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The motion picture and television industry supported 10,971 direct jobs and 2,503 production-related jobs.
The software industry supported 82,407 direct jobs and 140,271 jobs in total.
Local television supported 28,640 jobs.
Local radio supported 16,940 jobs.
The app economy supported 120,220 jobs in the computing workforce.
$574.29 million in wages generated from the motion picture and television industry.
$120.93 million earned by new media and internet creators
In the local app economy, the average computing salary is $96,844.
State Economic Impact
Local software industry contributed $13.952 billion to U.S. GDP.
Local television contributed $13.73 billion to U.S. GDP.
Local radio supported $8.06 billion to U.S. GDP.
U.S. Copyright Registrations [2011-2017]
Total Registrations: 54,612
Visual Arts: 7,489
Performing Arts: 8,855
Sound Recordings: 7,732
Literary Works: 30,536
Creative Community By The Numbers
44 video gaming companies
4,214 music publishers and 14,119 songwriters
210 local commercial radio stations.
27 local commercial television stations.
114 newspaper publications
4,610 graphic designers
Notable creators who hail from the state of Colorado:
Robert Adams, photographer
Jess E. DuBois, artist
Hattie McDaniel, actor
Tim Allen, comedian/actor
Amy Adams, actor
Sierra Boggess, actor
Jessica Biel, actor
Douglas Fairbanks, actor
Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman, reality TV star
The top 5 Colorado daily newspapers by circulation are
The Denver Post, the Colorado Springs Gazette, Pueblo Chieftain, Greeley Tribune
Grand Junction Daily Sentinel
Digital First Media, a newspaper and media company, is headquartered in Denver
Kroenke Sports & Entertainment, a sports team and media group, is headquartered in Denver.
The Denver Center for the Performing Arts is the nation’s largest non-profit theatre organization.
True Grit, The Searchers,
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
were filmed here.
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