MILWAUKEE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 4, 2012--
Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE:JRN), a diversified media company,
announced that Jason R. Graham has been named Vice President and
Corporate Controller, effective immediately. Graham will report to
President and Chief Financial Officer Andre Fernandez.
“We are pleased to welcome Jason to Journal,” said Mr. Fernandez. “Jason
will be responsible for all controllership activities at Journal and
will partner with our operating leaders to improve key financial and
operating processes throughout the company.”
Graham joins Journal from Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. (NYSE: BKD), the
largest owner and operator of senior living communities throughout the
United States, which he joined in 2006 and where he last served as Vice
President and Corporate Controller. While at Brookdale, Graham led the
financial due diligence for and accounting integration of several
portfolios of senior living communities and created the financial models
for Brookdale’s resident tenure and loyalty program in select markets.
Prior to Brookdale, Graham was a Senior Manager with KPMG LLP, Assistant
Controller with GE Healthcare, and Corporate Accounting Manager with APW
Ltd. He holds his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Marquette
University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
About Journal Communications
Journal Communications, Inc., headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, was
founded in 1882. We are a diversified media company with operations in
radio and television broadcasting, publishing and interactive media. We
own and operate or provide programming and sales services to 35 radio
stations and 14 television stations in 12 states. We publish the Milwaukee
Journal Sentinel, which serves as the only major daily newspaper for
the Milwaukee metropolitan area, and several community newspapers and
shoppers in Wisconsin. Our interactive media assets build on our strong
publishing and broadcasting brands.
Source: Journal Communications, Inc.
Journal Communications, Inc.
Andre Fernandez, 414-224-2884
and Chief Financial Officer