Rupert Allman leads The Takeaway. He was appointed Executive Producer in September 2012.
He is an award-winning producer with an international reputation for creativity and innovation. In 2014 his journalism was recognized at the highest level receiving a national Edward R.Murrow award. Previously, he ran programs for the BBC in London & Washington, DC. Rupert has multiple Sony Gold Awards, the highest honor given to those in the UK radio industry.
He is an advocate for, and passionate about, the use of social media and the role it plays in the 21st newsroom. He led some of the BBC's first multi-platform programs, taking some of the early work done in the United States back to the United Kingdom. He is a versatile leader who has been trusted to manage some of the most prestigious and challenging broadcast events over the past 15 years, including the Olympic Games, the Soccer World Cup, and Gulf Wars 1 and 2. He is now leading the team at The Takeaway in New York.
Rupert Allman appears in the following:
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.
Friday, October 03, 2014
Science and technology writer Steven Johnson explores the unintended, widespread consequences of gadgets and ideas developed to correct small problems.
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Two Americans have the chance to make literary history: This week, Karen Joy Fowler and Joshua Ferris became the first Americans to make the Man Booker Prize shortlist.
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
About 200 years ago, British troops burned the White House in the midst of the War of 1812. Here, a British author commemorates the event—and its aftermath.
Friday, July 25, 2014
It's been one of those weeks where the bad news just kept piling on: Gaza, Ukraine, plane crashes and an ebola outbreak, just to name a few. Sometimes, simply taking a vacation from the news seems like the only way to preserve some sanity.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
Yesterday, Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez literally left his mark during the World Cup when he bit Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini. A process has now started that, in all likelihood, will end with Suarez being kicked out of the tournament.
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
We're just a day away from the start of the 2014 World Cup. Before we flood our local bars this year to root on the U.S. soccer team, we have some pro tips from a real, British soccer fan.