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 as producer of the local show Eight Forty-Eight, then as news desk editor and reporter.

Adriene received numerous awards for her contribution to Inside & Out, a project she worked on at WBEZ. 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.

Adriene 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 really is as good as people say it is. 


Features by Adriene Hill

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
A plume of exhaust extends from the Mitchell Power Station, a coal-fired power plant in New Eagle, PA.

SCOTUS rules against EPA regulations

In a 5-4 decision, the court says the agency didn't properly consider costs.
Posted In: Environmental Protection Agency, Supreme Court, President Obama, Antonin Scalia
Pixar's "Inside Out," one in a string of recent box office hits, earned $91 million last weekend.

How Hollywood mega-hits spread the joy

3 movies are primed to haul in millions this weekend. We're seeing halos.
Posted In: film, box office, movie theaters
Pope Francis waves to the crowd as he drives around St Peter's Square in Vatican City.

Weekly Wrap: Greece, Federal Reserve and consumerism

Linette Lopez and Sudeep Reddy join Adriene Hill to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: greekcrisis, Weekly Wrap, Greece, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, pope francis
Kimchi could be responsible for reducing social anxiety among those who consume the fermented Korean dish.

Socially anxious? Try some kimchi

The consumption of fermented foods is connected to lower levels of anxiety, study says.
Posted In: Food, study, pickles, kimchi, fermented foods

The Rise of Women Gamers at E3 2015

The annual conference isn't quite as dominated by men as it used to be.
Posted In: e3, video games, video game, gender, gender equality, feminism

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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