SOURCE: Journal Register Company

May 02, 2008 14:16 ET

Journal Register Company Holds Annual Meeting of Shareholders

YARDLEY, PA--(Marketwire - May 2, 2008) - Journal Register Company (PINKSHEETS: JRCO) today held its annual meeting of shareholders, during which Laurna Godwin-Hutchinson and Joseph A. Lawrence were elected to serve on Journal Register Company's Board of Directors for a three-year term. Shareholders also ratified the appointment of Grant Thornton LLP as the independent registered public accounting firm for the Company for fiscal year 2008.

Laurna Godwin-Hutchinson has been a director of the Company since May 2005 and is currently on the Compensation Committee and the Corporate Governance Committee. Ms. Godwin-Hutchinson is the President of Vector Communications Corporation, a public engagement and communications consulting firm in St. Louis, Missouri.

Joseph A. Lawrence has been a director of the Company since August 1997 and currently serves on the Audit Committee and is Chairman of the Compensation Committee. Mr. Lawrence is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Qwest Communications International Inc.

About Journal Register Company

Journal Register Company is a leading U.S. media company. Journal Register Company owns 22 daily newspapers and 302 non-daily publications. Journal Register Company currently operates 225 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 20 premier employment Web sites.

Contact Information

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    Journal Register Company
    Investor Relations
    Tel: (215) 504-4200

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