[NUJ.LFB] NUJ Rate for the Job:
Recently reported rates / all

Updated: 08 July 2014

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" 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.

^ Recently reported rates / all work

These are Rates for the Job reported in the past few months, sorted by type of work and sector of journalism. See:

Some of the above are subdivided into books, mags, news, online, other, PR and regional sectors. Keep on paging down...

If no-one has recently reported any rates in a category, you see just the headers, thus:

* Tell us what you've been paid for Recently reported rates / all work * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Broadcasting / news

Completists may want to see a few older rates. Includes punditry: for non-broadcast punditry see here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Broadcasting / news * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Broadcasting / other

Any kind of work for TV or radio programmes other than news. Includes, for the moment, podcasting - whether of newspaper, magazine or broadcast content. Completists may want to see a few older rates. Includes punditry: for non-broadcast punditry see here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Broadcasting / other * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
BBC TV doc Punditry - expert interview took two hours _BBC 2014 GBP 250
BBC World Service punditry, 30 mins in studio _BBC 2014 GBP 100
Independent radio production company (anon) punditry, 30 mins in studio 2014 GBP 100
Multimedia production podcast producer/ video editor day _GMG 2013 GBP 180 GR
ruptly.tv shoot video for about an hour, two interviews, rough edit, file via ftp - probably two or three hours total all rights 2014 GBP 200 XX
South Bank Centre Podcast: 15-minute talk _HMG 2014 GBP 122

^ Broadcasting / regional

Any kind of work for broadcast (TV or radio) regional news. See also national news. Includes punditry: for non-broadcast punditry see here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Broadcasting / regional * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Midlands Today BBC TV BJ Shift: scripting, picture editing _BBC 2014 GBP 140
BBC Wales Consumer programme AP/Director day _BBC 2013 GBP 225 GR
Weekend news-reading shift (Global Radio) 2014 GBP 80 XXX
Weekend news-reading shift (Oxis Media) 2014 GBP 75 XXXX

^ Cartoons / all

* Tell us what you've been paid for Cartoons / all * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Crosswords / all

* Tell us what you've been paid for Crosswords / all * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Illustrations / all

* Tell us what you've been paid for Illustrations / all * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Photography / books

Photography, whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture, whose primary purpose is to put pix in a book.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / books * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Book on Johnny Carson by Henry Bushkin half page b/w in book for 2 years _HMiff 2014 GBP 130 HA

^ Photography / mags

Photography - whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture - whose primary use is in a magazine. (Generic rates for publishing groups appear at the end.) Completists may want to see the older rates for some publications listed here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / mags * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
BBC Wildlife Magazine double page picture spread _Immed 2014 GBP 150 XX
Jane's Airport per pic _IHS 2014 GBP 35 X
Local Rider single use of stock image, size unknown 2014 GBP 5 XXXX
Outdoor Fitness shoot sports feature on location to brief, return unedited imagery by proof gallery online - prod/exes mileage 40p/p/m Bauer own you and everything you do for them. _Bauer 2014 GBP 250 50

^ Photography / news

Photography - whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture - whose primary use is in a national newspaper. (Generic rates for publishing groups appear at the end.) Completists may want to see the older rates for some publications listed here. See also regional newspapers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / news * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Daily Mail unauthorised use - first offered £130 _Assoc 2014 GBP 200
Daily Star 2 photos _NS 2014 GBP 200
Daily Star words +pic _NS 2014 GBP 125
Daily Telegraph words + 1 pic _BarcB 2014 GBP 25 XXXX
Irish Times per job/assignement liccensed for first run as far as photographer can ascertain _ITTrust 2013 EUR 200 O
Mail online 5 photos _Assoc 2014 GBP 100 XXX
Mail online words + 1 pic _Assoc 2014 GBP 40 XX
Metro day on location covering sporting event - prod/exes petrol 45p/mile licensed for ingle edition print & online _Assoc 2014 GBP 150 GR XXX
Guardian Networks (IT support) 1 photo, 5 inches square _GMG 2014 GBP 71 GR

^ Photography / online

Photography, whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture, whose primary purpose is for online publication.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / online * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Oyster.com 100 odd photos of a single hotel, no exes all online rights, no tax deducted. 2013 USD 110 0 XXXX

^ Photography / other

Photography, whether paid by the day, the hour or per picture, that's not for newspapers, magazines, books, PR or online publications.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / other * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Live Music one hours live music photography (late night) licensed for basic social media use and promotional posters for future gigs 2014 GBP 60 0 XX
Membership organisation newsletter 5 photos of evening meeting 2014 GBP 100 X
Morton newspapers day (no expenses paid) _Johnsto 2014 GBP 70 GR X

^ Photography / pr

Public Relations work should attract much higher rates than reporting work, even for the same client. So ask what the pictures are for! (Also try Photography / other.)

