Amy Pearl makes photos, videos and audio for NYPR. She has worked with New York Beat, The Brian Lehrer Show, Morning Edition, Soundcheck, Radiolab, On The Media, The Leonard Lopate Show, Studio 360 and WQXR.
Amy currently produces stories about chickens in the South Bronx, existential dread, kids learning to taste, dogs running radio stations, drunk fundraisers, secret libraries, junkyard composers, trash collectors, bodega cats and graveyard caretakers.
Amy Pearl appears in the following:
Thursday, July 16, 2020
For the first time in 58 years, there will be no free Shakespeare performances in Central Park. That means no live audience, no stage hands—and no raccoons upstaging the actors.
Wednesday, July 08, 2020
WNYC producer Amy Pearl joins us to talk about the new and exciting critters we’re spotting in the area, and takes calls from listeners.
Thursday, July 02, 2020
As New York City slowly reopens, more New Yorkers are out in the streets and dining outdoors. And by "New Yorkers," we're including rats.
Friday, May 29, 2020
New Yorkers stuck inside their apartments have mentioned losing track of time without the usual diversions. But there is one clock that hasn’t stopped.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way veterinarians operate. But for Dr. Wendy McCulloch, there is no clinic. She only makes house calls.
Wednesday, April 29, 2020
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending people follow the same social distancing guidelines with their pets as they would human family members.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Fewer cats are being neutered or spayed.
Tuesday, February 04, 2020
Stories of how New Yorkers coexist with their neighbors from the wild.
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
The creators of the podcast "10 Things That Scare Me" hope that sharing fears might make people feel less alone.
Tuesday, December 04, 2018
A new podcast about what scares us.
Thursday, May 17, 2018
The concertmaster discusses music, family and his favorite foods over a meal at La Salle Dumpling Room.
Monday, April 24, 2017
Every spring, birds start the rush to raise a family (or two or three) before winter returns. Thanks to live web cams, the action is just a click away.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Amy Pearl loved meat -- until a steak almost killed her. We hear her riveting (and hilarious) story, and explore how allergies change your relationship with food and people.
Friday, October 28, 2016
Star the Bodega Cat caused a media sensation just by doing her job.
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Tuck your napkin under your chin. We’re about to serve up a tale of love, loss, and lamb chops.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016
After Sandy, some people said no one should have been living so close to the waterfront in the first place. Residents of Oakwood Beach, Staten Island, took that idea to heart.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
These seven college students from Baruch College, in New York City, have very surprising answers.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Charlie the Bodega Cat has a familiar problem: an overly clingy co-worker.
Wednesday, July 06, 2016
Surrounded by teas, herbs and adoring fans, life is pretty relaxing for Bobo.
Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Snowball the bodega cat gets along with everyone. "Whether I'm white or whether I'm brown or whether I'm black, we don't care."