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Journal Communications, Inc. operates as a media company in the United States. Its Broadcasting segment operates 13 television stations and 35 radio stations in 11 states. This segment’s television and radio stations provide targeted and relevant local programming to serve listeners, viewers, and advertisers. The company’s Publishing segment publishes Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which serves as the daily newspaper for the Milwaukee metropolitan area; and various community publications primarily in southeastern Wisconsin. It also operates various Websites, including and, and the MyCommunityNOW family of 26 community Websites that provide editorial and advertising content. In addition, this segment publishes a business-to-business publication, which appeals to advertisers and readers in the agricultural market; and provides commercial printing services, including cold-Web printing, sheet-fed printing, electronic prepress, mailing, bindery, and inserting for other weekly and monthly publications. Journal Communications, Inc. was founded in 1882 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

1,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/10/14
Founded in 1882

journal communications inc-a (JRN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: $752.0K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $468.3K
Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Off...
Total Annual Compensation: $442.4K
Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $387.3K
Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $386.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

journal communications inc-a (JRN) Key Developments

Journal Communications Appoints Marty Ozolins as Vice President and Corporate Controller, Effective July 8, 2014

Journal Communications announced that Marty Ozolins has been named Vice President and Corporate Controller, effective July 8, 2014. Ozolins will report to Jason Graham, Senior Vice President of Finance and Chief Financial Officer. Ozolins joined Journal in 1997 as a staff auditor, and after being promoted to roles of increasing responsibility, became Director of Internal Audit in 2002. In 2009, he was promoted to Controller of Journal's Publishing division. He added responsibility as Assistant Controller for Journal Communications in 2011. Prior to joining Journal, Ozolins held roles with the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau.

Journal Communications Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014; Provides Revenue Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2014

Journal Communications reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net earnings of $12.2 million or $0.24 net earnings per share basic and diluted on total revenue of $96.6 million compared to net earnings of $3.8 million or $0.08 net earnings per share basic and diluted on total revenue of $93.2 million for the corresponding period last year. Earnings from continuing operations were $6.2 million or $0.12 basic and diluted per share against earnings from continuing operations of $3.7 million or $0.08 basic and diluted per share of prior year period. Operating earnings were $11.97 million against $8.3 million of prior year period. Included in operating earnings for 2013 were $0.8 million in broadcast acquisition-related expenses and $0.2 million in non-cash building impairment charges. Excluding these special items, operating earnings increased 28.0%. EBITDA was $17.5 million against $14 million of prior year period. Adjusted EBITDA was $17.6 million against $15.1 million of prior year period. Cash from operating activities was $21.9 million compared to $8.3 million due to higher accrued taxes and an increase in net earnings. First quarter capital expenditures were $1.1 million compared to $2.5 million. In the second quarter of 2014, excluding political advertising revenue, the company expects total television revenue to be up in the low to mid-teens as compared to the second quarter of 2013. In radio, excluding political revenue, the company expects revenue increases in the low-single digits as compared to the second quarter of 2013. In publishing, the company anticipates revenue to be comparable to the second quarter of 2013.

Journal Communications Inc. to Report Q1, 2014 Results on Apr 29, 2014

Journal Communications Inc. announced that they will report Q1, 2014 results at 9:00 AM, Eastern Standard Time on Apr 29, 2014


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