* Tell us what you've been paid for Photography / pr * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ 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 ¤ Basic fee Extras
Manchester Evening News shift (8 hours) all in rate - no expenses, full unlimited use across Trinity Mirror titles. 50/50 split on any syndication sales. _TMG 2014 GBP 120 0 XXX

^ Punditry / not broadcast

Being interviewed as an expert and punditry in general. Except, for historical reasons, the majority of this work, which is done for broadcasters - see Broadcasting / news, Broadcasting / regional and Broadcasting / other. There, going rates apply - see the Fees Guide link. Here, negotiations are wide open.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Punditry / not broadcast * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Retainers / all

* Tell us what you've been paid for Retainers / all * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Shifts / books

* Tell us what you've been paid for Shifts / books * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Louis Vuitton Travel Guides copy editing rate per hour 2014 EUR 40 O
Academic publicaiton (unnamed) copy-editing day - 12 essays 2014 GBP 500
Publishing Business (company name) subbing day _PubBiz 2014 GBP 150

^ Shifts / mags

Writing and editing work for magazines, paid by the day or the hour. Mostly sub-editing: checking and proofreading copy and making it fit the house style and design. (Actual publication/programme names appear before publishers and generic rates. The 'extras' column is irrelevant for subbing shifts.) Completists may want to see the older rates for some publications listed here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Shifts / mags * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
25 Beautiful Homes subbing day, 10% holiday pay on top _IPC 2013 GBP 130 XX
GMB Magazine editing, day, 7 hours _Future 2014 GBP 140
Homes + Gardens subbing day, 10% holiday pay on top _IPC 2013 GBP 130 XX
Ideal Home and other IPC monthlies subbing day, 10% holiday pay on top _IPC 2013 GBP 130 XX
In Style subbing day + holiday pay _IPC 2014 GBP 130 X
In Style subbing day, 10% holiday pay on top _IPC 2013 GBP 130 XX
Mobile Choice editing, day, 7 hours 2014 GBP 130
Now & other IPC weeklies subbing day, 10% holiday pay on top _IPC 2013 GBP 120 XX
Royal Wings (Royal Jordanian Airways inflight) (produced by Spafax) subbing day 9am-5pm 2014 GBP 130 GR
Style at Home subbing day, 10% holiday pay on top _IPC 2013 GBP 130 XX
Woman's Own subbing day, 10% holiday pay on top _IPC 2013 GBP 120 XX
BBC Trust 3 days _BBC 2014 GBP 1000
Cedar communications subbing day (7 hours) _Cedar 2014 GBP 130
Contract-publisher magazines subbing and/or writing days not taxed at source 2014 GBP 120
Haymarket titles reporting day holiday pay added; taxed at source _HM 2013 GBP 150
housetohome.co.uk website subbing day, 10% holiday pay on top _IPC 2013 GBP 120 XX

^ Shifts / news

Writing and editing work for national newspapers, paid by the day or the hour. Mostly sub-editing: checking and proofreading copy and making it fit the house style and design. (Actual publication/programme names appear before publishers and generic rates. The 'extras' column is irrelevant for subbing shifts.) Completists may want to see the older rates for some publications listed here. See also regional newspapers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Shifts / news * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Computer Weekly (TechTarget, Inc.) subbing day __misc 2013 GBP 150
Daily Mail online reporting day: all expenses for out of town jobs paid including subsistence and travel _Metro 2014 GBP 400 GR
Evening Standard Life + Style uploader day _Lebedev 2014 GBP 80 XX
Greenwich subbing day no holiday pay; not taxed at source 2013 GBP 150
Guardian i-Pad desk _GMG 2014 GBP 100
Irish Daily Mail subbing day _Assoc 2013 EUR 180
Irish Daily Mail reporting day _Assoc 2013 EUR 160
Radio Times (Immediate Media) subbing day [typo in rate corrected 08/07/14] _Immed 2013 GBP 120 X
Radio Times subbing day in 2013 - any update? _Immed 2014 GBP 120 X
Sloane Square subbing day no holiday pay; not taxed at source _PubBiz 2013 GBP 150
Sunday Times subbing day "but they are paying new staff less" _NI 2014 GBP 176.93
Sunday Times leisure supplements subbing day _NI 2013 GBP 176.93 X
The Times subbing day _NI 2014 GBP 175
Guardian online Online batch tagging day - 7 hours _GMG 2014 GBP 100 0 XXX
Undisclosed client Data Journalist - day _TMG 2014 GBP 275 O

