James Perla

James Perla is an independent producer based in Charlottesville, Virginia.

James got his start at Charlottesville's local NPR station and Marketplace’s New York bureau. After completing a Master’s degree, he's back in the radio world producing a podcast about environmental conservation in the Amazon.


The Nature of Engagement

A thought experiment and an anecdote come together to illuminate the challenges of cross-cultural engagement, particularly in conservation work.