Wednesday, December 23, 2015

APG Welcomes eNews Editor, Melanie Frick, MLS

WHEAT RIDGE, Colo., 22 December 2015 — The Association of Professional Genealogists (APG®) ( has named Melanie Frick, MLS, as the new editor of APG's monthly newsletter. Frick, a professional genealogist, brings experience in library, as well as genealogical editing, writing, and blogging to APG's monthly electronic newsletter.

Frick is a board member, content coordinator, and the e-newsletter and blog editor for the NextGen Genealogy Network, a non-profit organization that fosters family history interest in the next generation. She also serves as a proofreader for NGS Magazine, a monthly publication from the National Genealogical Society.

Frick received a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University in 2013 and a Masters in Library Science and Information Science from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

APG eNews Subscription Information

APG eNews launched in 2012 and is produced monthly. The most recent three issues are posted in the Publications areas of the APG website. Members have access to all past issues in the Members Only section of website. Members who subscribe to the email list will receive a notice and link each month.

About the Association of Professional Genealogists

The Association of Professional Genealogists (, established in 1979, represents more than 2,700 genealogists, librarians, writers, editors, historians, instructors, booksellers, publishers, and others involved in genealogy-related businesses. APG encourages genealogical excellence, ethical practice, mentoring and education. The organization also supports the preservation and accessibility of records useful to the fields of genealogy and history. Its members represent all fifty states, Canada, and thirty other countries. APG is active on LinkedIn, Twitter (, and Facebook (