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Alex Lewis

Member since 2012

Location

  • Philadelphia, PA

Portfolio

  • Business
  • Editing
  • Music
  • Producing
  • Recording
  • Reporting
  • Writing

About Alex

Alex Lewis is a Philadelphia-based independent radio producer and musician. 
 
He's the co-founder of Rowhome Productions, a Philadelphia-based production house that specializes in making audio documentaries, podcast series, & audio tours.
 
He's written and produced long-form audio documentaries including "The Gospel Roots of Rock & Soul"  (nominated for a 2019 Peabody Award), "Going Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio" (winner of a 2015 National Edward R. Murrow Award) and "Kanaval: Haitian Rhythms and the Music of New Orleans". He also produces The Dig, a podcast from Jacobin Magazine.
 
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 Journalist Pro