^ Shifts / online

Writing and editing work primarily for online-only use, paid by the day or the hour. (The 'extras' column is irrelevant for subbing shifts. For writing, it would refer to additional print use.) August 2012: We've moved rates for online editions of newspapers and magazines into the 'news' or 'mags' listings.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Shifts / online * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Individual client writing/editing per hour 2014 GBP 32
Specialist music website writing day 2014 GBP 180
Tourism website editing day 2014 GBP 165 0
University per day - same rate paid for content strategy and actual editing (implementing) as part of consultancy package. 2014 GBP 250 0

^ Shifts / other

Work paid by the day or the hour that's not for newspapers, magazines, books, PR or online publications. (The 'extras' column is irrelevant for subbing shifts.)

* Tell us what you've been paid for Shifts / other * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
United Nations proofreading documents from 3pm to 1am; offered to pay for a taxi home but fee still 'regrettably low' 2014 GBP 90 XXXX

^ Shifts / pr

See also Shifts / other... the 'extras' column is irrelevant for subbing shifts.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Shifts / pr * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
NGO publication editing, writing, per day 2014 GBP 100

^ Shifts / regional

Writing and editing work for regional newspapers, paid by the day or the hour. Mostly sub-editing: checking and proofreading copy and making it fit the house style and design. (Actual publication/programme names appear before publishers and generic rates. The 'extras' column is irrelevant for subbing shifts.)
See also national papers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Shifts / regional * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Falkirk Herald reporting day: 8hrs with 30min lunch no expenses paid, not taxed at source _Johnsto 2013 GBP 81 XXX
unnamed local community magazine day shift of unspecified activity 2014 GBP 100

^ Teaching / all

* Tell us what you've been paid for Teaching / all * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Random House Online Writing Course - 10 weeks 25 students per class, online support and constant feedback. They 'estimate' 1.5 hours a day but with 25 beginners likely to be more than 3 hours per day. (Tutor gets this for teaching 25 people who pay £12,475...) Turned job down. _PRH 2014 GBP 1250 XXXX
Music journalism degree course two-hour seminar 2014 GBP 150

^ Tip-offs / news

* Tell us what you've been paid for Tip-offs / news * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Guardian diary item tip-off _GMG 2014 GBP 30 X

^ Translation / all

* Tell us what you've been paid for Translation / all * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Louis Vuitton Travel Guides translation of guide book into English, per 1000 words 2014 EUR 180
International Road Transport Union website translation from Russian, 4000+ words 2014 GBP 460

^ Words, other / books

Words whose primary purpose is to appear in a book. We'll worry about how to tabulate royalty deals when you send some.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, other / books * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
HarperCollins Education - two 250pp teacher's guides copy-edit 500pp of technical subject teacher's guide in 4 days for a set fee (job declined!) _NI 2013 GBP 400 XXXX
Updating career resources Small Publishing company: research, updating text, checking websites, replacing some material 35 hours 2014 GBP 600

^ Words, other / mags

Work for which we have no rate-per-thousand-words, whose primary use is in a magazine. Completists may want to see the older rates for some publications listed here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, other / mags * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Computer Weekly (TechTarget Inc.) Top-performing bloggers - paid according to number of page views - per month __misc 2014 GBP 300
English Teaching Professional (Pavilion) 1400 @ £80 = FBS 2014 GBP 57 0 XXXX
Fortean Times 3000 word feature + pics + (limited) exes, pics still to be negotiated, talked up even worse per word rate offered _Dennis 2014 GBP 225 XX
Glamour feature says "Rights" - all? _CondN 2014 GBP 700 O
Harpers Wine + Spirit pieces, any length _WReed 2013 GBP 50 XXX
Skin Deep submitted an article around 1500 words 2014 GBP 150
The Trade News article, 500 words-ish 2014 GBP 130
Sporting magazine features (Schedule D taxed - at source) _Future 2014 GBP 400 GR

