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

The Obama administration is aiming to limit school testing.

Putting kids to the test a little less

President Obama has called on Congress to reduce over-testing in schools.
Posted In: Obama, testing, standardized tests
Tommy Hilfiger's Fifth Avenue Flagship in New York City.

Retailers experiment with virtual reality

Immersive technology can give shoppers a new way to experience products.
Posted In: virtual, fashion, Retail

Introducing Crash Course Economics

Marketplace's Adriene Hill co-hosts Crash Course Economics.
Posted In: stock markets, happiness
Director Catherine Hardwicke attends the premiere of her film "Miss You Already" at the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival.

Women in Hollywood want their chance to direct

Female movie directors are rarely behind the camera on the most successful films.
Posted In: film, filmmaking, women, gender
The Fed is going to meet late October to determine whether they should raise interest rates.

A little bit of inflation is actually a good thing

If consumer prices go up, how will it affect you?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, inflation, interest rates
Square in the mdist of planning an IPO.

Square IPO: Is now the right time?

Jack Dorsey's payment company may be facing an uphill battle in the market.
Posted In: Square, Jack Dorsey, IPO
A still from the video game "The Last of Us," which many have praised for its vocal performances.

A potential strike could silence voice actors

The union that reps video game performers has authorized a strike, if need be.
Posted In: video game, acting
TheThe  Netflix company logo is seen at Netflix headquarters in Los Gatos, CA.

Netflix sign-ups a sign of things to come

The streaming service reports third-quarter earnings and subscriptions will be key.
Posted In: netflix, Earnings


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