Andrew Evans is an author, travel writer, and TV host for National Geographic, having reported live from all seven continents and over one hundred countries. He was the first person ever to live tweet his ascent of Mt. Kilimanjaro and gained a worldwide following when he broadcast his 12,000-mile overland journey from National Geographic headquarters to Antarctica using public transportation. In 2017, he thru-hiked The Jordan Trail, reporting in real time as he walked 400 miles from Syria to Saudi Arabia.
He is the author of five books, including two bestselling guidebooks, and his award-winning memoir The Black Penguin. Evans has received five Lowell Thomas Awards from the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW). A renowned influencer in the world of travel media, he calls for responsible and respectful storytelling that promotes local culture and environmental welfare. He lives in Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains.