[NUJ.LFB] NUJ Rate for the Job: recent rates for Photography / regional

Updated: 2019-04-30

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.

Photography / regional

Photography - whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture - whose primary use is in a regional newspaper. (Generic rates for publishing groups appear at the end.) See also national papers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / regional * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
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Belfast Telegraph single news photograph for print edition only _INM 2019 GBP 25.00 GR
Belfast Telegraph single news photograph used online _INM 2019 GBP 15.00 GR
Blackpool Gazette day shift - mileage @ 25p per mile _Johnsto 2018 GBP 120.00 GR
Cambrian News Photos, per pic single use print and online _Tindle 2015 GBP 13.00
East Durham Life Half-day, mileage paid 2018 GBP 60.00 GR
Hartlepool Life Half-day, mileage paid 2018 GBP 60.00 GR
Lancashire Post day shift - plus mileage @ 25p per mile _Johnsto 2018 GBP 120.00 GR
Rotherham Advertiser two phtotos, print use only 2019 GBP 50.00
Rotherham Advertiser two phtotos, print plus web 2019 GBP 50.00
Western Mail day _TMG 2018 GBP 150.00
Western Mail booking minimum _TMG 2018 GBP 75.00
ITV 1 archive photo for daytime TV - _ITV 2018 GBP 200.00
 
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:  HA
8 Underpaid, in the fallible opinion of the Freelance editor:GBP50.00X
or Just sometimes we're pleasantly surprised:EUR1500.00O

Other recent 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