Founded in 1931, the Florida Sun is the oldest African American Newspaper in Central Florida. It is a community newspaper utilizing both staff and freelance writers for content that captures social and political commentary that is relevant to the local black community. This newspaper offers print and online versions of the paper with printed copies of the newspaper being free at more than 400 distribution points throughout the Central Florida area. These distribution locations include major retailers such as Publix, Walmart, Winn Dixie,Walgreens and CVS; as well as many convenience stores such as 7-Eleven stores and Circle K as well historically African American churches.
The Florida Sun is the oldest weekly newspaper currently published in the Central Florida area. Our primary distribution points are located within Orange, Osceola, and Seminoles counties.
We strive to keep our readers informed and maintain a presence in the community we serve. We support many school, civic, and church projects by donating our time and services to help community events.
Many African-Americans still prefer to receive their news from a Black-oriented source, whether it is a leading Black magazine, radio station, or traditional newspaper.
Your company can benefit from advertising within the African American community.
Total Number of African American households – 344,820
High School graduate or higher – 87%; Bachelors Degree or higher – 26%
Male – 49%; Female – 51%
Median Age – 45 years old; 16 years & older – 80%; Hispanic Population – 25%
Median Income – $50,657/household