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

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

PODCAST: Dude, where's my sewage?

Avoiding a "Grexit," Amazon's birthday, and studying sewage in the name of marijuana.

NASA's New Horizons mission to Pluto

Spacecraft probes the farthest reaches of the solar system.
Posted In: space exploration, NASA, space

Getting 'UnReal' with reality television

The Lifetime series spoofs the carefully crafted world of unscripted shows.
Posted In: Lifetime, reality television, reality tv

The rise of niche streaming services

There's a service for every taste, and traditional TV is feeling the heat.
Posted In: streaming tv, Lifetime, Hallmark, movie

Greeks are locked out of online payments

Some people don’t have access to some online payment systems like Paypal.
Posted In: Greece, greekcrisis, Greek

Univision plans its IPO

US's biggest Spanish-language broadcaster is at the top of its game, experts say.
Posted In: univision, Spanish language, television
A plume of exhaust extends from the Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant in New Eagle, PA.

SCOTUS rules against EPA regulations

In a 5-4 decision, the court says the agency didn't properly consider costs.
Posted In: Environmental Protection Agency, Supreme Court, President Obama, Antonin Scalia


With Generous Support From...

Sustainability Coverage

  • The Kendeda Fund
  • Wealth & Poverty Coverage

  • The Ford Foundation