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.

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Recycle your Christmas tree

Christmas hasn't even come and gone and I'm already thinking about getting rid of the tree. I just don't want to forget in the hustle and bustle of...
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Searching for a green holiday gift

Thinking of going green this holiday season? Sustainability reporter Adriene Hill takes us on her journey as she goes hunting for eco-friendly gifts.
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Rethink gift wrap

If Martha Stewart can do it, you can too! Check out her stylish eco-friendly wrapping jobs here and then go hunting for paper to recycle into your...
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Majora Carter on National Parks, local honey, and exercising in your underwear

Majora Carter, is host of the public radio series The Promised Land, and founder of Sustainable South Bronx. Her tips include: Exercise in your...
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What individuals, cities are doing about climate change

From individuals to cities, people are trying to "green" themselves on their own, instead of waiting for legislation. Marketplace's Adriene Hill reports.
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6 tips for a greener home from Dwell Magazine

Check out these tips for a more environmentally friendly abode from the editors of Dwell magazine. Build with straw bales Live in your house fo...
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Mark Bittman Pulls Out His Wok

Mark Bittman's new book is The Food Matters Cookbook: 500 Revolutionary Recipes for Better Living. His suggestions: Make stir-fries your go-to ...
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Never buy new!

Except for my white cotton underpants that I buy at Target I buy all my clothes, most of my furniture and jewelry, etc. at thrift stores, garage...
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Make your own kitty litter

My cat is very patient when it comes to changes in her kitty litter. I don't even have to do the thing where you add a percentage of the new litter...
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Above all else, Resist Coal.

From mining accidents to pollution, mountain-top-removal to greenhouse gases, coal is the most environmentally damaging fossil fuel. Contrary to...
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