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

Navigating a data driven education

Educators believe more data will improve learning. But student privacy could suffer.
Posted In: student data, quantified student, Visualize

What, exactly, does 'Made in the USA' mean?

"Made in the USA" is a powerful label, but you'd better be sure you use it correctly.
Posted In: labeling, manufacturing, Made in USA

Using tablets to teach reading

We're kicking off a week-long series on how technology is changing reading.
Posted In: tablets, education technology

A $10,560 bachelor's degree?

Community colleges are getting into the business of awarding BA degrees.
Posted In: community colleges, bachelor's degree, vocational training, higher education
School supplies

Your Wallet: The rising cost of school supplies

Marketplace's Adriene Hill explains the rising cost of school supplies being handed to parents.
Posted In: back-to-school shopping, budget cuts, schools, News

Who created that app? A teacher

Teachers are big creators of digital learning tools.
Posted In: Education, education technology, educational technology, teachers
starbucks

Starbucks brews changes to its scheduling algorithm

Starbucks isn't the only company that uses workers when, and only when, it needs them.
Posted In: starbucks, algorithms, employees, low wages

Building a school with a future

How to design a school that will still be functional in 30 years.
Posted In: edtech, future, architects, architecture, school design, News

Keeping student data safe from the marketing machine

More states are passing laws to protect the privacy of all sorts of student data.
Posted In: student data, data privacy, data security, News

The push to protect student data

Educators and legislators are tackling questions about student-data privacy.
Posted In: student data, data security, News

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