Jon Lewis

Writer, Researcher, Producer

Location icon United States

I am a writer and journalist, and recent graduate from Washington University in St. Louis. I have professional experience at NPR Music, New York Public Radio, St. Louis Public Radio, the St. Louis Post Dispatch and Eight by Eight.

I am passionate about finding and telling compelling stories in creative ways, and about finding and eating compelling sandwiches, in that order.


NPR Music
20 Streaming TV Shows For Music Lovers On Lockdown

Depending on where you live in the United States, turning the calendar from April to May means entering the second or third month of an indefinite period of social distancing. With little other choice in the way of entertainment, people have naturally turned to streaming TV to fill the time and to escape from the increasingly bleak news.
Matthew Seligman, New Wave Bassist For The Soft Boys And David Bowie, Dies At 64

subscribe to Coronavirus Daily podcast Matthew Seligman, who played bass in the influential English psychedelic band The Soft Boys before joining backing bands for artists including David Bowie, Morrissey, Sinead O'Connor and the Thompson Twins, died Friday evening at St George's Hospital in London.

St. Louis Post Dispatch
The Darkness turns 25 - and a guide to Halloween haunts and happenings

If there's one thing that's clear about Larry Kirchner, it's that he loves Halloween. "No one's forcing you to participate in Halloween," he says, standing in the lobby at The Darkness in Soulard, one of several haunted attractions he owns. "With Thanksgiving, maybe you're forced to go to your in-laws'.

Eight by Eight

Eight by Eight
All Wilfried Zaha Needs is Love - Eight by Eight

At a time when being a superstar footballer means signing for a big club and playing in the Champions League, Wilfried Zaha has thrived by returning to his boyhood team. It was October 14th, 2017, and things were not looking good for Crystal Palace.

Eight by Eight
Welcome to Kaliningrad, the World Cup's Weirdest Host City

Inside the history of the Russian city that best explain why Putin wants to host the World Cup Over the next few days, traveling England supporters in Russia will load onto airplanes to head to the Three Lions's final group stage match against Belgium.

St. Louis Public Radio

Student Life

Student Life
From Whitaker Hall to the Pyeongchang podium

On May 16, 2014, it might have been easy to lose Kendall Gretsch among the green and black robes in Brookings Quadrangle and around the Washington University campus. That day, at Washington University's 153rd Commencement ceremony, Gretsch was just one of the thousands of robe-clad students standing in the St.

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