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 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

The button that's got everyone clicking

...and no one knows what happens when the timer reaches zero
Posted In: reddit, Internet addiction, Internet
Display of Apple Watch Sport on Friday in Washington, D.C. The Apple Watch will be available on April 24.

Apple Watch: Day 1

What it's like to be one of the first to try out the Apple Watch.
Posted In: Smart Watch, apple, apple watch
Participants in the 2015 SXSWedu session "5 Ways to Mash-up Hollywood with Schools" watch a video as part of a gamified math experience created by Brain Chase, an educational game company driven by animations, decoder rings, hidden clues and buried treasu

How to make an educational game kids want to play

What's actually fun, and what's just "chocolate covered broccoli?"
Posted In: gamification, Education, technology, edtech, sxsw, SXSWedu, sxsw 2015, video games
A SXSWedu cardboard robot hangs out in the "Playground" area of the education convention, made by Yoxo Toys.

The new digital classroom, brought to you by SXSW

LearningCurve's Adriene Hill talks to Kai Ryssdal about new tech from SXSWedu.
Posted In: sxsw, SXSWedu, sxsw 2015, Education, technology, edtech
CEO Riley Eynon-Lynch pitches his education technology startup Pear Deck at the SXSWedu Launch event Tuesday, March 10, 2015 in Austin, Texas

Social and emotional learning emerges at SXSWedu

LearningCurve's Adriene Hill explains a growing trend at this year's conference.
Posted In: sxsw, sxsw 2015, south by, Education, technology, social learning, emotional learning, edtech, SXSWedu

SXSW by the numbers

Here's a look ahead to Marketplace's trip down South to SXSW.
Posted In: sxsw 2015, sxsw, SXSWedu, sxsw interactive

Why liberal arts colleges are struggling

Sweet Briar College says it will close at the end of the academic year.
Posted In: private colleges, school closings, department of education, college
Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., a juvenile justice facility, makes use of smartboards, iPads and other education technology apps like EdModo and Google Earth in classrooms.

How to improve education for juvenile offenders

An interview with juvenile justice advocate David Domenici.
Posted In: juvenile justice, alternative education, education technology
14-year-old Shawnee, in the library at the Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., has found coding helps her be at peace.

Zen and the art of coding

Computers can offer unexpected lessons to kids in juvenile justice facilities.
Posted In: edtech, education technology, juvenile corrections, alternative education


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