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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
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 *
Fernandez Andre J
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
JOURNAL COMMUNICATIONS INC [JRN]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
President and CFO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
JOURNAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC., 333 W. STATE ST.
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
03/19/2012
(Street)

MILWAUKEE, WI 53203
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 A Common Stock               2,500 D  

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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 B Common Stock (1) 03/19/2012   A(2)   16,100(2)     (1)   (1) Class A Common Stock 16,100 $ 0 247,776 D  
Performance Units (3) 03/19/2012   A(3)   16,100(3)     (3)   (3) Class B Common Stock 16,100 $ 0 16,100 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Fernandez Andre J
JOURNAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.
333 W. STATE ST.
MILWAUKEE, WI 53203
      President and CFO  

Signatures

 /s/ Russell E. Ryba, Attorney-in-Fact for Andre J. Fernandez   03/21/2012
** 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 Class B Common Stock is convertible into Class A Common Stock (subject to certain limitations specified in the Issuer's Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation) on a 1-for-1 basis at no cost.
(2) Restricted stock granted March 19, 2012 to the reporting person under the Journal Communications, Inc. 2007 Omnibus Incentive Plan. The restricted stock vests and becomes exercisable as follows: 33% on March 19, 2013, 33% on March 19, 2014 and 34% on March, 2015.
(3) Performance units granted March 19, 2012 to the reporting person under the Journal Communications, Inc. 2007 Omnibus Incentive Plan. The performance units vest in 2014 if the performance target is achieved.

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