Media Presentation, First Place Enterprise/Investigative, First Place Series.

Hill is a graduate of Amherst College where she was a double major and earned her bachelor’s degree in political science and economics. She also received her master’s degree in political science from Northwestern University.

A native of Celo, N.C., Hill currently resides in Los Angeles where the weather is really as good as people say it is. In her spare time, she likes to hike, cook and sew.

Features By Adriene Hill

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What if you could kill your stolen phone?

A "kill switch" on smart phones would prevent thefts and possibly save billions of dollars.
Posted In: iPhone, android, kill switch
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Why the Ally IPO is good news for taxpayers

Taxpayers will receive nearly $2.4 billion from their IPO
Posted In: IPO, Ally Financial, TARP
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These are the highest paid doctors in Medicare

Doctors who make the most in Medicare, by state and specialty
Posted In: Health, healthcare, Medicare, doctors, pay
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How much is a college championship ring worth?

NCAA limits the value of gifts championship winners receive
Posted In: Sports
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The best and worst states on closing the gender pay gap

Wyoming has the biggest gap in pay between women and men
Posted In: employment, gender, wages, pay
Job Fair Held In Midtown Manhattan
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What would full employment feel like?

The goal is always the same – so-called "full employment." But what is it?
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Why adapting to climate change is so difficult

The U.N. climate group has moved forward, not just warning of climate change -- because it’s here. What are the barriers to investing in "adaptation"?
Posted In: global climate change, U.N., adaptation
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U.S. is running low on some basic medicines

Our advice to you? Stay healthy.
Posted In: shortages, saline
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The D.I.Y. career

Freelance workers piece together a living in the temp economy.
Posted In: freelancing
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25 years after the Exxon Valdez crisis, we've learned...?

It was a dramatic disaster to call attention to environmental risks, and 25 years later it stands out as an stark reminder of continuing environmental risks.
Posted In: Exxon, oil spill

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