TGP 49 – Michael Leclerc
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TGP 49 – Michael Leclerc

Featured Guest Michael Leclerc Michael J. Leclerc, CG is an internationally renowned genealogist. He has authored numerous articles for genealogy magazines and scholarly journals. He is a popular presenter at conferences and seminars around the world. Michael worked in a variety of capacities at the New England Historic Genealogical Society for 17 years prior to…

TGP 48 – Audrey Collins & The UK National Archives
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TGP 48 – Audrey Collins & The UK National Archives

Featured Guest Audrey Collins Audrey Collins is a Records Specialist in Family History at The National Archives (TNA) at Kew in England. Audrey Collins worked as a freelance researcher for 15 years before joining the staff of The National Archives. In 2001 she was engaged by the Office for National Statistics as their official Census historian…

TGP 47 – Megan Smolenyak
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TGP 47 – Megan Smolenyak

Featured Guest Megan Smolenyak Megan Smolenyak2 is a real life history detective who loves to solve mysteries. You might have spotted Megan or her handiwork on Top Chef, Who Do You Think You Are?, Finding Your Roots, Faces of America, Good Morning America, the Today Show, The Early Show, CNN, PBS and NPR. Her news-making…

TGP 46 – Melinde Lutz Byrne
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TGP 46 – Melinde Lutz Byrne

Featured Guest Melinde Lutz Byrne, CG, FASG Melinde Lutz Byrne, CG, FASG, is immediate past president of the American Society of Genealogists (elected 1993), and has been credentialed by the Board for Certification of Genealogists since 2010 (no. 1001). Trained as a cultural anthropologist (China, pre-Mao), invertebrate paleontologist, and archivist, she has written over fifty…

TGP 45 – Lynn Palermo
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TGP 45 – Lynn Palermo

Featured Guest Lynn Palermo Lynn Palermo is a genealogy professional with a passion for the written word. As the owner and author of a family history blog, you’ll find her most days blogging from her website The Armchair Genealogist. It’s here she offers readers practical advice on researching and writing their family history.  The Armchair…

TGP 44 – Craig R. Scott on Publishing
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TGP 44 – Craig R. Scott on Publishing

Featured Guest Craig R. Scott Craig Roberts Scott, MA, CG, FUGA is the author of The “Lost” Pensions: Settled Accounts of the Act of 6 April 1838 (Revised) and Records of the Accounting Officers of the Department of the Treasury, Inventory 14 (Revised). His most recent work is Understanding Revolutionary War and Invalid Pension Ledgers,…

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TGP-43 Gen-Fed with Malissa Ruffner

Featured Guest Malissa Ruffner discusses Gen-Fed In this episode Malissa Ruffner discusses details of the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed), a five-day program focused on researching federal records. Gen-Fed was formerly known as the National Institute on Genealogical Research. According to Gen-Fed‘s website, “The Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed) is held at the National…

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TGP 42 – Lisa Alzo and Eastern Europe Research

In this episode, we highlight another genealogy author.  I talk with Lisa Alzo about her latest book, The Family Tree Polish, Czech and Slovak Genealogy Guide: How to Trace Your Family Tree in Eastern Europe. Bio – Lisa Alzo Lisa A. Alzo, MFA, is a freelance writer, instructor, and internationally recognized lecturer specializing in Slovak/Eastern…

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TGP 41 – Judy Webster – Queensland Genealogy

Featured Guest Judy Webster Judy Webster has been researching her family history since the 1970s. In 1986, at which time she was working as a medical scientist, she began her own part-time business as a professional genealogist. After being accredited by the Australasian Association of Genealogists and Record Agents, Judy did four years of study…

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TGP 40 – Mary Tedesco

Featured Guest Mary Tedesco Mary Tedesco is a professional genealogist, speaker and author. She is a Host / Genealogist on the PBS TV series “Genealogy Roadshow” (season 2 & season 3) as well as the Founder of ORIGINS ITALY. Mary speaks fluent Italian and travels often to Italy to conduct client genealogical research and visit family….

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TGP 39 – Blaine Bettinger, The Genetic Genealogist

Featured Guest Blaine Bettinger In this episode we hear from a leading expert in genetic genealogy. Blaine Bettinger, Ph.D., J.D., is an intellectual property attorney by day and a genetic genealogist by night. In 2007 he started The Genetic Genealogist, one of the earliest blogs on the topic. Dr. Bettinger has been interviewed and quoted on personal genomics topics…

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TGP 38 – Kerry Scott – How to Use Evernote for Genealogy

Direct link to this post: http://www.thegenealogyprofessional.com/Kerry-Scott We are changing it up for this episode of The Genealogy Professional podcast. Instead of talking with a professional genealogist about running a genealogy business, our featured guest, professional genealogist and author Kerry Scott, talks about her new book, How to Use Evernote for Genealogy.  Evernote is a well-known productivity…