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Allison Schein

Archivist, WFMT & Studs Terkel Radio Archive
Chicago, IL
Allison Schein is the Archive Manager for the Studs Terkel Radio Archive, collaborating with such partners as the Library of Congress, WFMT The Radio Network, the Chicago History Museum, Pop Up Archive and Dominican University’s Graduate School of Library and Information Science. After receiving her archivist certification in 2013 she became the Archivist for the Creative Audio Archive at Experimental Sound Studio, where she had been the Archive Manager since 2011. She earned a Bachelors degree in Audio, Arts and Acoustics from Columbia College Chicago and a MLIS from Dominican University in 2012 in order to become an audio archivist. Prior projects include processing the photography archives of Johnson Publishing Company and metadata assistance for Northwestern University Library’s Digital Collections department.