About Our Founder

Jenny Dean Schmidt is a wife, mother and has been host of The Channelmom Show for more than 2 years.

Jenny had an extensive career in television news, where she worked as an on-air reporter, producer and writer. She has worked for ABC News, FNN, The MacNeil/Lehrer Newshour as well as NBC, ABC, CBS and WB affiliates in major U.S. cities.

Hewlett-PackardJenny also served as a stay-at-home mom for many years.

Jenny has interviewed two 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 has also been a guest on TV and radio shows, as well as featured in a number of news articles.  Jenny was awarded an Emmy for her reporting on the 1996 race for President.

Jenny is passionate about the important role of mothers in modern America.  She believes the role of moms is often overshadowed by the spotlight we place on celebrities and the celebrity lifestyle.  She wants moms everywhere to understand they are celebrities to their Creator.

[In case you're wondering...

Yes, Jenny loves Jesus.

But, she most certainly loves people who don't love Jesus.

So, she tries to honor God through Channelmom,

but she welcomes EVERYONE

to the conversation --- believers & non-believers.]