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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Are you ready for some fantasy football?

Fantasy football players are studying up for the new NFL season
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Wanna-be wizards beware

Harry Potter fans are getting scammed by cons offering early access to the Pottermore website. (For those of you not up on all things Harry Pott...
Posted In: Entertainment, harry potter, scams
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Chinese newspaper swears China isn't hacking other governments

Earlier this week we reported on a study from McAfee, that said a likely "state actor" had hacked more than 70 governments, non-profit organizati...
Posted In: China, hacking, security
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Hackers take as much as $1 billion a year. Somehow that's your fault

Bloomberg reports hackers are making up to $1 billion a year in transfers on accounts businesses have with small banks. Instead of recovering the...
Posted In: Banks, hacking, Money, security
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On-shoring is the new off-shoring (thank you FCC)

Call centers are bringing jobs back to the United States. Julius Genachowski, chairman for the FCC, says call centers will hire about 100,000 pe...
Posted In: broadband, fcc, government, Jobs
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Not surprising: The Internet is hurting TV porn sales

Television companies are complaining they just can't sell porn like thy use to. Fans are headed to the web instead. Why pay for something you can...
Posted In: directv, Entertainment, television
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Wikipedia loses contributors

Apparently love, among other things, is slowing down contributions to Wikipedia
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Wikipedia losing contributors

The online encyclopedia Wikipedia isn't attracting contributors like it used to. Founder Jimmy Wales told the Associated Press that the company...
Posted In: Web Culture, Wikipedia
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Does the world really need another "social networking portal"? Time Warner thinks so.

Next week Time Warner will launch Flixster Collections, a new, movie-based social networking site. From All Things D: They want Flixster to ...
Posted In: Entertainment, flixster, movies, social media, Time Warner
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The U.S. Department of Transportation is serious about cybersecurity

On Wednesday, the Department of Transportation officially asked the security community for "informed views on the perceived needs, prevailing pra...
Posted In: cars, cybercrime, DOT, Transportation

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