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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Four Investing Tips

Here's an investing recap of tips and strategies from this week's show.
Posted In: Investing, advice, tips
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Avoiding pitfalls in active investing

Many investor prefer actively picking stocks and bonds or hiring a money manager to select stocks. So what should you know?
Posted In: Investing, active investing, advice
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The battle between active versus passive investing

Should you research individual companies or take the 'set-it and forget it' approach to investing?
Posted In: Investing, advice, active investing, passive investing
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Growing savings from the ground up, locally

We're not too good at saving these days. Americans have a savings rate of about 3 percent. How can local governments work to grow that number?
Posted In: personal savings rate, retirement savings
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Five savings tips

Need some quick savings tips? Below are a list of five from our experts this weekend.
Posted In: tips, Savings, financial advice
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Your questions on savings answered

Emergency funds, retirement accounts and answering your other questions on savings.
Posted In: Savings, reader questions
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Trick yourself into becoming a better saver

Most Americans don't save enough money to get them out of an emergency or support them in old-age. Why is saving money so difficult for most of us?
Posted In: Savings, financial advice, psychology of money
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Looking at savings around the world (map)

People in the U.S save around 3 percent of their income. How does that compare to the rest of the world?
Posted In: Savings, health insurance, history, world
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Encouraging new ways to save

Cities and other organizations are looking for new ways to encourage people to save for the future.
Posted In: emergency savings, financial education, non-profit, games
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The world of alternative currencies

Are we moving towards leaving our cash and credit cards at home?
Posted In: Money, mobile payments, mobile wallet

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