TGP 56: Elissa Scalise Powell – Genealogy Educator
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TGP 56: Elissa Scalise Powell – Genealogy Educator

Featured Guest Elissa Scalise Powell Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, a western Pennsylvania researcher for over 30 years, is the co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP), and Genealogy as a Profession course coordinator at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR). She was an instructor and module creator for Boston University’s…

TGP 53: Melissa Barker – The Archive Lady
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TGP 53: Melissa Barker – The Archive Lady

Featured Guest Melissa Barker Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager and Public Historian currently working at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She lectures, teaches and writes about the genealogy research process, researching in archives and records preservation. She conducts virtual webinar presentations across the United States for genealogical and historical societies. She writes a…

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 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 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…