Jason Reeve

As the 'Head of Content & Community' for Ancestry.com in Australia and New Zealand, Jason is a passionate advocate for discovering, sharing, and preserving the history of land, people and families.

Discovering the Missing Pieces of Ellen’s Story: From Foster Child to Beloved Matriarch

Posted by Jason Reeve on February 27, 2023 in Ancestry AU&NZ Community, AncestryDNA, Member Stories

Vale Ellen aka. ‘The Queen’ – Aged 106  In my role as Head of Content & Community, I often have the privilege of hearing powerful, emotional stories from our family history community. Ancestry can help to unlock some incredible discoveries and although there’s no limit to the stories that could be shared, occasionally there is Read More

SideView™ Now Groups Your AncestryDNAⓇ Matches By Parent

Posted by Jason Reeve on October 6, 2022 in AncestryDNA, Site Features

SideView™ Now Groups Your AncestryDNAⓇ Matches By Parent Making It Easier To Determine How You Relate To Your Matches    Ancestry®, the global leader in family history and consumer genomics, unveiled SideView™ technology this year–a first-of-its-kind scientific innovation that gives AncestryDNA® customers new insights into which side of the family they inherited their genetics from. Read More

Ancestry Community Update – September 2022

Posted by Jason Reeve on September 5, 2022 in Ancestry AU&NZ Community

Welcome! Welcome back to the ongoing quarterly ‘Ancestry Community Update’ blog post for Australia and New Zealand. For anyone I am yet to meet, my name is Jason Reeve and I’m the Head of Content & Community for Ancestry in Australia and New Zealand. You’ll likely end up meeting me at a family history expo Read More

Ancestry AU & NZ Re-launches the Monthly Newsletter

Posted by Jason Reeve on September 2, 2022 in Ancestry AU&NZ Community, Australia, General Announcement, New records, New Zealand, Tips and Hints

The Ancestry AU & NZ Newsletter is live! We’re excited to share that the first edition of the revived, revamped and reinstated Ancestry Monthly Update newsletter has officially gone out yesterday. Did you receive it? It’s our way to keep you – some of our most dedicated and experienced customers – up to speed on Read More

AncestryDNA® Expands into 54 New Markets Globally

Posted by Jason Reeve on August 25, 2022 in AncestryDNA

AncestryDNA® has expanded into 54 new markets AncestryDNA is now available to consumers in 89 countries and territories on five continents. This expansion more than doubles the number of markets where people can access AncestryDNA, enabling millions more people to find and connect with family. Ancestry’s simple, step-by-step DNA test reveals an individual’s unique ethnic Read More

Ancestry Community Update – July 2022

Posted by Jason Reeve on July 6, 2022 in Ancestry AU&NZ Community

Welcome! Welcome to the new quarterly Ancestry Community Update blog post for Australia and New Zealand. My name is Jason Reeve, and I’m the Head of Content & Community for Ancestry in Australia and New Zealand. Many of you reading this first blog post may already know me from meeting at a family history expo Read More

AncestryClassroom™ is Live!

Posted by Jason Reeve on July 6, 2022 in Ancestry AU&NZ Community, AncestryClassroom™

Ancestry provides access to AncestryClassroom™  for teachers and educators in Australia and New Zealand  At Ancestry®, we aim to mobilize our global Ancestry family and products to build more connected and resilient communities by empowering the next generation of history makers.  For nearly a decade, AncestryClassroom™ has helped students learn more about themselves, navigate the Read More