Graham will report to Steven J. Smith, Chairman and CEO of Journal Communications.
Graham has served as Journal Communications’ Vice President/Controller since June 2012. He was formerly Vice President and Corporate Controller at Brookdale Senior Living, Inc., the largest owner and operator of senior living communities in the U.S.
In addition to overseeing the Finance, Accounting, Treasury, Investor Relations and Tax teams, Graham will also assume responsibility for corporate Information Technology operations.
Fernandez also assumes expanded corporate responsibilities, including Corporate Human Resources.
Said Smith: “We are very fortunate to have such talented people at Journal that allow us to consistently and confidently promote people from within our own organization to positions of increased responsibility.”