Adriene Hill

Senior Editor, California Dream

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Adriene Hill is Senior Editor of the California Dream project, a statewide media collaboration of CALmatters, KPBS, KPCC, KQED and Capital Public Radio.

Adriene was a reporter and fill-in host at Marketplace from 2010 to 2017, covering business and economy. Prior to joining Marketplace, in 2010, she worked at WBEZ in Chicago, first as an intern, then as producer of the local show Eight Forty-Eight, then as news desk editor and reporter. Adriene received numerous awards for her contribution to Inside & Out, a project she worked on at WBEZ. 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.

Adriene 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., she currently resides in Los Angeles.

Stories by Adriene Hill

How California's housing crisis turned into a homeless crisis

The lack of affordable housing "probably describes more than any other reason why we have a homelessness crisis in California," says one expert. The California Dream project is exploring what cities are doing about it.