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

CEO Riley Eynon-Lynch pitches his education technology startup Pear Deck at the SXSWedu Launch event Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Austin, Texas

Social and emotional learning emerges at SXSWedu

LearningCurve's Adriene Hill explains a growing trend at this year's conference.
Posted In: sxsw, sxsw 2015, south by, Education, technology, social learning, emotional learning, edtech, SXSWedu

SXSW by the numbers

Here's a look ahead to Marketplace's trip down South to SXSW.
Posted In: sxsw 2015, sxsw, SXSWedu, sxsw interactive

Why liberal arts colleges are struggling

Sweet Briar College says it will close at the end of the academic year.
Posted In: private colleges, school closings, department of education, college
Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., a juvenile justice facility, makes use of smartboards, iPads and other education technology apps like EdModo and Google Earth in classrooms.

How to improve education for juvenile offenders

An interview with juvenile justice advocate David Domenici.
Posted In: juvenile justice, alternative education, education technology
14-year-old Shawnee, in the library at the Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., has found coding helps her be at peace.

Zen and the art of coding

Computers can offer unexpected lessons to kids in juvenile justice facilities.
Posted In: edtech, education technology, juvenile corrections, alternative education
A faded sign marks the entrance to the juvenile hall in San Diego, where educational technology is helping to create a new  culture of learning

Unlocking the digital classroom for kids in lock up

A San Diego juvenile justice facility plans to give every kid a laptop.
Posted In: edtech, education technology, juvenile corrections, alternative education
The Wyoming Girls’ School logo and motto are displayed on a rock in front of the Stolt building at the facility in Sheridan, Wyoming.

Closing the digital divide on the inside

The Wyoming Girls' School uses tech to improve education for juvenile offenders.
Posted In: alternative education, edtech, education technology, juvenile corrections
A student uses a computer during a geography class at Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., a secure juvenile justice facility.

Can tech transform education for juvenile offenders?

Thousands of kids are locked up and losing ground in the juvenile justice system.
Posted In: edtech, juvenile corrections, education technology, education funding, alternative education

Why you have the emoji choices you do

A look at the hidden politics behind emoji
Posted In: emojis, emotions, love
Zuzii is a family owned footwear company catering to customers searching for hand made shoes.

A visit to LA-based shoe company Zuzii

Family owned business Zuzii makes shoes to order in their LA studio
Posted In: shoes, leather, los angeles, Small Business

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