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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Back to personal finance basics

Answering listener questions about personal finance.
Posted In: Personal Finance, financial advice
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Colleges admissions are moving away from standardized tests

Colleges are changing the admissions formula. Goodbye SATs?
Posted In: college admissions, standardized tests, Education
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Hollywood writes a new storyline for Obamacare

Hollywood Health and Society, part of the USC Annenberg Norman Lear Center, has created a health care-information pipeline straight to the entertainment industry
Posted In: hollywood, Affordable Care Act, tv
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The new $100 bill makes its debut

Then it starts a journey that will likely take it overseas or underground into a big pile of cash that nobody can find.
Posted In: currency, dollar, $100 bill
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It's all about the (new) Benjamins: A new $100

Despite the government shutdown, a new $100 bill begins circulating on Tuesday.
Posted In: U.S. Treasury, $100 bill, Federal Reserve
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Twitter users: Real or robot? Advertisers and investors need to know

Imagine you’re a business that relies on advertising revenue, but it’s unclear how many of your customers are bots or not. Meet Twitter.
Posted In: Twitter, advertising, Facebook, social network, IPO
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Tom Clancy dies, but his blockbuster empire lives on

Tom Clancy, author of "The Hunt for Red October" and "Patriot Games," dies at age 66. Clancy was also a video game magnate and Hollywood hit machine.
Posted In: Tom Clancy, Jack Ryan, Ghost Recon, video games, Books
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Has the natural gas boom been too big for producers?

Fracking has produced a glut of natural gas and prices have subsequently plummeted.
Posted In: fracking, Shell, texas
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This is "virtually certain" to be a story about climate change

The world’s top climate scientists issued their most definitive report yet on the challenges and risks of climate change.
Posted In: global climate change, IPCC
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IPCC climate report sets upper limit for global emissions

The key global climate change organization releases its summary of a climate change report six years in the making.
Posted In: climate change, al gore, IPCC

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