In The News
A few years ago, Richmond entrepreneur Matt Paxton was in a small town in South Dakota shooting an episode of the reality TV show “Hoarders,” when he met a peculiar production assistant.Read the article here
American Express Open Forum article about Matt Paxton’s decision to hire Ronnie Frye after his release from prison. Quickly impressed by his work ethic and diligence (and Ronnie’s ability to bond with hoarders), Matt came to understand the importance of second chances, which has greatly affected his hiring and business decisions since. Read the article here.
Here is the official press release from ServiceMaster Restore regarding their new and exciting collaboration with Matt Paxton on hoarding and estate clean-up work.
Fascinating Forbes.com article featuring Matt Paxton about the correlations between retiring and hoarding in today’s aging baby boomer society. Click here to read.
Matt Joins George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s Good Morning America to Discuss Matt’s New Book & All Things Hoarders
George Stephanopoulos and Matt Paxton sit down to discuss his time on A&E’s hit series Hoarders as well as Matt’s new book, “The Secret Lives of Hoarders”. See the video here.
Thanks to Jason Del Rey from Inc Magazine for featuring our WSJ article in his blog. Jason points out we’ve been able to leverage our television exposure to help people and keep costs down. Thanks for focusing on the business and not just on our TV time. You can view the blog post here if you are interested.
WSJ.com features Matt Paxton from Clutter Cleaner in “turning messes into success.” This is a great article with an accompanying slide show that shows how messy some of our hoarding jobs can be. If you’ve ever been interested in working with Clutter Cleaner this is a must read. Thanks to the WSJ for featuring Clutter Cleaner!
Dystel sold world rights to Hoarders by Matt Paxton, the host of the A&E show of the same name, to John Duff at Perigee. Perigee is the trade paperback division of Penquin Publishing (www.us.penquin.com). Every week Paxton cleans up the houses of people with this rare dysfunction, while also helping them deal with the psychological reasons behind their inability to throw stuff away; the show is A&E’s most popular, with roughly three million viewers. Paxton is co-writing with Phaedre Hise, and the book, subtitled True Stories of Tackling Extreme Clutter, will explain the disorder, how to diagnose it, and how to cure it.