Web media veteran Cyrus Krohn, who spent the past two years running the digital operations for the Republican National Committee, has rejoined Microsoft as the new director of online services programming at MSN.
Krohn, who was most recently the RNC’s e-Campaign Director, previously spent ten years of his career at Microsoft. He was one of the first employees at Slate magazine, eventually becoming the site’s managing editor and then publisher.
Krohn also a wealth of experience in political content and advertising arena. In the past he’s managed political operations at both Yahoo and MSN, and early in his career he was a producer for the CNN debate series Crossfire.
At Microsoft, Krohn will report directly to Scott Moore, the recently named U.S. executive producer of MSN, who is also in his second tour of duty with the company.