SOURCE: Journal Register Company

November 13, 2007 14:32 ET

Journal Register Company Appoints Laurel Lane New Corporate Director of Online Sales

YARDLEY, PA--(Marketwire - November 13, 2007) - Journal Register Company (NYSE: JRC) today announced the appointment of Laurel Lane, former Director of Classified, Recruitment and Private Party at Lee Enterprises, Inc. to the post of Corporate Director of Interactive Sales, effective immediately. She reports to Daryl M. Hively, Vice President, Interactive Media.

In her previous position, Ms. Lane's primary responsibilities included driving revenue in print and online, and leading Lee's successful Yahoo! HotJobs implementation. Ms. Lane also was involved with strategic planning, sales training, staffing and providing industry and market analysis.

"We are very pleased to have Laurel join our team at this critical stage in the evolution of our industry," said Mr. Hively. "Her in-depth understanding of building strong integrated teams, online product knowledge and successful sales tactics will pay big dividends for Journal Register Company as we continue to grow our online business."

Ms. Lane will be responsible for all online revenue and sales staff development. She will also supervise a group of regional sales managers in each of the Company's six clusters: Greater Philadelphia, Michigan, Greater Cleveland, Connecticut, Capital-Saratoga and New York Mid-Hudson.

About Journal Register Company

Journal Register Company is a leading U.S. media company. Journal Register Company owns 22 daily newspapers and 346 non-daily publications. Journal Register Company currently operates 227 individual Web sites that are affiliated with the Company's daily newspapers, non-daily publications and its network of employment Web sites. These Web sites can be accessed at www.JournalRegister.com. All of the Company's operations are strategically clustered in six geographic areas: Greater Philadelphia; Michigan; Connecticut; Greater Cleveland; and the Capital-Saratoga and Mid-Hudson regions of New York. The Company owns JobsInTheUS, a network of 19 premier employment Web sites.

Contact Information

  • For more information:

    Journal Register Company
    Judy Brenna
    Director of Investor Relations
    Tel: (215) 504-4200

    790 Township Line Road
    Yardley, PA 19067
    Fax: (215) 504-4201