Rupert Allman leads The Takeaway. He was appointed Executive Producer in September 2012. 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 moving to New York, he managed teams and programs for the BBC in London and Washington.
Rupert is passionate about the spoken word. He considers the audience a producing ‘partner’ and has pioneered the use of the latest tech and social media to encourage people to ‘share what they know.’ For ‘The Takeaway,’ he is responsible for its on air and online content. As the program’s Executive Producer, he continues to develop key relationships with some of the world’s most respected agencies, institutions, and decision makers. Rupert is based at WNYC in New York and can often be found wearing a pink shirt.
Rupert Allman appears in the following:
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.
Tuesday, November 04, 2014
Election Day in Texas may not have any big cliff hangers, but the state is proving to be a laboratory for 21st century American politics.
Monday, October 27, 2014
New Rochelle High School, the alma mater of former Baltimore Ravens star Ray Rice, is teaching students about domestic and dating violence in the wake of Rice's abuses.
Monday, October 06, 2014
Science and technology writer Steven Johnson explains that once inventions were made to give us light and clean, people realized how enslaved we had been by dark and dirt.