Vanessa Lowe

Vanessa Lowe

Host, Nocturne

Vanessa is an audio storyteller, musician, and dormant psychologist. She’s been hosting and producing the podcast, Nocturne, since 2014.  

Vanessa aims to tell concise and compelling stories in a variety of mediums. Her audio documentary work has been heard on public radio stations around the world. DJ Rosalie Howarth, from San Francisco’s KFOG, radio wrote of her music, “…so rare these days - she knows how to tell a compelling story in under 3 minutes!”  

Vanessa was born and raised in New York City. She’s apprenticed a glass blower, been a DJ at a rural community radio station, and tended injured wildlife. She lives with her husband, son and dog in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Vanessa Lowe on KCRW

Kristin’s daughter was just 16 years old when she began to struggle with drug addiction - methamphetamine, heroin, and more. It brought Kristin to her knees.

Like a Light Bulb

Kristin’s daughter was just 16 years old when she began to struggle with drug addiction - methamphetamine, heroin, and more. It brought Kristin to her knees.

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There is a cave in southern France that contains some of the world’s most deeply hidden secrets.

In Magdalenian Footsteps

There is a cave in southern France that contains some of the world’s most deeply hidden secrets.

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There are over 3500 species of crickets and each has a different song.

The Sound of Moonlight

There are over 3500 species of crickets and each has a different song.

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