AIP Again Attracts Top Talent:
Jim Allen joins AIP as new Director of News and Media Services
College Park, MD, April 11, 2011 — The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is pleased to announce that Jim Allen has joined AIP's staff on April 11 as the director of the News and Media Services Division (NMS).
Allen will oversee the day-to-day operations, business development, and strategic vision for the division, which includes AIP's Discoveries and Breakthroughs Inside Science (DBIS) television program, Inside Science News Service (ISNS) news wire service, and AIP's media services for Member Societies and the promotion of AIP journal content.
Allen has been a respected fixture of the Washington, D.C. television, print, and radio news community for more than 20 years, providing communications counsel and on-air reporting for the local affiliate of NBC television, CBS radio, Radio One, as well as serving as director of media relations and special reports editor for The Hill newspaper. Most recently, Allen served as vice president for the company Talmax, where he conducted market research, marketing, and business development; after serving for three years as director of media relations for Clean Skies News/Energy Now Television. Early in his career, Allen was a scientific technical editor for Reed International Publishing.
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