Heather Erickson

Heather Erickson is Head of Global Communications for Ancestry.com and has been with the company since 2009.

Personal Accounts of the Irish Famine Now Online

Posted by Heather Erickson on March 17, 2010 in Collections

AUTHORED BY: Annabel Bernhardt, PR Manager for Ancestry.co.uk. Earlier this week we published online a fantastically rich collection of Irish records entitled the Ireland, Famine Relief Commission Papers, 1845 – 1847. These 7,000 original letters were written by Irish citizens who were requesting help during the Great Famine in the mid 19th century. I was Read More

Ancestry.com Blog Gets a New Look

Posted by Heather Erickson on March 4, 2010 in News, Website

No need to adjust your computer screen – you’re at the right place. As you may have noticed, we have updated the appearance of the blog to give it a little facelift based on feedback we received from the blog survey we conducted this past January. The appearance updates are minor, but we hope they Read More

New Ancestry.com iPhone Application Gives Access to Your Tree on the Go

Posted by Heather Erickson on January 19, 2010 in News, Site Features, Website

You asked for an iPhone® application that gives you access to your Ancestry.com tree, and we heard you loud and clear.  I’m excited to announce that we have launched the Ancestry.com Tree To Go iPhone app. Whether you’re scouring the research library or getting together to share family stories with relatives, you’ll never miss a Read More

Take the Ancestry.com Blog Survey

Posted by Heather Erickson on January 4, 2010 in Site Features

In 2007, we introduced the Ancestry.com Blog as a place to keep you connected with what’s going on at Ancestry.com. It’s become a place to learn about new additions – our products, content, features and other services – as we develop them, and hear from the people who create and develop these products and features Read More