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David Allan

Editorial Director, Features

David Allan is CNN’s Editorial Director of Features. Prior to joining CNN, David was the Managing Editor for the features sections for and a features and news editor at The New York Times, overseeing and contributing to sections that ranged from Travel (where he wrote a column), National, Styles and the magazine. He wrote two travel guides to Ireland and Scotland for Frommer’s, created a show on MTV, is a former White House intern and middle school teacher with Teach For America. A graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, he holds degrees in Journalism and Philosophy. His TEDx Talk is titled “Who Knows What’s Good or Bad?”

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Events featuring David Allan
Events featuring David Allan