Boyd Matson

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Boyd Matson (b. April 26, 1947) is the former anchor of National Geographic Explorer[1][2] and a former co-anchor of NBC's Sunday Today program.[3][4] He was also an NBC News correspondent in the 1980s, working mostly on news features and earlier as a sports reporter on KNBC in Los Angeles. He now hosts the show Wild Chronicles on PBS[5] and the nationwide radio program NG Weekend. Matson also writes a monthly column for NG Traveler magazine. He lives in Virginia with his wife Betty Hudson and his two children.


  1. ^ Slewinski, Christy (August 22, 1995). "To The Bat Cave & Beyond For This 'Explorer'". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  2. ^ Huff, Richard (June 15, 2010). "Far-Out New Job For Ling: Leaving 'View' for 'Explorer'". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  3. ^ Sharbutt, Jay (June 15, 2010). "Shriver, Matson Will Co-host 'Sunday Today'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  4. ^ "Garrick Utley co-hosts NBC show". Kentucky New Era. Associated Press. January 27, 1988. Retrieved 2010-06-15. 
  5. ^ Dunfield, Allison (August 27, 2008). "Executive Class: Boyd Matson, TV Host, Wild Chronicles". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2010-06-15.