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

What if you could kill your stolen phone?

A "kill switch" on smart phones would prevent thefts and possibly save billions of dollars.
Posted In: iPhone, android, kill switch

Why the Ally IPO is good news for taxpayers

Taxpayers will receive nearly $2.4 billion from their IPO
Posted In: IPO, Ally Financial, TARP

These are the highest paid doctors in Medicare

Doctors who make the most in Medicare, by state and specialty
Posted In: Health, healthcare, Medicare, doctors, pay

How much is a college championship ring worth?

NCAA limits the value of gifts championship winners receive
Posted In: Sports

The best and worst states on closing the gender pay gap

Wyoming has the biggest gap in pay between women and men
Posted In: employment, gender, wages, pay
Job Fair Held In Midtown Manhattan

What would full employment feel like?

The goal is always the same – so-called "full employment." But what is it?

Why adapting to climate change is so difficult

The U.N. climate group has moved forward, not just warning of climate change -- because it’s here. What are the barriers to investing in "adaptation"?
Posted In: global climate change, U.N., adaptation

U.S. is running low on some basic medicines

Our advice to you? Stay healthy.
Posted In: shortages, saline

The D.I.Y. career

Freelance workers piece together a living in the temp economy.
Posted In: freelancing

25 years after the Exxon Valdez crisis, we've learned...?

It was a dramatic disaster to call attention to environmental risks, and 25 years later it stands out as an stark reminder of continuing environmental risks.
Posted In: Exxon, oil spill

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