Neighbors is a podcast from Nashville Public Radio by Jakob Lewis. It's a show about what connects us. We tell surprising stories of the people we pass every day, showing that we have more in common than we might think.


 Photo by Nikki Viverette

Photo by Nikki Viverette

Jakob lewis Creator/Host

Jakob is a graduate of the Transom Story Workshop the best radio school on the planet. He is the founder of the audio collective The Heard, a collective of podcast producers from all over North America with sound-rich narrative driven shows. He was mentioned in The New Yorker once and won the "Best Society and Culture Podcast" at Podcast Movement 2016. 


Jakob lives in Nashville, TN with his two dogs and one wife.  He loves Irish and old time music,  camping, fountain pens, early morning coffee dates, and re-watching The Office.  He has a degree in Religion, was in a rock n roll band, has fought forest fires, made a living as a custom woodworker, and wants to hear your story.

Tweets @NeighborsNash  
Insta @NeighborsJakob 
E-mail: jakob@wpln.org
If you are a radio producer and need a tape-sync or a cup of coffee in the Nashville area feel free to reach out.


Caleb Shiver Production Assistant

Caleb Shiver studied Audio Production at Middle Tennessee State University and spent most of school in and out of recording studios in East Nashville as an engineer and production assistant.

These days he spends most of his time at home tinkering with computers and enjoying graphic novels, podcasts and songwriting.