Who We Are

Column Five is a content marketing agency and the oldest of three brands in our larger ecosystem, which includes Visual News (a publication that curates the Internet’s best visualizations) and Visage (a design tool we built to empower non-designers to create beautiful and original visual content).

Column Five California and New York

Best
Story
Wins

Vision

A world where everyone can live healthy and fulfilled lives.

Mission

We do good work with good people. Through trusting partnerships, we build and distribute powerful visual content that educates, engages, and inspires.

Our Five Columns

1 Do Good Work
2 Value Our Partners
3 Be Good to Each Other
4 Be Humble
5 Experiment Often

Our People

In 2008, Ross Crooks, Jason Lankow and Josh Ritchie founded Column Five in a now-defunct coffee shop in Costa Mesa, California. Today, our two-office team consists of about 50 intelligent, diverse and creative individuals who come together each day to produce beautiful and results-driven creative work.

View The Whole Team >