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The Pedigree Authority is recruiting expert genealogists to write articles that guide and inspire both new and experienced family historians along their ancestry journey. These pedigree authors write articles for the findmypast.com blog, helping heritage hunters all across North America make discoveries.

Pedigree authors featured on the findmypast.com blog will be compensated for each published post. Articles will cover various topics such as guides to using each record type, locating offline sources, breaking through "brick walls," genealogical community updates, developments in family history technologies, and highlights on genealogical societies.


  • Pedigree Authors will be featured as part of the Pedigree Authority on findmypast.com blog, including having a bio on the Experts Page and the right to brandish the Pedigree Authority badge.
  • The program provides a platform to share professional research, promote your blog, genealogical society, and of course, yourself.
  • Pedigree Authors will be compensated for each written post.


  • Applicants should be passionate and well versed with various family history/genealogical subjects
  • All applicants must submit a resume, list of past articles and publications, and two relevant writing samples.

Please email submissions to ttangalin@brightsolid.com with "Blog Submission" in the subject of the email. We appreciate every submission, and review each applicant thoroughly. Due to the high volume of submissions, responses may be delayed a few weeks.