Author Archives: Bill Schmitt

About Bill Schmitt

OnWord.net is the home for Bill Schmitt's blog and biographical information. This blog, initiated during Bill's nearly 14 years as a communications professional at Notre Dame, expresses Bill's opinions alone. Go to "About Bill Schmitt" and "I Link, Therefore I Am" to see samples of multimedia content I'm producing now and have produced during my journalism career and my marketing communications career. Like me at facebook.com/wgschmitt, follow me on Twitter @wschmitt, and meet "bill schmitt" on LinkedIn.

Happy World Communications Day!

  Of course, the most important fact about this day is that it is Mother’s Day. Happy Mother’s Day to all moms, including my own mom in heaven and my wonderful wife Eileen, who is the world’s best mom to … Continue reading

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Mary Schmitt’s Award for Community Spirit

Mary Schmitt, our daughter who is studying business at The Catholic University of America, received an award at CUA’s 2018 Cardinal Leadership Celebration dinner on April 18. What a great time I had applauding her accomplishment and meeting many of … Continue reading

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Moms, a Mission & an Alabama Anchor

Thanks to Devon Walsh, award-winning anchor for WKRG TV in Mobile, Alabama. I appreciated your receptivity to the story of hope that my colleagues and I with the Good Counsel network of maternity homes figured you would want to tell! … Continue reading

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You’ve Got to Hear–and Savor–This Song

You’ve got to hear this great new Christian worship song … an anthem of trust in God ‘s abundant mercy, making its national TV debut on the vigil of Divine Mercy Sunday. (Huckabee might not have known that detail.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abZxjgz89Hk ….

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Thanks, Ken Hallenius & Facebook Live

     Thank you, Ken Hallenius, for mentioning me in your Facebook Live video this evening! Friends, please visit wgschmitt on Facebook to see this latest broadcast by Ken, a great gentleman, scholar and source of abundant insights you can … Continue reading

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Oh My Podcast! We’re E-vangelizing!

  Today brings the debut of a podcast whose development has been a highlight of my communications career. Please check out the first episode in the initial nine-part series, titled “Got Joy?” Before you do that, let me thank my … Continue reading

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Proposing a Toast to Toastmasters

Give some thought to joining your local Toastmasters International club. Toastmasters is one of those great organizations where professional development, personal enrichment, fellowship and fun intersect. Its 16,400 clubs in 141 countries stand as reminders of the importance of good … Continue reading

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