Journal Communications announced today that Trina Jashinsky will join the company as Vice President of Human Resources.

As an integral part of Journal's senior leadership team, Jashinsky will be responsible for guiding and managing the overall provision of HR services, policies and programs for Journal Communications. Following the close of the proposed transaction between Journal Communications and The E.W. Scripps Company, she will oversee these areas for the new Journal Media Group.

Her responsibilities will include recruiting and staffing, performance management, organizational development, employment and compliance to regulatory concerns, employee development and training, policy development and documentation, compensation and benefits administration, Human Resources Information Systems (HRIS), and employee relations.

Jashinsky joins Journal from Fiserv, where she served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources for the Credit Union Solutions and Open Solutions divisions. Prior to her tenure at Fiserv, she spent seven years with Johnson Controls as Vice President, Corporate Human Resources Global, and Director, Global Human Resources Programs and Human Resources Information Management.

She also worked for 12 years as the Vice President - Human Resources of Norlight Telecommunications, then a subsidiary of Journal Communications based in Brookfield, Wis.

"We are thrilled to have Trina back with the company," said Andre Fernandez, President and Chief Operating Officer of Journal Communications. "We wish her success with our organization and as she helps build the new Journal Media Group."

Jashinsky holds a BA in Public Administration/Personnel Management from the University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire, Wisconsin and an Masters of Industrial and Labor Relations from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee.

She will begin with Journal on February 16.

About Journal Communications

Journal Communications, Inc. (NYSE: JRN), headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is a diversified media company with operations in television and radio broadcasting, publishing and digital media. Journal owns and operates or provides services to 14 television stations and 34 radio stations in 11 states. In addition, Journal publishes the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, which serves as the only major daily newspaper for the metro-Milwaukee area, and several community newspapers in Wisconsin. Growing digital media assets build on Journal's strong publishing and broadcasting brands. Learn more at

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