Responsible reporting has never been more important. Learn the ins and outs of the 24-hour news cycle by studying journalism at Austin Community College. Take classes in writing, reporting, public speaking, photography, and more. Credits transfer to four-year colleges.
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Journalism is a competitive industry, but the thirst for quality reporting has never been greater. You could find work in television, print, or online media. Explore some career possibilities below.
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Collect and analyze facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation, or observation. Report and write stories for newspaper, news magazine, radio, or television.
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ACC offers stackable credentials. Certificates prepare you for a career change or career advancement and often include credits that count toward associate degrees. Associate degrees further increase your employability and help you build a strong foundation for university transfer. Learn more.
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Train for a new career quickly and affordably at Austin Community College. ACC's Fast Track Career Certificates will give you a helpful edge in the job market by equipping you with the in-demand skills Central Texas employers need now. Noncredit and for-credit certificate options are available to help you achieve fast results and long term success.