^ Words, other / news

Work for which we have no rate-per-thousand-words, whose primary use is in a national newspaper. See also regional papers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, other / news * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Daily Mirror News, p9, 280 words _TMG 2014 GBP 70
Daily Mirror words + pic _TMG 2014 GBP 30
Daily Telegraph page lead (no length) _BarcB 2014 GBP 110 X
Guardian Comment is Free standard online comment piece _GMG 2014 GBP 90 GR
Mail online 'real life' story - made lead on femail second UK serial rights _Assoc 2014 GBP 40 GR
Telegraph magazine - money section 1200-word celeb interview @ £400 = _BarcB 2014 GBP 333 XX
The People page 17 lead, weird foreign Web included _TMG 2014 GBP 1000 0
Sunday Telegraph 750 words _BarcB 2014 GBP 250 X

^ Words, other / online

August 2012: We've moved rates for online editions of newspapers and magazines into the 'news' or 'mags' listings.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, other / online * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Local Secrets website 600-800 word feature, plus photos 2014 GBP 15 GR XXXX

^ Words, other / other

Work paid by the piece, for example, that's not for newspapers, magazines, books, PR or online publications.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, other / other * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Words, other / pr

Writing for Public Relations should attract much higher rates than reporting. There's the 'selling your soul' aspect... But, practically, there's the time it takes. PR clients love meetings. Lots of them. Long ones. Meetings are what they do. (Also try Words, other / other.)

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, other / pr * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
wikipedia write/edit 800-word entry for client 2013 GBP 500

^ Words, other / regional

Work for which we have no rate-per-thousand-words, whose primary use is in a regional newspaper. See also national papers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, other / regional * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Hastings Independent (community-owned) 750 words 2014 GBP 0
Herald (Glasgow) In Brief news item _NQ 2014 GBP 10 GR XXX
The Herald (Glasgow) 180-word down front page story _NQ 2014 GBP 17 XXXX

^ Words, per 1000 / books

Work paid by the thousand words, whose primary use is in a book. Only do this if the rate is good and you expect sales to be minimal. Otherwise, go for royalties. Percent of gross, my child, always remember percent of gross sales.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, per 1000 / books * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Publishing Business _PubBiz 2014 GBP 150 XX

^ Words, per 1000 / mags

Work paid by the thousand words, whose primary use is in a magazine. (Generic rates for publishing groups appear at the end.) Completists may want to see the older rates for some publications listed here.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, per 1000 / mags * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Beer (CAMRA) features 2013 GBP 200 X
Best feature 2014 GBP 400
Bird Watching magazine feature _Bauer 2014 GBP 200
Chat - It's Fate 900 words @ £ 200 = _IPC 2014 GBP 222
Computer Weekly (Tech Target) 700 words @ £ 250 = __misc 2014 GBP 357
Computer Weekly (TechTarget Inc.) __misc 2014 GBP 250
Computer Weekly (Tech Target) 800 words @ £250 = __misc 2014 GBP 312.50
Computer Weekly 500 words @ £100 __misc 2014 GBP 200 X
Construction News features 2013 GBP 230 GR
Countrymans Weekly (Diamond Publishing) non commissioned article terms not given 2014 GBP 35 GR XXXX
Dance Today (Dancing Times group) 200 words @ £50 2013 GBP 250 X
Dogs Monthly 2014 GBP 100 X
Easyjet Traveller travel feature _Ink 2014 GBP 333
Economist 500 words @ £ 100 plus £25 per image _Pearson 2014 GBP 200 0 XXXX
Financial Adviser feature writing - the whole nine yards - they take everything _Pearson 2014 GBP 200 0 XX
IHS Dredging plus 42p/mile _IHS 2014 GBP 800 O
Imbibe (Monomax) features 2013 GBP 250
Inside Housing _TMG 2013 GBP 250
Janes's _IHS 2014 GBP 220
Modern Railways Feature article, took at least 8hrs to research interview and write - 2000 words @ £350 = _Key 2014 GBP 175
Moneywise 2000 words @ £400 = £200 _Moneyw 2014 GBP 200 XX
National Review feature 2013 GBP 155.41 GR
NME feature _IPC 2014 GBP 130 XX
Pensions Expert feature writing/news analysis _Pearson 2014 GBP 300 0 GR
Primary Teacher Update 2014 GBP 100 X
Q feature Copyright retained, various restrictions _Bauer 2014 GBP 300 GR
Real People feature _NatMag 2014 GBP 650 O
Sleeper (Mondiale Publishing) 2014 GBP 220 GR
The Green Parent day shift of unspecified activity __misc 2014 GBP 75 X
The Living Tradition music review very determined you won't even get a free copy of the mag 2014 GBP 0 XXXX
The Stage 2014 GBP 125
University Business (Wildfire) FBS 2014 GBP 100 0 X
Workstyle 3000 words @ £130 = 2014 GBP 43 XXX
Healthcare journal, unnamed background for correspondents 2014 GBP 66
unnamed digital magazine 1100 words @ £100 = 2014 GBP 91 XXX
unnamed online magazine 800 words @ £ 80 = (terms offered - rejected!) 2014 GBP 100 XXX

