ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

7 Podcasts for Genealogists

Updated on October 22, 2020

1 - Genealogy Gold Podcast

This is a weekly podcast hosted by Will Moneymaker on Ancestral Findings. With almost 200 episodes in the catalog, you can find topics such as “What Stories Are Your Ancestors’ Headstones Telling You?” (episode 179) and “The Cousin Connection: Explaining the Various Levels of Cousins” (episode 49). These podcasts are about 7 minutes long with new episodes posted every Tuesday. You can also find episodes on iTunes and YouTube.

2 - Genealogy Gems

Lisa Louise Cooke hosts this monthly podcast on These episodes are approximately 40-45 minutes long and showcases interviews with listeners, authors and genealogy professionals. Episodes can be found on, iTunes, YouTube and Amazon Alexa.

3 - The Genealogy Professional

Hosted by genealogist Marian Pierre-Louis at These 30-60 minute podcasts are geared for professional genealogists and transitioning genealogists. If you have a goal of becoming a professional in the genealogy field, this podcast is for you.

4 - Extreme Genes

Former morning radio host, Scott Fisher hosts this weekly genealogy podcast on His career in broadcasting and his love of genealogy are combined in these 50 minute episodes. Every week he brings you news and topics from the genealogy world along with tech segments from David Allen Lambert of the New England Historic Genealogical Society. Extreme Genes can be found on and Tune In.

5 - The Genealogy Guys Podcast

Possibly the longest running genealogy podcast, George G. Morgan and Drew Smith have been hosting episodes every week since 2005. Each hour long podcast brings you genealogy news, tips, books and everything that matters to a genealogy researcher. George and Drew also brings you information about various genealogy conferences. These episodes are geared for beginners and professionals alike. Podcasts can be found on their website and on Tune In

6 - Genealogy Happy Hour

This bi-monthly podcast runs 30 minutes an episode and is hosted by Amy Crabill Lay and Penny Burke Bonawitz at This informative podcast is geared for beginning genealogists who are learning the trade. Topics include “Newspaper Research” (episode 26), “Writing Your Genealogical Research” (episode 19) and “Locating and Using Military Pension Records” (episode 10).

7 - Family Tree Magazine Podcast

Lisa Louise Cooke, (yes, the host of Genealogy Gems) hosts this podcast from Family Tree Magazine. This monthly podcast can be found at and features content from that month’s issue of Family Tree Magazine. The episodes are very informative but it may entice you to get yourself a magazine subscription which may not be a bad thing.

© 2018 Scott Roberts


This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

Show Details
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)