Amy is a producer at New York Public Radio who makes photos, videos and audio. She developed the podcast 10 Things That Scare Me and enjoys taking photos, recording strange sounds, and being outside.
Amy Pearl appears in the following:
Friday, September 08, 2023
With Netflix finally ending its DVD-rental business, a critic and passionate cinephile explains why owning a physical copy of a cherished film matters.
Friday, August 04, 2023
It takes something extra to thrive in New York City, especially if you are a plant! That’s why the Parks Department has 13 acres to grow plants specifically adapted to the 5 boroughs.
Thursday, July 27, 2023
Lots of teenagers get summer jobs as camp counselors or scooping ice cream, but WNYC’s Amy Pearl caught up with a group of teen gardeners at historic Untermyer Park.
Monday, July 03, 2023
An invasive plant is attempting to take over some of New York City’s waterways, but in Van Cortlandt Park, a small team of volunteers is making a stand.
Friday, May 26, 2023
It’s been over a century since a blight wiped out the American chestnut trees that filled New York City’s parks. But in Brooklyn, a volunteer is helping the trees make a shaky comeback.
Wednesday, April 26, 2023
Each spring millions of tiny glass eels enter New York City’s waterways. And it’s the job of this Staten Island science class to help count them.
The Playwright Larissa FastHorse on “The Thanksgiving Play,” Broadway’s New Comedy of White Wokeness
Friday, April 14, 2023
Vinson Cunningham talks with FastHorse, the first Native American woman to have a play produced on Broadway.
Thursday, March 30, 2023
The Rambling House bar in Woodlawn is usually closed at 10 a.m. but on Fridays, the tables are pushed back against the walls and 20 or so dance students are learning the bachata.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
New York City has long been considered a writers’ town, attracting aspiring authors from all over the world. At the Bronx Library Center, young writers hone their skills.
Friday, March 17, 2023
When it comes to famous Staten Islanders, people may think of The Wu Tang Clan and Christina Aguilera but... what about Grandpa?
Friday, March 03, 2023
As children, Chloe and Halle Bailey’s covers of pop songs were going viral. Chloe, now a solo artist with a début solo album, spoke with Lauren Michele Jackson.
Friday, February 24, 2023
More than 45,000 asylum seekers have arrived in New York City since last spring, and many are living in emergency shelters and relief centers. Neighbors try to fill the gaps.
Friday, February 10, 2023
Tucked away on a residential street in Greenpoint, there's a teeny tiny movie theater that specializes in deep cuts.
Wednesday, February 01, 2023
The NYC Parks Department reminds you: please don’t feed the animals. But one guy can’t resist.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023
There are over 200 languages spoken in New York City and a new public art installation lets you experience them in an unexpected spot.
Friday, January 20, 2023
Clare Malone speaks with the publisher and managing editor of the North Shore Leader, the local newspaper that first exposed George Santos’ lies. Why was he elected anyway?
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
In an attempt to get into the holiday spirit, WNYC’s Amy Pearl headed to the mall.
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
A conversation you probably won’t be having around the holiday table is what you want to do with your body after you die. One option that is growing in popularity is Green Burial.
Friday, November 25, 2022
The creator and star of the Emmy-winning “Abbott Elementary” talks with Doreen St. Félix about what old-fashioned network sitcoms have over edgier streaming shows.
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
The Department of Education's Comfort Dog program is now in 53 schools. But being a therapy dog requires special training.