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Welcome to Opportunities in Journalism & New Media

In today’s media-driven world, careers in journalism are more versatile and engaging than ever. Saddleback College students are writing their own success stories, working toward high-energy, high-demand media careers. The program covers the history, theory and practice of journalism, preparing graduates for immediate employment in a broad range of journalism and media occupations.

In Orange County and beyond, journalism professionals are in demand!

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Potential Salaries

$49,180 - $97,550

Per Year

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Public Relations Specialist 


Television Announcer

Companies Hiring for Accounting
Hiring Companies

Hill+Knowlton Strategies

A.N. Publishing

Warner Bros.

Many More!

Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Yes! Salaries are soaring for Journalism professionals.

Reporter / Correspondent - $49,180

Radio / Television Announcers - $47,860

Broadcast News Analyst - $66,880

Editor - $68,530

Copywriter - $75,400

Public Relations Specialist - $65,830

Communications Teacher, Postsecondary - $68,910

Producer (w/further education) - $97,550

Saddleback College’s Journalism and New Media department offers an associate degree, an associate in arts for transfer, and a certificate of achievement in this in-demand field. 

For more information about these programs, you can also visit the main Saddleback website’s Journalism and New Media page.

  • Journalism (Associate in Arts for Transfer)
  • Journalism (Associate in Science)
  • Journalism (Certificate of Achievement)

Hill+Knowlton Strategies * HalloweenEveryNight.com * Esri * Los Angeles Hoopz * A.N. Publishing * West Corporation * Vox Media * Amgen * Walt Disney Television * Warner Music Group * NBCUniversal * Ranker * Kahn Media Inc. * Warner Bros. * And Many More! *

The Journalism Department (LRC 344) can be contacted at (949) 582-4788.

Timothy Posada, Department Chair - (949) 582-4724

Ali Dorri, Lab Tech - (949) 582-4987

Saddleback College is proud to be Orange County’s premier provider of low-cost career education. See the 2019 Cost of Education Statement for the most recent information on cost of attendance.

For financial aid, visit the Student Financial Assistance & Scholarship Office online, for details on financial assistance sources, including grants, loans, scholarships, work-study opportunities, and more!

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