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. 

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Features by Adriene Hill

A student uses a computer during a geography class at Wyoming Girls' School in Sheridan, Wy., a secure juvenile justice facility.

Can tech transform education for juvenile offenders?

Thousands of kids are locked up and losing ground in the juvenile justice system.
Posted In: edtech, juvenile corrections, education technology, education funding, alternative education

Why you have the emoji choices you do

A look at the hidden politics behind emoji
Posted In: emojis, emotions, love
Zuzii is a family owned footwear company catering to customers searching for hand made shoes.

A visit to LA-based shoe company Zuzii

Family owned business Zuzii makes shoes to order in their LA studio
Posted In: shoes, leather, los angeles, Small Business
President's day was once celebrated through bicycle races and bicycle sales.

President's Day: A celebration of two wheels?

President's day was once recognized as a day when people sold bikes.
Posted In: Bike to Work, cars, George Washington
The Pinterest logo.

Pinterest opens a door to advertisers

But will users be happy when Pinterest takes a turn toward online mall?
Posted In: Pinterest, advertisements, social media
California smog envelops the Vincent Thomas Bridge, a blimp and shipping yard cranes in the shipyards of the Port of Long Beach in 2003.

Who's the real-life inspiration for L.A. noir?

The L.A. Times traces the life of private detective Samuel Marlowe.
Posted In: los angeles, fiction
Fuhu president and co-founder Robb Fujioka, left, and Fuhu CEO Jim Mitchell.

Fuhu: The company that grew 158,000 percent in 2014

Leaders of Fuhu don't want company to lose entrepreneurial spirit amid all the expansion.
Posted In: Fuhu, childrens toys, tablets, startups
We would watch economist Paul Krugman do stand-up, but then again we're Marketplace.

Economists might have a sense of humor after all

At a Boston conference, a panel plans to embrace "economics humor."
Posted In: economists, sense of humor, american economics association
A screenshot of a tweet from Brands Saying, a satirical Twitter account.

Corporate Twitter accounts try to be bae ... and fail

Throwing around "bae" doesn't make a brand cool. You heard me, Pizza Hut.
Posted In: pizza hut, Whole Foods, bae, Twitter
Students in a third-grade class in Chicago.

Backlash over standardized testing expected to continue

Marketplace correspondent Amy Scott talks about what will make education news in 2015.
Posted In: common core, Education, 2015, standardized tests

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