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. 

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Features by Adriene Hill

Procter & Gamble Co. Duracell brand batteries sit on display in a supermarket in Princeton, Ill.

New chapter in Duracell's history

P&G announces plans to spin off Duracell.
Posted In: Procter & Gamble, batteries, duracell

Have you got what it takes to be a government 'Czar'?

Here's what you'll need to qualify for the job.
Posted In: Ebola, Ebola Czar, pay czar
Students work on laptops at the Microsoft-backed "School of the Future" in Philadelphia. Massive Online Open Courses, or MOOCs, are now being made available to students at the high-school level.

MOOCs go to high school

Massive open online courses are going after the teenage market.
Posted In: MOOC, high school, AP tests

Why education tech needs to get student privacy right

Education technology companies unveil a new privacy pledge. How far does it go?
Author Gillian Flynn.

Giving authors a shot at writing the movie script

Hollywood isn't wild about letting authors adapt their books for the big screen
Posted In: hollywood, authors, Gillian Flynn
Classroom

When the digital classroom meets the parents

Parents can track their kids academic performance like never before. Should they?
Posted In: classrooms, education technology, family
Jack Ma

Will Jack Ma’s quirkiness play in the U.S.?

As Alibaba launches on the NYSE, we take a look at Jack Ma's antics and ambitions.
Posted In: Jack Ma, alibaba, NYSE

How student data improves the lunch line

Tracking students in the cafeteria can make schools more efficient, but at a cost.
Posted In: cafeterias, student data, quantified student

You're invited: Come chat about #studentdata

We’re holding a Twitter chat 9/18 from 5-6 p.m. PST. Join us!
Posted In: student data, quantified student

A day in the life of a data mined kid

Millions of pieces of data are being collected on students everyday. How safe is it?
Posted In: student data, data mining, quantified student, News, News

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