^ Words, per 1000 / news

Work paid by the thousand words, whose primary use is in a national newspaper. Completists may want to see the older rates for some publications listed here. See also regional newspapers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, per 1000 / news * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Daily Mail background for correspondents _Assoc 2014 GBP 400 O
Daily Telegraph lead article, 1300 words @ £500 = _BarcB 2014 GBP 385
Daily Telegraph science news (waay less than usual Telegraph rates) Web included 2014 EUR 220 0 GR XXX
De Volkskrant (English copy submitted to Dutch newspaper) , terms unknown 2014 EUR 360 GR
Financial Times _Pearson 2013 GBP 433
Guardian 1200-word international news feature says "all rights" - contrary to house agreement _GMG 2013 GBP 310.68 GR
Guardian - money section 2000-word feature @ £650 = £325 _GMG 2014 GBP 325 O
Independent interviews, sports _Lebedev 2014 GBP 130 XX
Independent no expenses! _Lebedev 2014 GBP 167
Independent MBA Supplement researching, writing plus phone calls _Lebedev 2014 GBP 187.50
Scotland on Sunday page 7 lead, 850w; initially offered £200 _Johnsto 2014 GBP 353
Sunday Express feature _NS 2014 GBP 500 O
Sunday Times Home supplement _NI 2013 GBP 385 X
Telegraph magazine - money section 1500-word celeb interview @ £300 = _BarcB 2014 GBP 200 XXX
Times Education Supplement 500 word column @ £200 _TSL 2014 GBP 400
Times Education Supplement 500 word column for online use @ £150 _TSL 2014 GBP 300
Times - money section 650 words @ £300 = _NI 2014 GBP 462 O
British Airways inflight magazine lead article, 1500 words @ £350 = 2014 GBP 233 XX
MSN - money section (web only) feature _Yahoo 2014 GBP 300 O

^ Words, per 1000 / online

August 2012: We've moved rates for online editions of newspapers and magazines into the 'news' or 'mags' listings, as newspapers and magazines integrate print and online. These should be rates for purely-digital publications.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, per 1000 / online * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Yahoo France feature _Yahoo 2014 GBP 150 X

^ Words, per 1000 / other

Work paid by the thousand words that's not for newspapers, magazines, books, PR or purely-online publications.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, per 1000 / other * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras

^ Words, per 1000 / pr

Writing for Public Relations should attract much higher rates than reporting. There's the 'selling your soul' aspect... But, practically, there's the time it takes. PR clients love meetings. Lots of them. Long ones. Meetings are what they do. (Also try Words, per 1000 / other.)

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, per 1000 / pr * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Signature (Signature Media) 2014 GBP 300

^ Words, per 1000 / regional

Work paid by the thousand words, whose primary use is in a regional newspaper. See also national papers.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, per 1000 / regional * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication/Programme - details & terms        Group Year ¤ Basic fee Extras
Yorkshire Post 1200 word feature @ £150 _Johnsto 2014 GBP 125

The above are the rates for zzz Misc. work zzz / all notified by members up to 08 July 2014.

 
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¤
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