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

A look inside Vintage Arcade Superstore in Glendale, California.

The Konami Code for vintage gamers

Arcade owner doesn't see business slowing any time soon.
Posted In: video games, pinball, Arcade
 (L-R) YouTube stars Freddie Wong, Megan Nicole and Ricky Dillon attend the Vanity Fair Campaign Hollywood Social Club - YouTube Panel in Los Angeles, California.

The changing platform for YouTube stardom

Content creators have a whole new world in front of them.
Posted In: YouTube, hulu, videos
Bill Simmons will be hosting a weekly talk show for HBO next year, according to the NY Times.

HBO picks up former ESPN host Bill Simmons

The sports channel has had a talent drain recently. What's going on over there?
Posted In: HBO, espn, Sports, business of sports
An ad for Hulu Plus. Under the website's current paid-subscription model, users cannot opt out of ads.

Hulu may offer ad-free TV, for a price

The Wall Street Journal reports the streaming service is considering a new tier.
Posted In: hulu, hulu plus, subscription models, luxury

PODCAST: The egg crisis caused by the bird flu

Janet Yellen appears before Congress, Netflix looks to China, and the bird flu causes a problem for bakers.

And the Emmy goes to ... who cares?

Are the television awards still relevant?
Posted In: emmy awards, emmy's, television

PODCAST: A date with Pluto

The global oil market, manufacturing clothes in Africa, and New Horizons' date with Pluto.

We made it to Pluto. Now what?

And just how significant is a visit to the dwarf planet?
Posted In: pluto, NASA, aerospace

Agreement struck between Iran and major world powers

And what the lifting of sanctions could mean for the global oil market.
Posted In: Iran sanctions, Iran, barrel of oil


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