XNYS:WPO Insider Activity 4 Filing - 5/1/2012

Effective Date 5/1/2012

FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
GRAHAM DONALD
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
WASHINGTON POST CO [WPO]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
__X__ Director __X__ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
CEO and COB
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O THE WASHINGTON POST CO, 1150 15TH STREET, N.W.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/01/2012
(Street)

WASHINGTON, DC 20071
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class B Common Stock 05/01/2012   J(3)   5,077 D (6) 3,894 I Revocable Trust
Class B Common Stock               600 D  
Class B Common Stock               15,442 I Trusts for Siblings(1)
Class B Common Stock               5,400 I Trusts for Children(1)
Class B Common Stock               5,964 I Trusts for Children of Siblings(1)
Class B Common Stock               5,000 I Trust for Third Party(1)
Class B Common Stock 05/01/2012   J(3)   4,923 D (6) 0 I Beneficiary of Trusts

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Class A Common Stock (2) 05/01/2012   J(4)   5,077     (2)   (2) Class B Common Stock (2) (6) 344,974 D  
Class A Common Stock (2)               (2)   (2) Class B Common Stock (2)   5,400 I Trusts for Children(1)
Class A Common Stock (2)               (2)   (2) Class B Common Stock (2)   435,638 I Trusts for Siblings(1)
Class A Common Stock (2) 05/01/2012   J(5)   4,923     (2)   (2) Class B Common Stock (2) (6) 388,225 I Beneficiary of Trusts
Class A Common Stock (2)               (2)   (2) Class B Common Stock (2)   5,400 I Trusts for Children of Siblings(1)

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
GRAHAM DONALD
C/O THE WASHINGTON POST CO
1150 15TH STREET, N.W.
WASHINGTON, DC 20071
  X   X   CEO and COB  

Signatures

 /s/ Veronica Dillon for Donald E. Graham   05/03/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) The reporting person is a trustee of the trust that owns the reported securities, but he is not a beneficiary of such trust. The reporting person disclaims beneficial ownership of the reported securities.
(2) Shares of Class A Common Stock are convertible into shares of Class B Common Stock at any time on a one-for-one basis and have no expiration date.
(3) Exchange of Class B shares held indirectly by the reporting person for the equivalent number of Class A shares.
(4) Exchange of Class A shares held directly by the reporting person for the equivalent number of Class B shares.
(5) Exchange of Class A shares held indirectly by the reporting person for the equivalent number of Class B shares.
(6) N/A

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