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

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

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


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