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Alex Lewis

Member since 2012

Location

  • Philadelphia, PA
  • Editing
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting

About Alex

Alex Lewis (b. 1988, Daejeon, South Korea) is a Philadelphia-based independent radio producer and musician. He produces radio stories, audio documentaries, podcasts, & public radio programs. He's written and produced longform audio documentaries including Saturday Night & Sunday Morning: The Gospel Roots of Rock & Soul - with WXPN and NPR Music - and Going Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio (winner of a 2015 National Edward R. Murrow Award). He also produces The Dig, a podcast from Jacobin Magazine. He's currently Senior Producer of Kanaval: Haitian Rhythms and the Music of New Orleans - an audio documentary project with WXPN and NPR Music. Other work includes lead producing Every ZIP Philadelphia, a 2016 Localore: Finding America production, and numerous Philadelphia-area audio projects with organizations such as Mural Arts, Bartram's Garden, Reading Terminal Market, Ars Nova Workshop, and the Association for Public Art. He's also produced projects with podcast companies including Pushkin Industries, Magnificent Noise, and Audible. Alex graduated with a Bachelor of Music from Northwestern University, where he studied music theory and musicology. He studied radio documentary at the Transom Story Workshop on Cape Cod. He's given talks on audio storytelling at the University of Pennsylvania, Skidmore College, Temple University, WHYY, PhillyCAM, and elsewhere. He was a 2018 Third Coast Radio Resident, a 2019 HearSay International Festival artist-in-residence, and a 2019 Skidmore MDOCS Storytellers' Institute Fellow.

Alex's Portfolio

Experience

Skills

  • Audio Engineering
  • Budgeting
  • Field Producing
  • Field Recording
  • Interviewing
  • Mentoring
  • Mixing
  • Producing
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Scoring
  • Scrubbing and Audio Editing
  • Show Development
  • Sound Design
  • Story Editing
  • Tape Syncs

Equipment

  • Sound Devices Mix-Pre 3
  • Tascam 100 mkii
  • Shure VP 88, Rode NTG-2, and more
  • Pro Tools & Hindenburg