About Jenny Dean Schmidt

Executive Director
Host Of ChannelMom 

Jenny is mom to Otis and Georgia and wife to Mike. Before motherhood, Jenny had an extensive career in TV news, working as an on-air reporter, producer and writer for media entities including ABC News, PBS and FNN as well as NBC, ABC, CBS and WB affiliates in major U.S. cities. She won an Emmy for her reporting on the 1996 U.S. Presidential race.

Jenny has interviewed and posed questions to two US Presidents, as well as many other politicians and celebrities. She’s covered high-profile news stories, including the OJ Simpson trial, the Columbine massacre and a number of Presidential campaigns.   

Jenny is passionate about the important role of mothers in modern America. She believes the role of moms is often overshadowed by the popular culture values promoted in the media. Jenny wants moms everywhere to understand their mothering role is priceless for our world and the future of our planet. Even more than that, the position of “mom” is priceless in the eyes of God.

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