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Fast Facts for Reporters in Florida

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Cape Coral, Tallahassee and Miami
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Jacksonville, Orlando and Fort Lauderdale
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Miami, Tampa and West Palm Beach

Salaries for Reporters in Florida

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Miami, Orlando and West Palm Beach

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Programs
  • New Media Journalism, Master of Science
  • Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts (Online)
  • Creative Writing for Entertainment, Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Degrees include Media Communications (BS), New Media Journalism (MA), and Creative Writing for Entertainment (BFA)
  • Students learn skills necessary for a career in communications like marketing strategy, multimedia reporting, storytelling, and more
  • Courses designed to teach students how to get consumer’s attention with effective communication strategies across multiple platforms
  • Students work with industry-standard tools and technologies, allowing them to gain real-world experience
Programs
  • Bachelor of Arts in English - Writing
  • Bachelor of Science in Professional Studies - Communication Studies
  • Bachelor degree programs include English, Education, Mathematics, Theatre, Biophysical Sciences, Christian Ministry, and more.
  • Ranked among the Best Online Graduate Education Programs in 2016 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Regent’s School of Education has yielded a 95% pass rate on the School Leadership Licensure Assessment.
  • Regionally accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).
Programs
  • Master of Science in Communication
  • Graduate Certificate in Strategic Communication Management

Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history, an environment of intellectual curiosity and discovery, and a supportive, student-centered approach to learning. Founded in 1869 as a land-grant school, the University is known today for its prolific faculty as well as a record of distinguished research and achievement in aerospace, engineering, technology, science, and math. Our goal is to educate and develop men and women of personal integrity and scholarly excellence.

Programs
  • B.A. in Applied Communications

National Louis University is one of the oldest and most progressive universities in Chicago. We offer more than 60 undergraduate and graduate degree programs through two colleges: the National College of Education and the College of Professional Studies and Advancement.

Programs
  • BA Creative Writing & English - Screenwriting
  • BA Creative Writing and English
  • BA Creative Writing & English - Fiction Writing
Give your career a boost with an education from Southern New Hampshire University. We offer certificates, bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in over 100 programs in a wide variety of subjects.
Programs
  • Digital Filmmaking & Video Production (BS)
  • Video Production (AS)
  • Alumni have appeared in reality competition shows such as Top Chef and Project Runway.
  • Dedicated career services team that helps students tap opportunities in a marketplace driven by ideas
  • Offers programs in design, media arts, fashion, and culinary
  • Program Coordinators focus on improving program content and ensure that students have the resources they need
  • Over 50 locations nationwide
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Programs
  • Broadcasting
  • Features a community service program for students, called the Ambassador Program.
  • Offers several programs in healthcare, criminal justice, broadcasting, business administration and more.
  • Features an online system called MyPortal that allows students to check their schedule, grades, calculate their GPA, and more.
  • Has 5 Florida campuses located in Fort Lauderdale, Gainesville, Miami, Hollywood, and Altamonte Springs, with online options.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Fort Lauderdale
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  • A.S. - Digital Design

Southern Technical College provides education and training in a variety of medical and technical areas that enable graduates to obtain entry-level employment. As a student at Southern Technical College, you will have the opportunity learn in several different ways.

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  • Recording Arts
  • General education classes are not required for graduation, allowing students to focus on core curriculum.
  • Offers 2 focused degree programs: Film & Video Production and Audio Engineering & Music Production.
  • Graduates are employed in the audio and visual industry at CBS Radio, Disney, Universal Studios, and Clear Channel Communications.
  • Accredited by the Accrediting Council for Continuing Education & Training (ACCET).
  • Campus is located in Orlando, Florida
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  • MS in Marketing: Public Relations

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More Florida Reporting Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Miami
Doctorate
8,733
Clearwater
Masters
594
Saint Petersburg
Bachelor
2,544
Jacksonville
Bachelor
811
Daytona Beach
Masters
4,978
Saint Augustine
Bachelor
2,537
Tallahassee
Masters & First Professional
11,562
Boca Raton
Doctorate
26,193
Melbourne
Doctorate
5,118
Lakeland
Masters
2,295
Tallahassee
Doctorate & First Professional
40,555
Fort Lauderdale
Doctorate & First Professional
27,518
West Palm Beach
Doctorate
3,291
Lake Worth
Associate
22,881
Miami Gardens
Doctorate & First Professional
2,407
Lakeland
Masters
3,069
DeLand
Masters & First Professional
3,721
Tallahassee
Associate
13,776
Tampa
Masters
5,628
Orlando
Doctorate
48,398
Gainesville
Doctorate & First Professional
51,725
Coral Gables
Doctorate
15,449
Lake Wales
Masters
1,181

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Reporters

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for Florida. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:
Reporters

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Reporters relative to the population of the city. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov; 2014-24 State Occupational Projections, Projections Central, projectionscentral.com

Metro Area
Jobs
Annual Median Salary
Jacksonville 120 $42,100
Cape Coral 210 $30,450
Fort Myers 210 $30,450
Miami 590 $40,000
Fort Lauderdale 590 $40,000
West Palm Beach 590 $40,000
North Port 100 $35,390
Sarasota 100 $35,390
Bradenton 100 $35,390
Orlando 390 $44,560
Kissimmee 390 $44,560
Sanford 390 $44,560
Sebastian 30 $38,540
Vero Beach 30 $38,540
Tallahassee 50 $33,040
Tampa 390 $38,830
St. Petersburg 390 $38,830
Clearwater 390 $38,830

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