[NUJ.LFB] NUJ Rate for the Job: recent rates for Shifts / pr

Updated: 2019-11-22

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.

Shifts / pr

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* Tell us what you've been paid for Shifts / pr * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Total paid GR
Copywriting - ProCopywriters network survey beginners per hour 2017 GBP 30.00
Copywriting - ProCopywriters network survey very experienced per hour 2017 GBP 100.00
Copywriting - ProCopywriters network survey ouside London per day 2017 GBP 339.00
Copywriting - ProCopywriters network survey in London per day 2017 GBP 426.00
Hospital trust in the West Midlands day writing copy for and editing monthly hospital staff magazine, no expenses, turned down because required six weeks training for a short gig and a bank agreement with details of all other earnings 2019 GBP 152.00
Large marketing agency researching and drafting "white paper" per day working from home 2016 GBP 450.00 O
Matches Fashion subbing day 8:00am to 6:30pm - offered 2017 GBP 175.00
NGO publication editing, writing, per day 2014 GBP 100.00
NGO publication editing, writing, per day 2014 GBP 100.00
Online industry-specific magazine Writing and editing, agreed per day all rights 2017 GBP 600.00 O
Small drinks brand Brand consultancy, per day 2019 GBP 250.00
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