A Series of Firsts

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.”
— -Ralph Waldo Emerson

First effort to support Libertarian presidential candidate as member of Steering Committee for Republicans for Gary Johnson

First member of my family to give a commencement speech.

Exited first start-up, Crowdverb, sold to WPP in 2012.

Sold first online ads for 2000 US presidential election campaign to John McCain, Bill Bradley

First to join a group of Republicans urging the US Supreme Court to overturn a ban on same-sex marriage.

First online magazine to win a national magazine award

First jointly produced radio & web show with NPR, Day to Day.

First publisher to reach profitability at Slate

First to cover CNN’s Tailwind story was false ultimately leading to a retraction from the cable news network.

First print product ever distributed in Starbucks in 1995, Slate.

First online questions and video mash-up of 2008 US presidential election campaign with Gov. Mitt Romney

First ever crowdsourced online national political party platform for Republican National Committee in 2008.

First ever production of streaming live from NYC New Year’s Eve Times Square in 2005.

First original travel adventure series on Yahoo! See Richard Bangs Adventures.

First of four Krohn sons to have a daughter!

Cyrus Krohn