Wine & Words: Boyd Matson “The Adventure Begins When Things Go Wrong”
Saturday, January 11, 2020
Chandor Gardens Mansion
711 West Lee Avenue, Weatherford TX
Chandor Gardens Foundation Inc. is pleased to offer another Wine & Words
evening at Chandor Gardens Mansion, this time with guest speaker Boyd Matson presenting;
“The Adventure Begins When Things Go Wrong”.
Come and enjoy a glass of wine and light hors d'oeuvres while Boyd Matson
shares photos and stories from his 22 years working for National Geographic.
While working for National Geographic, Boyd Matson has been bitten,
scratched, pooped on, and occasionally kissed by most of the creatures found at
your local zoo. What he refers to as his job, others might describe as a career
spent attending summer camp for adults.
During his twenty-two years at National Geographic he was the host of a
variety of television and radio programs that transported the audience to the
far corners of the world and to the hidden wonders in their own backyards.
Matson’s travels took him to all seven continents where he participated in
high-adrenaline adventures, witnessed amazing natural history, documented
disappearing cultures and reported on exciting discoveries in archaeology and
Before coming to National Geographic, Matson spent many years in network
television news: co-anchor “World News Now” (ABC); host of “The Real Story”
(CNBC); correspondent for “Real Life With Jane Pauley” (NBC); co-anchor and
correspondent for “USA Today On TV”; co-anchor “Sunday Today” (NBC); and senior
correspondent “Today” (NBC). He began his career as a broadcast journalist in
Fort Worth, Texas working at channel 11 and then channel 5.Tickets - $35
Purchase Tickets online: https://www.chandorgardensfoundation.org/