McCanners of MPLS | John Schmit

Welcome to McCanners of MPLS, a short feature on the great people that help make up our agency. 


How long have you been at McCann and what do you do here? Two good questions… 3.5 years, Webmaster

What was the last picture you took on your phone? Any empty nasal spray bottle (as a reminder to buy more). This one didn’t make it to Instagram

What advice would you tell your high school self? Don’t rest your chin on your fist for your senior year photo. It’s forever…

Name a character trait you inherited from your parents: To gather (borderline hoard) and simultaneously purge material goods. It’s a constant struggle.

What do you consider your greatest achievement? 8th grade badminton champion. I beat the school star athlete and he was soooooooooo mad. I think it scarred him for life.

What is your motto? Keep on truckin’

Your worst habit? Staying up too late. But my latest late isn’t very late.

If you could be any age for a week, what age would you be and why? Forever 21 (for a week)

What would your DJ name be? Apparently it’s “DJ Party Zone” (

Favorite scary movie? Blair Witch Project

Who would play you in a movie of your life? Steve Buscemi