[NUJ.LFB] NUJ Rate for the Job:
Broadcasting / other

Rates archived as at 2018-05-20

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. They are sorted by publisher/publication, then by date (most recent first). TIP: Use the "Find in page" command under your browser's "Edit" or "Search" menu to be sure of finding all occurrences of a publication/publisher. AND do note the year in which the rate was reported! See also the Freelance Fees Guide, which gives general recommendations. And read the disclaimer and the key to exactly what the entries mean.

^ Broadcasting / other

Any kind of work for TV or radio programmes other than news.

* These are archived rates. The current rates are here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Broadcasting / other * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
20/20 TV researcher day 1997 GBP 140
20/20 TV producer day 1997 GBP 160
Cross Culture TV research shift 2000 GBP 100 X
EC1 proof-reading a documentary 2000 GBP 45 XX
Austrian Broadcasting 3-minute package 1993 GBP 80
BBC 7 mins feature _BBC 1995 GBP 166.6
BBC seven-minute package _BBC 1997 GBP 171.5
BBC three interviews a week (short, we hope) no expenses paid _BBC 2001 GBP 200
BBC You+Yours 6.5 min feature _BBC 1996 GBP 177
BBC Factual Programming Research per day _BBC 2003 GBP 105
BBC features 7min _BBC 1995 GBP 166.6
BBC radio subbing day _BBC 1995 GBP 118
BBC radio features £36.02 per minute from 14 July: minimum is _BBC 2004 GBP 252.14 HA
BBC radio production 'depending on personnel manager' _BBC 1995 GBP 100
BBC radio production _BBC 1995 GBP 75 X
BBC radio Agreed Guidelines for research day _BBC 1992 GBP 92
BBC radio research day _BBC 1992 GBP 90 X
BBC Radio 4 reporter/producer shift _BBC 2000 GBP 130
BBC Radio 5 5-minute package _BBC 1993 GBP 160
BBC Radio Newcastle 5 minute pundit interview _BBC 1998 GBP 15 XX
BBC World Service four minutes _BBC 2000 GBP 60
BBC World Service seven minutes _BBC 2000 GBP 90
BBC World Service 6 mins _BBC 1997 GBP 25 XXX
BBC World Service day _BBC 1997 GBP 50 XXX
BBC World Service 3 min vox pop _BBC 1995 GBP 44
BBC World Service (under 2 minutes) _BBC 1992 GBP 31
GMTV subbing day _GMTV 1995 GBP 100
Joy FM correspondence (err... what's that?) 1999 GBP 400
LBC Radio Drivetime producer, day _ITN 1998 GBP 90 X
Michael Hurll TV research 6/7 day week 1995 GBP 265 XXX
Radio Free Europe piece DM50 1995 GBP 16 XX
Radio Free Europe 1.5 minutes 1994 GBP 30
Radio Newcastle (BBC) 10 min live pundit interview _BBC 1998 GBP 15 XXX
Radio Sweden 3 mins 1999 GBP 33.75
Scot FM presenting day 1998 GBP 20 XXX
Sovreign Radio Newsreader/radio journalist (student) _RIL 2001 GBP 50 XX
Spectrum Radio producing one-hour programme 2000 GBP 110
TV research hour 1994 GBP 11 XXX
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 EUR or (US) USDcurrency
5 Amount paid (total of basic licence and extra licences for web use, database resale...) Amount
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:GBP50X
or Just sometimes we're pleasantly surprised:EUR1500O

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Photography News Local Mag online Book PR Other
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Shifts News Local Mag online Book PR Other
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Recently reported rates all from the past few months