Rupert Allman led The Takeaway as executive producer from September 2012 to August 2016. He has been recognized at the highest level for his work — his awards include an Edward R. Murrow, Sony Radio Gold’s and a string of other industry honors. Before joining The Takeaway, he managed teams and programs for the BBC in London and Washington.
Rupert Allman appears in the following:
Monday, August 01, 2016
With the upcoming 2016 Rio Olympics, David Goldblatt, renowned sports journalist and author gives us a history lesson about why the Games were almost banned for good.
Tuesday, June 21, 2016
Has the classic advertising jingle come full circle? We look at the evolution of the advertising art form and the jingle's transition from broadcast to the internet.
Thursday, May 19, 2016
"American Psycho — The Musical" captures Patrick Bateman's violent misogyny and the soulless glamour of New York in the 1980s.
Monday, May 02, 2016
Anti-government protesters overtook the Iraqi Parliament building this weekend. Muqtata al-Sadr, an anti-American Shia cleric, is leading the uprising.
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Joe Feingold, a 93-year-old Holocaust survivor, donated his violin to Brianna, a 13-year-old schoolgirl from the Bronx. Their story is being told in the new documentary, "Joe's Violin."
Monday, February 29, 2016
Artist Jonathan Yeo painted a portrait of fictional "House of Cards" President Frank Underwood that now hangs in the National Portrait Gallery.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016
The National Parks Service turns 100-years-old this year. Filmmaker Greg MacGillivray takes stock by documenting the eternal beauty of America's national parks.
Saturday, January 23, 2016
The Takeaway talks with author Bill Bryson about his latest work, "The Road to Little Dribbling," which is a guidebook to all the odd places that appear on maps of the U.K.
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Author Bill Bryson discusses his latest guidebook to all the odd places that appear on maps of the United Kingdom.
Thursday, September 03, 2015
Since the Syrian conflict began, the U.S. has taken only 1,400 refugees while thousands more have died trying to reach Europe. Critics abroad are saying America needs to help out.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
At the Colorado Innovation Network Summit, John Hockenberry speaks with a young entrepreneur who's teaching girls to code through gaming and play.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
In Africa, Kaakpema Yelpaala's startup is using technology to help health care providers connect with their patients. He says this same process can work in Utah and Kentucky.
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
According to an analysis by The Guardian, black Americans are more than twice as likely as white Americans to be unarmed when killed during encounters with police.
Thursday, May 21, 2015
This week, a pipeline ruptured and spilled 21,000 gallons of oil along the Santa Barbara coast. Longtime residents remember a previous spill that galvanized the environmental movement.
Friday, March 20, 2015
Fireworks rung in the one-year anniversary of Russia's annexation of Crimea. But western forces are left struggling to develop a strategy to deal with Putin.
Monday, December 15, 2014
On December 24, 1914, in the midst of World War I, soldiers along the Western Front put down their weapons, left their trenches, and wished their enemies a Merry Christmas.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
David Nevin, lead defense counsel for Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, tells The Takeaway what questions he would ask former Vice President Dick Cheney if he were to the stand at KSM's trial.
Monday, December 01, 2014
Nick Hanauer is an unapologetic capitalist, and he says it's the responsibility of others like him to restore a middle class before the vitriol comes his way.
Thursday, November 20, 2014
Mike Nichols was a legendary artist who was always learning. Known for films like "The Graduate," "Catch-22," and "The Birdcage," Nichols died yesterday at the age of 83.
Wednesday, November 05, 2014
What do the midterm election results say about the American electorate, and the country's place in the world? Listen to our analysis and share your own thoughts.