Best Podcasts in the West

Profound, engaged, best in class storytelling

Neon Hum is a podcast production company located in Los Angeles, California. We craft narrative-driven, cinematic audio productions from coast to coast. We create programming of impeccable quality and mass appeal.


Our clients work directly with producers, and our founder has a hand in all the projects.


Every producer’s rich background contributes to the depth of the stories we tell.

Best in Class

Our producers are award winning, established, and the best in the business.

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Jonathan Hirsch

About the Founder

As an independent producer, reporter, and sound designer, Jonathan Hirsch produced hundreds of longform audio works for NPR, Vox, NBC, Fusion Media Group, and many others. He is a recipient of the Green Eyeshade, Edward R. Murrow, and duPont Awards. His seven-part documentary podcast series Dear Franklin Jones debuted #1 on the iTunes podcast charts.

In April of 2018, Jonathan launched Neon Hum Media, an LA-based podcast production company, specializing in narrative-driven, high production value, “audio first” documentaries, talk shows, and partner content.

Meet the Team

Our Latest Works

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Smoke Screen:
I Am Rama

Drowning in Nirvana

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The Doodler

A Renewed Hunt for a Forgotten Serial Killer

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Mommy Doomsday

Devotion, Darkness, Death

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An Unscripted History of Reality TV

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Dirt Cheap

Tales from the Dollar Bin

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Smoke Screen:
Fake Priest

Why Isn't Father Ryan in Jail?

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The Thing About Pam

The Truth Is Stranger than Fiction.

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Life in the Time of Corona

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Motive for Murder

Did the Victims Know Their Killer?

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Murder on the Towpath

With Soledad O'Brien

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Bag Man

From Rachel Maddow

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This Land

Murders, Tribal Law, and the Supreme Court

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Set It Straight with Midland

Infamous Stories of Country Music

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From the Minds Behind Law & Order

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Sonic Boom

How Seattle Lost Its Team

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The Only Podcast Left

Companion Podcast to Netflix's Daybreak

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Room 20

Unidentified and Unconscious for 15 Years — Or Was He?

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Break Stuff

The Story of Woodstock '99

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Larger than Life

Muscle Cars, Race Riots, and a Forgotten Peacemaker


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