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


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
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


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