|Norlight Named ''Beyond the Paycheck'' Best Places to Work Award Winner by the Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee; Results of employee survey rank Norlight as one of the best places to work|
MILWAUKEE, Aug 17, 2005 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Norlight Telecommunications, Inc., a Wisconsin-based provider of integrated voice and data solutions for businesses, wholesale services, and video and satellite services, has been recognized by The Business Journal Serving Greater Milwaukee as a 2005 "Beyond the Paycheck" best places to work award-winner. Norlight is a Journal Communications company (NYSE:JRN).
Beyond the Paycheck is a yearly awards program acknowledging southeastern Wisconsin companies that provide a quality work environment, along with excellent benefits programs. Norlight was recognized for its employee development, peer recognition, management style, internal communication and more.
"We're honored to be recognized as one of the best places to work, particularly when it's based upon our own employees' feedback," said Jim Ditter, Norlight's president. "Our Guardians of Data are our greatest asset. It's our steadfast goal to provide the training, advancement opportunities, benefits and culture that will let Norlight continue to be recognized as a great place to work."
Norlight was selected based on the outcome of surveys its employees completed. To qualify as a Beyond the Paycheck winner, Norlight was required to get an employee participation rate based on its number of employees, and have a positive response rate based on survey responses and aggregate score.
Information for this year's program was compiled with The Business Journal's partner, QMR, a marketing research firm based in Wichita, Kansas.
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements related to our businesses that are based on our current expectations. Forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, trends and uncertainties, including changes in advertising demand and other economic conditions that could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations expressed in forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements should be evaluated with the understanding of their inherent uncertainty. Our written policy on forward-looking statements can be found on page 1 of Journal Communications' most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About Norlight Telecommunications
Norlight Telecommunications, Inc., a Journal Communications company, is a full-service telecommunications provider of high quality, integrated voice and data solutions. Headquartered in Brookfield, Wisconsin, Norlight's Guardians of Data have been serving their business customers for 33 years. In addition, the company has sales offices in Green Bay and Madison, Wisconsin; Chicago; Lansing, Grand Rapids and Plymouth, Michigan; Minneapolis/St. Paul; and Indianapolis. For more information, see www.norlight.com.
About Journal Communications
Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE:JRN), headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a diversified media and communications company with operations in publishing, radio and television broadcasting, telecommunications and printing services. We publish the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel and more than 90 community newspapers and shoppers in eight states. We own and operate 38 radio stations and seven television stations in 11 states and operate an additional television station under a local marketing agreement. Through our telecommunications segment, we own and operate a regional fiber optic network in the upper Midwest and provide both integrated data communications solutions and network transmission solutions for small- and medium-sized businesses. We also provide a wide range of commercial printing services and operate a direct marketing services business.
SOURCE: Norlight Telecommunications