Adriene Hill is the senior multimedia reporter for LearningCurve.

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

Preparing for the future job market

If you're in a job that might be scarce down the road, you need to be prepared. Reporter Adriene Hill talks with Tess Vigeland about which job fields are expected to grow, which may be squeezed out for good and how to be ready for the job market of the future.
Posted In: Jobs

The new faces of the foreclosure crisis

We've been talking about foreclosures now for years, literally. But who's getting foreclosed on has changed. Adriene Hill reports that in some cases, it's no longer the usual suspects.
Posted In: Housing

The fastest growing job field

In our latest story in our series about jobs in the future, Adriene Hill reports on biomedical engineering, and how it marks the intersection of the needs of baby boomers and technological advances.
Posted In: Jobs

Is a career in fishing still sustainable?

Once upon a time, hardworking fisherman could make a good living. But shrinking catches and pollution have made working in the fishing industry tough. Adriene Hill reports on an industry that's drying up.
Posted In: Jobs

Children are next to join a gym

This week, we're looking at sustainable jobs. Adriene Hill reports on a career that's growing almost as fast as its littlest clients.
Posted In: Health

Troubled homeowners head to convention for help

Although some banks have just announced they're temporarily halting foreclosures, many homeowners are still in trouble and in need of answers. A non-profit group in L.A. tries to help.
Posted In: Housing, Personal Finance

Where more women manage

The percentage of women in management positions is less than the number of women employed in the workforce overall. But there are two sectors where women the percentage of female managers is higher than the percentage of female employees.
Posted In: Jobs

Sustainability of future news devices

Blackberrry has just unveiled a tablet style device to compete with the iPad. Yet one more sign pointing to a new age of news delivery. How does the future of how we get our news factor into the environment? Adreine Hill reports.
Posted In: Internet

More sustainable: Digital, print media?

Newspapers have had a tough go of it. According to a new survey, only about a quarter of Americans read a daily newspaper made of paper. Nearly half say they got their news digitally. The decline of the daily is good for the environment, right? Fewer newspapers equal fewer dead trees. Adriene Hill reports it's not quite that easy.

FDA restricts access to Avandia

The Food and Drug Administration will limit access patients have to the diabetes drug Avandia. But a study suggested that there's a 40 percent increase in risk of cardiovascular disease, heart attack, stroke and death among Avandia users.
Posted In: Health


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