TGP 51 – Jennifer Campbell, Personal Historian Services
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TGP 51 – Jennifer Campbell, Personal Historian Services

Featured Guest Jennifer Campbell Jennifer Campbell founded Heritage Memoirs in 2003 following 25 years as a writer and editor. During her career, she interviewed and wrote profiles of hundreds of people, but did not get any of her own family’s stories before her father died and her mother developed dementia. Recognizing the great and final…

One Tip for Starting Your Genealogy Business

One Tip for Starting Your Genealogy Business

I received an email from Anna with the following question “Hello, I have been doing research over 20 years, what are some tips would you suggest to start my business? “ I’ve been thinking about this very question recently! I feel strongly that this is the answer for anyone thinking about becoming a genealogy professional…

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…

AncestryProGenealogists Offers Scholarship Program

AncestryProGenealogists is offering a contest to award a scholarship to the genealogy institute of your choice! What a great opportunity to advance your genealogy education! There will be four prizes awarded – one scholarship to each of the major genealogy institutes in the United States: Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed), Washington, D.C., July 10-14,…

Call for APG 2017 PMC Presentations

Call for Presentations Deadline 23 December 2016 The Association of Professional Genealogists will hold the 19th annual APG Professional Management Conference on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 29 September – 1 October 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Washington, D.C. – Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS APG is now accepting proposals for the…

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APG PMC 2016 Recordings Now Available

If you weren’t able to attend the APG Professional Management Conference (PMC), you have a second chance to enjoy the classes! *** Please note: the recordings are only available to APG members. If you wish to purchase them you will have to become a member. *** Thirteen sessions were recorded and are available along with…

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…

Ontario Genealogical Society accepting speaking proposals

The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) is now accepting proposals from speakers for their monthly webinar series in 2017. They  are looking for a wide range of one-hour webinar presentations. TOPICS OF INTEREST OGS  invites proposals on a wide range of topics, in particular: Ontario-specific topics (laws, records, land, history, etc.) Ethnic research (Scottish, Irish, English,…

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…