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Adriene Hill manages SCPR’s reporters, editors, and producers and works closely with senior newsroom leadership to improve the service SCPR provides to the communities of Southern California across all platforms.
Hill was previously senior editor of the California Dream Project, a statewide media collaboration of SCPR, CalMatters, KPBS, KQED, and Capital Public Radio. Before coming to SCPR, she 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, and then as news desk editor and reporter.
Hill received numerous awards for her contribution to Inside & Out, a project she worked on at WBEZ, including Lisagor awards for Online Investigative Reporting and Public Affairs Programming; a Public Service Award from the Society of Professional Journalists, Sigma Delta Chi; RTDNA Murrow awards for Best Continuing Coverage; and PRNDI National awards for Best Multi-Media Presentation, Enterprise/Investigative, and Series.
She earned a bachelor’s degree in political science and economics from Amherst College and a master’s degree in political science from Northwestern University.
Stories by Adriene Hill
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.