Lean in and get an intimate foray into the lives of your neighbors. Jakob Lewis produces artful stories about the people we pass every day—showing that we have more in common than we might think. From barbers to improv comedians, from shoe shiners to street musicians Jakob invites you to get to know your neighbors. Neighbors is from Nashville Public Radio.


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. He’s the current Oz Artistic Fellow and the founder of Vox Familia.

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 graphic novels.  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.