NUJ Rate for the Job: recent rates for
Photography / Broadcasting

Uploaded: 15 September 2017

These rates have been reported by members of the National Union of Journalists and others, and printed in the Freelance, newsletter of London Freelance Branch. Read the disclaimer and see the key to exactly what the entries mean.

Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Basic fee Extras
GR
XXXX
One member's going rate Video: one second of archive, per platform per second (1 minute broadcast once = £360) 2016 GBP 6 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash Europe _BBC 2008 GBP 80 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash USA _BBC 2008 GBP 80 GR
BBC picture library charge subsequent broadcast flashes - half of fee for first flash for example for UK _BBC 2008 GBP 40 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash Australia _BBC 2008 GBP 40 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash UK _BBC 2008 GBP 80 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash Rest of World _BBC 2008 GBP 60 GR
BBC picture library charge first broadcast flash Worldwide _BBC 2008 GBP 250 GR

The above are recent rates as of 15 September 2017.

 
Key to the rates, by column:
1 Publication / Programme, any details of work and licence
2 Owner at the time the rate was reported, where knownGroup
3 The year in which the rate was reportedYear
4 Currency: either GBP or EURcurrency
5 Amount paid for basic licence - e.g. first use in print: Basic fee
6 Paid for extra licences - web use, database resale... (no data pre Jun 2000) ...Extras
7 "Going Rate" according to experienced NUJ members - do try to better it: ......GR
or Minimum rate set out in NUJ House Agreement (more will be made soon): ......HA
8 Underpaid, in the fallible opinion of the Freelance editor:GBP500X
or Just sometimes we're pleasantly surprised:EUR1500300O

Other rates:

Type of work: In the "sector": (click or tap below!)
Words, per 1000 News Local Mag online Book PR Other
Words, other News Local Mag online Book PR Other
Photography News Local Mag online Book PR Other
Broadcasting News Local Other including podcasting
Shifts News Local Mag online Book PR Other
Other: Cartoons | Crosswords | Illustration | Punditry | Retainer | Teaching | Tip-off | Translation
Recently reported rates all from the past few months