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

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
Charter Communications and Time Warner Cable are merging in a billion-dollar deal.

What 'New Charter' might mean for you

How 'New Charter' could change your cable bill and your relationship with TV.
Posted In: Time Warner Cable, Charter Communications, merger, Comcast

Vista Theatre is a one-screen wonder

There's no room for bloopers at the 92-year-old venue, owner says.
Posted In: movies, film, theatre

A shot of 'America's native spirit'

Author Reid Mitenbuler tells how to find bourbon's 'sweet spot.'
Posted In: whiskey, bourbon, alcohol

Charter near a deal to buy Time Warner

It's a cable company-eat-cable-company world out there
Posted In: charter, Time Warner, cable, mergers
U.S. President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with leaders from the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the US Embassy in Beijing in November 2014 in Beijing.

Weekly Wrap: consumers, takeovers and Pacific trade

Nela Richardson and Cardiff Garcia join Adriene Hill to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Trans-Pacific Partnership, consumer sentiment, takeover


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