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

There's a new festival circuit for diehard TV fans

The events are helping new shows stand out in a deluge of programming.
Posted In: Entertainment, television, festivals

So you want to fund a film festival

What are the economics of film festivals, and why are there so many of them?
Posted In: festivals, sundance, Cannes, film
Jurassic World earned more than half a billion in its opening weekend.

China helps 'Jurassic World' devour the box office

The action film's opening sets an international record.
Posted In: China, box office, film
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How data breaches are like the flu

Companies have decided that cyber crime is a fact of life.
Posted In: cyber attack, cyber security, cyber hacks

Television: all binge, all the time?

The third season of ‘Orange is the New Black’ premieres on Netflix.
Posted In: netflix, binge watching, orange is the new black

Marketing to the Chinese LGBT community

A subsidiary of Alibaba is sponsoring same-sex couples coming to the U.S. to wed.
Posted In: Taobao, alibaba, China, gay marriage
A promo still from the upcoming Lifetime network movie "Double Daddy."

How do you parody a parody?

Lifetime pokes a little fun at itself in its upcoming "A Deadly Adoption."
Posted In: Lifetime, television, movies, Entertainment

Big dinos mean big opportunities for museums

Natural history venues are looking for a boost from 'Jurassic World.'
Posted In: box office, history, museums
George Clooney as Frank Walker in the film "Tomorrowland." The film has been called a box-office disappointment.

Why making movies isn't like making hamburgers

The rules of product development only go so far when it comes to films.
Posted In: film industry, movies, box office

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