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

Eleanor Roosevelt High School students Christian Esplana, 11th grade, and Joelle Carreon, 10th grade, were recently encouraged to take AP courses.

How one high school is closing the AP gap

Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data

PODCAST: The suburb revival

Oil company profits, Japan's currency, and millennials in the suburbs.
Education leaders plan to commit $100 million to identify and enroll more low-income and minority students in advanced high school classes.

Spending $100 million to break down AP class barriers

Minority and low-income students are often overlooked for the toughest classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data

The afterlife of television

How new homes for old television are remaking the TV landscape.
Posted In: reruns, syndication, netflix
Facebook is looking to get more involved in suicide prevention.

How to make a movie for $300

...and why faking Facebook in a movie is harder than it sounds.
Posted In: Facebook, film, movies

The button that's got everyone clicking

...and no one knows what happens when the timer reaches zero
Posted In: reddit, Internet addiction, Internet
Display of Apple Watch Sport on Friday in Washington, D.C. The Apple Watch will be available on April 24.

Apple Watch: Day 1

What it's like to be one of the first to try out the Apple Watch.
Posted In: Smart Watch, apple, apple watch
Participants in the 2015 SXSWedu session "5 Ways to Mash-up Hollywood with Schools" watch a video as part of a gamified math experience created by Brain Chase, an educational game company driven by animations, decoder rings, hidden clues and buried treasu

How to make an educational game kids want to play

What's actually fun, and what's just "chocolate covered broccoli?"
Posted In: gamification, Education, technology, edtech, sxsw, SXSWedu, sxsw 2015, video games

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