Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE: JRN), today launched a new company
brand with three cohesive new logos representing Journal Communications
and its two major business segments, Journal Broadcast Group and Journal
As part of the new brand, the company also launched a fully redesigned
corporate website at www.journalcommunications.com.
"When we look at our company, we see quality, focus and effective teams
in our local markets - all part of a business that is moving forward,"
said Steven J. Smith, Chairman and CEO of Journal Communications.
"However, many people outside of Journal often have no idea that, in
addition to their favorite local station or publication, we have a total
of 13 television stations, 35 radio stations and a major daily newspaper
with a variety of supporting local publications, all with complementary
"As such, we believe our new brand better represents our company to
investors, employees and the public and positions us as a national media
company with diverse brands united under a common identity."
Journal's redesigned website, www.journalcommunications.com,
replaces the company's former site, as well as the former www.journalbroadcastgroup.com.
The redesigned site includes links to all of Journal's digital products
and Journal Broadcast Group live streaming sites, as well as a "What's
Trending Now" feature that highlights Journal's most recent content
across its Broadcast and Publishing websites.
"Our new website is a great showcase for what we do best: provide our
local markets with compelling content and a true focus on community,"
"As we continue to expand our offerings and find new ways to deliver our
content online, on the air and in print, we are excited about our new
brand and the future of our company," said Andre Fernandez, President
and Chief Operating Officer, Journal Communications. "We hope our
clients, employees and local markets share our excitement."
This press release contains certain forward-looking statements related
to our business that are based on 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 our most recent Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q
as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
About Journal Communications
Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE: JRN), headquartered in Milwaukee,
Wisconsin, was founded in 1882. We are a diversified media company with
operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital
media. We own and operate 13 television stations and 35 radio stations
in 11 states. We publish the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which serves as
the only major daily newspaper for the Milwaukee metropolitan area, and
several community publications in Wisconsin. Our digital media assets
build on our strong publishing and broadcasting brands.
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