All sectors / Reporting

Reporting covers a multitude of different kinds of work - from writing up council meetings for local papers that still bother, to translating scientific papers into something like English for Nature, to hanging around outside clubs to garner celebrity trivia for a bite-size TV spot...

We plan to present a compendium of rates for reporting, as a "cross-section" across all publishing and broadcasting sectors. In the meantime, you need to follow the links below to rates for each of the sectors in which journalists do reporting.

For advice, tips on negotiating, etc, follow the links to the relevant sector.

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The National Union of Journalists must not, can not and would not wish to dictate rates or terms of engagement to members or to editors. The information presented here is for guidance and as an aid to equitable negotiation only.

Suggestions apply to contracts governed by UK law only. In any event, nothing here should be construed as legal advice.