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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Career & Salary Information

Journalism is a competitive industry, and the thirst for quality reporting has never been greater. You could find work in television, print, or online media. Explore some career possibilities below. 

Click each title to learn more about important career information such as employment rates, and average salary in our region.

  • 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: $

    Currently Employed:


    # people are employed as Reporters and Correspondents. This number is expected to # over the next four years.

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Awards & Program Maps


Choose the Award Path That’s Right for You

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.

Explore awards and follow the program maps below to stay on track.

Associate of Arts