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

Pages

0

Is a career in fishing still sustainable?

Once upon a time, hardworking fisherman could make a good living. But shrinking catches and pollution have made working in the fishing industry tough. Adriene Hill reports on an industry that's drying up.
Posted In: Jobs
1

Children are next to join a gym

This week, we're looking at sustainable jobs. Adriene Hill reports on a career that's growing almost as fast as its littlest clients.
Posted In: Health
0

Troubled homeowners head to convention for help

Although some banks have just announced they're temporarily halting foreclosures, many homeowners are still in trouble and in need of answers. A non-profit group in L.A. tries to help.
Posted In: Housing, Personal Finance
0

Where more women manage

The percentage of women in management positions is less than the number of women employed in the workforce overall. But there are two sectors where women the percentage of female managers is higher than the percentage of female employees.
Posted In: Jobs
1

Sustainability of future news devices

Blackberrry has just unveiled a tablet style device to compete with the iPad. Yet one more sign pointing to a new age of news delivery. How does the future of how we get our news factor into the environment? Adreine Hill reports.
Posted In: Internet
1

More sustainable: Digital, print media?

Newspapers have had a tough go of it. According to a new survey, only about a quarter of Americans read a daily newspaper made of paper. Nearly half say they got their news digitally. The decline of the daily is good for the environment, right? Fewer newspapers equal fewer dead trees. Adriene Hill reports it's not quite that easy.
0

FDA restricts access to Avandia

The Food and Drug Administration will limit access patients have to the diabetes drug Avandia. But a study suggested that there's a 40 percent increase in risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke and death among Avandia users.
Posted In: Health
0

What are the most effective things I can do to reduce the amount of energy I use?

A new study from researchers at Columbia found that a lot of people are pretty confused about the actions they can take to save energy. When asked...
Posted In: energy, energy reduction, energy savings, light bulbs
0

Will people buy sustainable fashion?

Eco-friendly designers will display fair-trade fashion during their own show at New York Fashion Week. What exactly is sustainable fashion and what's the market for this type of clothing? Reporter Adriene Hill talks the details with Steve Chiotakis. Plus, view a slideshow of socially-responsible clothing.
Posted In: Retail

Pages

With Generous Support From...