NUJ Rate for the Job: recent rates for
Public relations / Editing+Production

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
Online industry-specific magazine Writing and editing, agreed per day all rights 2017 GBP 600 O
Large marketing agency researching and drafting "white paper" per day working from home 2016 GBP 450 O
NGO publication editing, writing, per day 2014 GBP 100
NGO publication editing, writing, per day 2014 GBP 100
CNBC producing corporate TV/web content, per day _NBC 2013 GBP 230
unnamed bank's in-company magazine editing day 2013 GBP 700 O
Arts organisation media consultancy (day?) 2013 GBP 200
Government department/agency Annual contract - 6 writing days a month for web, newsletters, blog etc), maintaing webpages, advising on communications office and travel paid, not taxed at source, all rights _HMG 2013 GBP 250 0 O
SJ Berwin website editing/copywriting day for law firm partner and associate profiles 2013 GBP 1600 O
Tech blog (Technology Strategy Board) blogging, per day 2012 GBP 200 O
Tech blog web design, blogging, for bank, per day 2012 GBP 300 O

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