Mayor Jim Schmitt to Appear on “Conversations from St. Norbert College” Television Show

Beginning Friday, July 5

From St. Norbert College, June 24, 2013
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, 902-403-3089

Jim Schmitt, mayor of Green Bay, will be the guest on the July "Conversations from St. Norbert College" television show hosted by St. Norbert College associate academic dean and professor of economics Kevin Quinn. They will discuss Schmitt's life as mayor and the challenges that lie ahead.

Mayor Jim Schmitt is a 1980 graduate of St. Norbert College. Under his leadership, Schmitt has brought substantial new development and investment to Green Bay since becoming Mayor in 2003.

Mayor Schmitt has put a great deal of effort in connecting neighborhoods with city hall by helping develop over 30 neighborhood associations. It was also his brainchild to purchase the Zippin Pippin roller coaster, which has been a huge hit for the city of Green Bay and Bay Beach Amusement Park.

New "Conversations" shows appear the first Friday of each month. The series airs on TWCT Time Warner Cable Television Channel 4 in Green Bay, Howard/Suamico and Seymour; Channel 4 in the Fox Cities; Channel 2 in Neenah/Menasha; and on NET cable Channel 46 in Pulaski.

The show also airs on St. Norbert College Channel 5 in De Pere, Ashwaubenon and Bellevue on Sundays at 9:30 a.m., Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.

The show can also be seen on Wisconsin on Demand (WIoD), Time Warner Cable's local video-on-demand channel (411). It is available free to Time Warner Cable's digital customers in 70 communities in northeast Wisconsin.

"Conversations from St. Norbert College" also airs in Algoma, Clintonville, Columbus, Delavan, Elkhorn, Fitchburg and surrounding areas, Hortonville, Jefferson County, Lake Mills, Marshfield, Milwaukee, New London, Oconomowoc, Sevastopol, Sturgeon Bay, Waukesha, Waupaca, Whitewater, Wisconsin Rapids, the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and Temple University Television, TUTV, Philadelphia, Pa.

PEG (Public, Education and Government) community television stations can download "Conversations from St. Norbert College" for their own stations by going to the PEGMedia website.

For more information or to watch the program online, visit the website, http://www.snc.edu/communications/conversations.