Friday, March 23, 2012

FGS Radio: Ask an Editor: Publication Challenges to 21st Century Societies


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Saturday, March 24, 2012
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Join us for the next episode of FGS Radio - My Society, an Internet radio show on Blog talk Radio presented by the Federation of Genealogical Societies.

This week’s episode hosted by Randy Whited is entitled Ask an Editor: Publication Challenges to 21st Century Societies. Our first guest will be Matt Wright, Editor of the FGS FORUM. Matt and Randy will discuss challenges and successes for society publications. Our next guest will be Paula Stuart-Warren, FGS Board member, as we start our series featuring speakers for the upcoming FGS 2012 Annual Conference in Birmingham. In addition, we’ll be featuring FGS member society, Northern Arizona Genealogical Society, in our weekly Society Spotlight feature.

Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

Guest: Matt Wright

Matthew Wright graduated cum laude with a B. A. degree in journalism from Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. His interest in family history research began when, as a teenager, he was hired by his father to help pay off the family house by researching the builder’s ancestors. For the past 15 years he has worked in magazine and book publishing with an emphasis on sports, business, and family history. He spent eight years at Ancestry.com in the publishing department, and currently works at FamilySearch as senior editor and content specialist. He has been the editor the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly since 2002, and succeeded the legendary Sandra Luebking as editor of the FGS FORUM in 2011.

Guest: Paula Stuart-Warren

Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, is a Certified Genealogist working full-time in genealogical and historical research, lecturing, consulting, and writing. Her expertise is widely known and respected. Her lectures are informative, educational, and lively. Each lecture is accompanied by an extensive handout with both online and offline resources. Paula has researched at the National Archives, Family History Library, Minnesota Historical Society, Wisconsin Historical Society, and many other repositories across the U.S. Since 1997 she has been a Course Coordinator for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy, lectured at National Genealogical Society and Federation of Genealogical Societies conferences since 1993, and in 29 states and Canada for many types of groups.

A former officer of the Association of Professional Genealogists and former board member of the Minnesota Genealogical Society, she is a member and volunteer in historical and genealogical organizations. Currently she is President of the Northland Chapter of the Association of Professional Genealogists, a member of the Board of Directors of the Federation of Genealogical Societies, and co-chair of the 2011 FGS Conference being held in Springfield, Illinois.

She has written for Ancestry Magazine, FGS Forum, NGS Magazine, New England Ancestors, Minnesota Genealogist, and is editor of FGS Conference News Blog and Paula’s Genealogical Eclectica. Her articles and lectures focus on unusual resources, manuscripts, methodology, analyzing records, Midwest, and Native Americans. She is descended from eight ancestral countries and has connections to many U.S. states and Canadian provinces.

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Society Spotlight

This week's Society Spotlight features the Northern Arizona Genealogical Society.

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Tune in to FGS Radio – My Society each week to learn more about genealogy societies and join in a discussion of the issues impacting the genealogical community.

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