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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Campaign finance, lobbying major roadblocks to effective government

In Lawrence Lessig's new book, he outlines how Washington has been corrupted by money, and how we can fix it.
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The new standard for chocolate

The discovery of new cacao varietals in the Peruvian highlands could establish the first ever chocolate terriors.
Posted In: Food
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Organic strawberries may not be

A loophole in federal regulation allows "organic berries" to be grown from conventionally raised plants
Posted In: Food
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Google invests in rooftop solar

The Internet company expands its investment in green energy, now with an eye on the residential power market.
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Mid-priced retail to suffer in hourglass economy

Coming into the economic downturn's fourth holiday season, dollar stores and high-end retail are looking to fare better than the middle.
Posted In: Retail
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Netflix gets some competition

Blockbuster looks to win over some frustrated Netflix customers. Blockbuster and its new owners, Dish Network Corp, launch a new streaming service today.
Posted In: netflix, streaming
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Eating ethically -- it's complicated

You're trying your best to choose the most ethical, environmentally-friendly apples and chickens, but here are some more factors to consider before you decide to eat local.
Posted In: Food
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Solving Problems, One Song at a Time

Need to unload? Or want to help out the emo boy on the bus? Emotional Bag Check is a website that lets strangers suggest songs to cheer other...
Posted In: Entertainment, Internet, Music, Web Culture
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The Disappearance of Unlimited Data: Chapter 323

We all knew this was coming. Engadget is reporting that Sprint, the only major carrier with truly unlimited data plans, is about to cap data on ...
Posted In: Cellphones, data, mobile, Sprint
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Facebook: Making it easy to overshare, again.

Facebook is reportedly launching a new real-time ticker of everything users read online. And watch. And listen to....
Posted In: f8, Facebook, social media, social networking

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