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Media Relations Specialists

Employment Prospects


Approximately  270,000 public relations specialists are employed in the United States. Media relations specialists are employed either by the organization, company, or individual they represent or by a public relations agency. The majority of opportunities exist in major metropolitan areas, but there also may be opportunities even in smaller communities, such as at colleges and universities. Media relations specialists—known as press secretaries or public affairs specialists—are also employed by government agencies.

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