Andrew Evans is an author, travel writer, and TV host who shares his stories from around the globe online, on screen, and paper. His travel memoir “The Black Penguin” was named a “Best Summer Read” by the New York Times Book Review and won the American Librarian Association’s prize for non-fiction.
Andrew has completed over 40 assignments for National Geographic, reporting live from all seven continents and over one hundred countries. Andrew also writes for Outside, BBC Travel, The Chicago Tribune, Readers Digest, The Times, and The Guardian. His work has earned him four Lowell Thomas Awards from The Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), two awards from the National Travel Journalism Association (NATJA), as well as two Folio Awards. The Association of Magazine Media (MPA) named Evans a “Media Mover & Shaker” and the non-profit Reach the World gave him the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Exploration & Storytelling. Born in Texas, Andrew lives in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia.