Marc D. Allan

Allan spent 24 years as a newspaper reporter, the last 16 years, eight months and 20 days of that at the Indianapolis Star. Since leaving newspapers for Butler University in August 2004, he's actually had a more successful journalism career. He's written for the Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Delta Sky magazine, the Indianapolis Business Journal, Nuvo and, of course, Indianapolis Monthly. His day job is associate director of public relations at Butler, and he also teaches there as an adjunct professor of journalism.