allison dufty

Writer. Talker. Listener.

Allison Dufty • Work Experience
Writer/Producer/Digital Storyteller: Freelance
BA Magna Cum Laude, English; Temple University, Philadelphia PA
I write, edit & manage educational multimedia projects for major museums and historic sites: From audio tours,  podcasts, multimedia, mobile apps, web and video content. Projects I’ve written and worked on have won the prestigious MUSE award three years in a row. I specialize in writing for families and children.
English Department Prize
University Distinction in Major Award
Member, Phi Beta Kappa
Senior Content Editor, Trivial Pursuit Millennium Edition; C-Wave, San Francisco, CA; Human Code, Austin, TX
Senior content editor & sound design manager for all new digital version of the classic board game. Member of prototype design team researching and developing game metaphor, content, sound, visuals and gameplay. Hired, trained and managed freelance question writing team.  Wrote and edited 2000 multiple choice trivia questions. Go ahead, ask me a question.
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Creative Director/Director of Audio Production; Antenna Audio, Sausalito CA
Managed creative content, production design and delivery for a rapidly growing audio tour company. As department head, hired and managed in house and freelance team of writers, composers and sound designers. Managed simultaneous productions in multiple languages and adult/children’s versions. Auditioned and directed voice talent, including celebrity narrators. Grew a 2-person team into a fully staffed department.    
Producer, Earth Talk; WHYY-FM, Philadelphia PA
Produced award-winning weekly environmental issues radio newsmagazine. Researched and scheduled weekly show content of hard news, features, interviews and call-in. Hired and supervised in-house staff and freelance team of journalists, commentators and radio producers.
Production Assistant; Fresh Air With Terry Gross, WHYY-FM, Philadelphia, PA
Assisted producers and host of daily National Public Radio interview show devoted to popular culture and the arts. Logged live interviews, edited recorded version for broadcast. Edited and mixed arts and review segments for broadcast.
Public Radio Reporter, News Producer, Director; WHYY-FM Philadelphia, PA
Reported local news and feature pieces for use within national Morning Edition broadcasts. Produced local spot news for NPR network broadcast.  Wrote and directed local news segments during national Morning Edition broadcasts.