Allan Duffin is a freelance writer and television/multimedia producer. He has over 50 magazine and newspaper articles to his credit and is currently featured in Air&Space/Smithsonian, DramaBiz, Restaurant, Flight Journal, AirForces Monthly, American Veteran, and Military Heritage, among others. Allan has written about a variety of subjects including marketing, health, technology, the arts, the military, and history.
For television he has produced, written, co-produced and developed more than 20 projects for the History and Discovery Networks. He recently assisted in the production of DVD special features for 20th Century Fox and co-wrote and co-produced a TV travel pilot, ""The Perfect Day.""
Allan founded Duffin Creative, a company that provides multimedia production and print/web design services. He consulted on operations and marketing efforts for In House Media, Inc., a multimedia production facility and acting studio for young performer.
A military veteran and recipient of the Bronze Star medal in 2003 for outstanding leadership in a combat zone, Allan served 11 years in the U.S. Air Force — five on active duty and six in the reserves — in the areas of research & development, protocol, special operations, and aircraft maintenance. He commanded three squadrons.
Allan has experience in project management, software engineering, and conference and special event planning. He previously worked as a museum staff member, an assistant film archivist, and as an editorial assistant on the national magazine The New England Quarterly.
As an adjunct college instructor Allan has taught courses in American history at Los Angeles Valley College and Pasadena City College.
Allan holds an M.A. in History from Northeastern University and a bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering & history from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife Michele, a television production/script supervisor and copyeditor.