Media Appearances

Who Do You Think You Are? on TLC Season 8, Episode 5.

I worked with actress Jessica Biel to uncover the truth about some family stories that had been passed down through the years.

Ved Du Hvem Du Er on the Danish Broadcast Corporation (DR)
Who Do You Think You Are?

In an episode to air fall/winter 2013, I assisted Danish celebrity Suzanne Bjerrehuus in learning the story of her great-grandparents' immigration to the United States.

Chicago Tonight on WTTW
A Boom in Genealogy

An April 12, 2012 interview with Phil Ponce regarding the release of the 1940 U.S. Federal Census, the popularity of genealogy and some interesting finds about the Ponce residence.

Ved Du Hvem Du Er on the Danish Broadcast Corporation (DR)
Who Do You Think You Are?

In the episode which aired February 29th, 2012, I helped noted Danish author and humanitarian, Hanne-Vibeke Holst, learn about part of her family. Hjalmar Bertelsen was born 1897 in Hallund, Denmark and immigrated to Chicago in 1928. You can search, keyword "Bertelsen" to learn more and to see where Hajlmer lived.

Hanne-Vibeke was delighted to find a family connection to another journalist and writer.

Although the whole episode is no longer online, you can still view the trailer.

Everywhere West: Daily Life Along the CB&Q Railroad

In the 1940s, the Chicago, Burlington, and Quincy railroad began giving its company archives to the Newberry Library. Hidden in these archives were thousands of negatives created for a book project to celebrate the company's centenary in the 1950s.

Watch this Newberry Minute or listen to an interview on WBEZ's Eight Forty-Eight

The Way We Worked - Genealogy and Labor
Three genealogists joined host Thomas MacEntee on the Labor Day episode of GeneaBloggers Radio on September 2, 2011.