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. 

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Features by Adriene Hill

Facebook follows you with 'Places'

Another option to let everyone know where you are launched today: Facebook Places. It'll be competing against similar services like Foursquare, which also let's you "check in" to venues, which will let your friends know where you are and potentially score you deals.

What are bedbugs? Is there a good way to kill them without using harsh chemicals?

Easy Answer: Bedbugs are vampires of the insect world. They feed on human blood. And there are ways to kill them without pesticides--but it might...
Posted In: bed bugs, bedbugs, chemicals, Environment, kill, pest, pest control, pesticide

Step away from the spatula

Large food recalls due to e.coli, salmonella or other bacteria seem to happen every few months. But actually, food recalls happen as often as once a week.
Posted In: Agriculture

Are wind turbines really that bad for birds?

Easy Answer: Yes. Somewhere between 58,000 and 440,000 birds each year die because of wind turbines....
Posted In: bird, birds, energy, Environment, wind, wind energy, wind turbines

The city of San Francisco has released a list of approved "green products". What's on it?

San Francisco has just released a list of products--from office supplies to hand sanitizers--that it considers good for the environment. The city...
Posted In: Environment, environmentally friendly, Food, green, green list, green products, list, San Francisco

I live in an apartment. Can I still compost?

Easy Answer: Yup. Especially if you're willing to make nice with worms....
Posted In: compost, recycle, waste, worms

Retailers tailor products to shoppers

Macy's announced that second-quarter profits went through the roof. Adriene Hill went to find why, and what retailers are doing to get customers in the door
Posted In: Retail

BP spill inspires fashion through disaster

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has inspired a string of t-shirt designs. We gathered a few stand-outs.

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