Adriene Hill is the senior multimedia reporter for LearningCurve.

In elementary school, she figured out how to hack Scantron forms (though she never used this power for evil). In high school, she sat in the back of math class and attempted to program her TI-81 to do relatively idiotic things.

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 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 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. In her spare time, she likes to hike, cook and sew.

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Features by Adriene Hill

Five credit tips

Remember these five tips on credit and debt from today's Marketplace Money.
Posted In: credit, Credit Cards, debt

Settling the credit score: How lenders judge consumers

What does your credit score say about what kind of consumer you are?
Posted In: credit report, credit score, FICO score

No credit needed at Sunnyside Farm

One farm lets customers build their own credit through the honor system.
Posted In: farming, tabs, credit

Socially responsible investing: Can you make money while investing mindfully?

Socially responsible investing, or SRI, is the practice of investing in companies that share moral and political philosophies that align with your own. It makes sense to a lot of people, but does it also make money?
Posted In: socially reponsible investing

Your questions on investing answered

403bs, mutual funds, active investing and answering other questions on investing.
Posted In: questions, advice, Investing

Four Investing Tips

Here's an investing recap of tips and strategies from this week's show.
Posted In: Investing, advice, tips

Avoiding pitfalls in active investing

Many investor prefer actively picking stocks and bonds or hiring a money manager to select stocks. So what should you know?
Posted In: Investing, active investing, advice

The battle between active versus passive investing

Should you research individual companies or take the 'set-it and forget it' approach to investing?
Posted In: Investing, advice, active investing, passive investing

Growing savings from the ground up, locally

We're not too good at saving these days. Americans have a savings rate of about 3 percent. How can local governments work to grow that number?
Posted In: personal savings rate, retirement savings

Five savings tips

Need some quick savings tips? Below are a list of five from our experts this weekend.
Posted In: tips, Savings, financial advice

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