Arts, Digital Media & Communications

Arts, Digital Media & Communications


Digital media and the 24-hour news cycle has created an unparalleled appetite for news. ACC’s Journalism Program helps you establish essential journalistic skills in writing, reporting, public speaking, and photography. Upon completion, you’ll be prepared for a transfer to a four-year college or entry-level employment in this exciting field.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Reporters and Correspondents

    Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.

    Hourly Wage: $19.02

    Currently Employed: 213


    213 people are employed as Reporters and Correspondents. This number is expected to increase by 0.47% over the next four years.

    Austin Community College MSA Map

Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Arts

  • Journalism

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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.