First Entertainment Hires Former Starnet Exec

17 May 1999
Former Starnet Vice President of Corporate Development Grant Johnson has joined First (a licensee of Starnet) as a consultant to the company's Internet gaming division.

Johnson brings fifteen years of entrepreneurial experience, including his stint with Starnet, a leading developer of Internet software, technology and services, specializing in the areas of Internet gaming.

First has recently signed a licensing agreement with Starnet Communications for the use of its gaming software.

"I am very excited to join First in helping launch its Internet gaming operation. I hope to identify and structure strategic relationships with partners in Asia and Europe that will accelerate the market penetration for its gaming operations," Johnson said.

First is creating communities of network niche portals. The destination entertainment portal will host free e-mails, news, music, comedy and life style information surrounding a variety of activities from a specific host with links to related activities. An infrastructure of chat rooms as well as a virtual shopping mall will be included where a variety of merchandise related to each site will be featured ranging from comedy CDs to T-shirts, mugs, collectibles, as well as Broadway theater tickets and merchandise. First Entertainment is a multi-media Internet entertainment company with divisions or subsidiaries in the areas of radio broadcasting, comedy clubs, and Internet gaming, as well as other Internet related activities. For more information, visit