I received the following press release from APG last week. Congratulations to Anastasia and Laura!
The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) has named Anastasia Sutherland Tyler copy editor and Laura G. Prescott reviews editor of its quarterly journal that serves more than 1,700 members worldwide.
Tyler, of Tigard, Oregon, will edit copy and help develop a style manual for the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ). She isÂ editor of Ancestry Monthly, an e-mail newsletter, produced by The Generations Network, Inc. (formerly MyFamily.com, Inc.) of Provo, Utah, for more than 400,000 subscribers. She is also currently associate editor/writer of The Generation Networkâ€™s Ancestry magazine and serves as an editorial services writer/editor in the company. Tyler taught a computer and print publishing course at Brigham Young University (BYU) and was managing editor of the universityâ€™s BYU Studies journal for academic professionals. At BYU, she received a B.A. degree in English with an emphasis on editing.
Prescott, of Brookline, New Hampshire, will be responsible for reviews of new publications and products that assist and inform members in the profession. She is a professional researcher, genealogy project manager for the Nickerson Family Association, and a freelance writer and speaker. She was marketing division director of Heritage Books, Inc., Westminster, Maryland, and marketing director and genealogy outreach project manager to libraries for the New England Historic Genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts.
A key membership benefit, APGQ, under the direction of managing editor Matthew Wright, provides news about the organization and chapters as well as articles that help professionals grow and become more successful. Started in 1979, APG (http://www.apgen.org) is the worldâ€™s leading professional organization of family history and related professionals.