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17 September 2018
Dear C Sachs Freedom of Information Request - RFI20181561
Thank you for your request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) received on 12th
August 2018 seeking the following information: Please state the average and median salary figures for Broadcast/Digital Journalists and Senior Broadcast
/Digital Journalists after the August 2018 pay rise was applied for
- BBC News Division (all staff);
- BBC Network News;
- BBC English Regions;
- World Service;
- BBC Monitoring.
We have understood your request to pertain to the mean and median salaries of Public Service
Broadcasting (PSB) Journalist and Senior Journalist after the 1st August 2018 Annual Pay Award.
In response to your request please see the tables below with the following caveats:
• Data as at 3rd August 2018
• Public Service Broadcasting (PSB) employees only.
• Job title of Journalist and Senior Journalist only.
• Mean & median calculations are based on ful time equivalent base salary.
Journalist Current Network News English Regions
Current Network News English Regions
Please note that, as set out in section 6(1)(b)(i ) of the FOI Act, our subsidiaries (including BBC
Studios & Post Production Ltd, UKTV, BBC Global News Ltd and BBC Studios), as well as the
charities BBC Media Action and BBC Children in Need, are not subject to the Act, therefore
information for their personnel is not included in the figures quoted above. Appeal Rights
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the right to an internal review by a BBC senior manager or legal adviser. Please contact us at the
address above, explaining what you would like us to review and including your reference number. If
you are not satisfied with the internal review, you can appeal to the Information Commissioner. The
contact details are: Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow,
Cheshire, SK9 5AF, Tel: 0303 123 1113 or see https://ico.org.uk/