As the editor-in-chief of BustedHalo from 2004-2010 he presided over a seven-fold increase in traffic while winning multiple awards and having the publication’s content picked up/featured in numerous venues, including New York Times, Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, USA Today and The Houston Chronicle.
He is co-author of The Freshman Survival Guide, which was published by Hachette Book Group in April 2011 and is now in its 12th printing with 50,000 copies sold. The book was featured on The Late Show with David Letterman.
Bill is a culture columnist for America magazine and the owner of CathNewsUSA.com—an aggregator of Catholic media content with 7,000 subscribers to its daily email newsletter. A graduate of Georgetown University, Bill’s commentary on the intersection of religion and culture has also appeared in the New York Times, Washington Post, BBC, NPR, Commonweal, America, The Tablet (London), Factual (Spain), Time Out New York, and Book magazine.
As a musician, Bill is a singer/songwriter who has numerous albums to his credit. He has toured throughout the United States as a solo artist and with his former band Valentine Smith. His music has been featured on network television and films and has been critically acclaimed by the New York Times, Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, Billboard and Performing Songwriter.
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