Adriene Hill is a correspondent covering the business of entertainment. 

Prior to joining Marketplace in 2010, she worked at WBEZ in Chicago, first as an intern, then producer of the local show Eight Forty-Eight, then news desk editor and reporter.

Hill 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 earned her bachelor's degree in political science and economics. She has a 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. 


Features by Adriene Hill

Movie trailers become events of their own

A good one can attract millions of viewers online, long before the film opens.
Posted In: movies, preview, movie theaters
Josh 'The Fat Jew' Ostrovsky attending a movie premiere in New York City last year.

Joke stealing is no laughing matter

Some are making money tweeting others' material. That breaks a comedian code.
Posted In: comedy, jokes, copyright, copyright law
A screenshot of BuzzFeed's homepage Tuesday afternoon. NBC Universal is investing $200 million in the popular news company.

7 Reasons NBCUniversal Wants a Share of BuzzFeed

...and two reasons why that $200 million could go to waste.
Posted In: Comcast, buzzfeed, millennials
Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks during an Apple product launch event. The company is delaying the launch of its TV streaming service.

Apple hits the pause button on live TV streaming

Content providers, like the big networks, are thinking about their own bottom line.
Posted In: apple, apple tv, streaming

Media business gets a rough signal

Many are moving away from the traditional cable subscription plan.
Posted In: disney, cable, stocks, espn, cord cutting

Betting on an indie darling doesn't always pay off

Critically-acclaimed independent films have had a tough summer.
Posted In: independent films, sundance, Sony

TV mines the past for new programming

When it comes to new television programming, what’s old is new again.
Posted In: television, old school, competition
Facebook reported strong second quarter earnings on Wednesday.

The obsession with tech-company growth

Nothing succeeds with Wall Street like getting bigger.
Posted In: Facebook, Amazon, Twitter, earnings report

Sports + Fans + Selfie Culture = Business Strategy

Fanpics looks to capitalize on our love of sports and pictures of ourselves.
Posted In: Sports, pictures, selfie


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