Orlando: Communications

Newspapers and Magazines

Orlando's daily (morning) newspaper is The Orlando Sentinel. The Orlando Times is a weekly newspaper focusing on the African American community, while the Orlando Business Journal speaks to the business community. Orlando Weekly is a weekly alternative newspaper covering news and entertainment in central Florida. A number of medical journals and religious magazines are also published in Orlando.

Television and Radio

Seven television channels serve the Greater Orlando area, including five network affiliates, one public station, and a Christian station. Cable television offers 66 channels. The city's 15 FM and five AM stations offer a variety of entertainment from music, to talk radio to public interest programs.

Media Information: The Orlando Sentinel, 633 North Orange Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801-1349; telephone (407)420-5000

Orlando Online

City of Orlando's home page. Available www.ci.orlando.fl.us

Downtown Development Board/Community Redevelopment Agency. Available www.downtownorlando.com

Florida Hospital. Available www.floridahospital.org

Metro Orlando Economic Development Commission. Available www.business-orlando.org

Orange County Library System. Available www.ocls.info

Orange County Public Schools. Available www.ocps.k12.fl.us

Orange County Regional History Center. Available www.thehistorycenter.org

Orlando/Orange County Convention & Visitors Bureau. Available www.orlandoinfo.com

Orlando Sentinel. Available www.orlandosentinel.com

Selected Bibliography

Hood, Bachmann, and Jones, Orlando: The City Beautiful (Memphis, TN: Towery Publishing, 1997)

McCain, Joan, Orlando: The City Beautiful (Orlando, FL: Tribune Publishers, 1991)

Snow, Michelle, Walt Disney World & Orlando For Dummies (New York, NY: Wiley Publishing Inc., 2004)