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The Independent has contacted a representative of BBC for comment. In 2018, it emerged that a number of the BBCs leading male presenters, including Sopel, had agreed to have their pay cut as a result. ]xzAv%VxRP_*Iqq 'aR*layAJ8d42uCnw>KUT0U}:>M4NH[;)4@FG4A R)L6%$x!%0kcLJw4tOeP*Ns SL?nvdp~| iXW2Mik*(G %?5?pB(' RRStri# The director-general has said the corporation would be 'open to a conversation' with the Government about retaining free licences for over-75s. The journalist who worked for the BBC for 39 years said he first heard about the voluntary pay cut from his colleagues on the Today programme. Gary Lineker once again tops the list of the highest-paid stars, Keep up to date with the latest stories with our WalesOnline newsletter. BBC pay 2022 full list of salaries and highest-paid stars But here are the presenters who earned above 150,000 at the BBC in 2019-2020, and whose salaries have been published in the annual report: Gary Lineker - 1,750,000-1,754,999 If the current crop of high earners are tempted away by even higher pay by commercial enterprises surely Auntie can give newcomers a chance and create a new set of Get the FREE Mirror Football newsletter with the day's key headlines and transfer news straight into your inbox. The corporation's annual report for 2020/21 shows it has cut 10% from its pay bill for its biggest names, after some agreed to salary cuts or quit. Sopel said that he was incandescent when he learned the news. Published: Tuesday, 6th July 2021 at 12:19 pm, BBC pay 2021 full list of salaries and highest-paid stars revealed. In 2018/19 he earned 290,000-294,000: A drop of around 150,000 from 440,000-449,999 in 2017/18. BBC sparked controversy when the salaries of top talent earning over 150,000 was revealed in 2017. In 2018, it emerged that a number of the BBCs leading male presenters, including Sopel, had agreed to have their pay cut as a result. They said, Jon, wed like to ask you about your salary cut. I said, What salary cut? They said: Its todays headlines, he told The Telegraph. Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw is down around 90,000, Radio 2 DJ Steve Wright has seen a cut of approximately 85,000, and Radio 5 Live presenter Nicky Campbell has had his salary reduced by roughly 70,000. ", She also told the Radio Times: "Its about value to the audience in the end, and whether we think that its the right person for the job, with the right level of experience, with the right ability to present in a way that is really accessible, enjoyable and entertaining.". 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Rachel Burden - 5 Live Breakfast / BBC Breakfast. 6 Music host Lauren Laverne is up around 75,000, while Radio 4 Today programme presenters Martha Kearney (45,000) and Mishal Husain (35,000) have also seen their salaries increase. The BBC has published its annual list of highest paid stars, with Gary Lineker once again at the top. Stephen Sackur - presenter, HARDtalk. The salaries of the BBC's highest-paid sports commentators, presenters and pundits have been revealed for the first time. Alan Shearer, Sport:: Five surprises in BBC pay list. Naga Munchetty 2019/2020 195,000-199,999 2018/2019 : I think everyone is absolutely with the programme on that one.". Ball is one of three women in the top 10 with there being four 12 months ago.The wage bill for all on-air talent is down slightly from 130m to 129.8m. From June, most over 75s will have to pay the 154.50 fee if they want to watch television. The broadcaster's 2021 pay list shows a 10 per cent decrease on that figure, though the salary disclosure only covers programmes across television and radio produced by the BBC, not those handled by BBC Studios such as Top Gear, Strictly Come Dancing and The Graham Norton Show, nor through independent producers. The salaries were published today as part of the corporation's annual report, as required by the Government, after Lineker also topped the BBC's 2021 salary report. Something went wrong, please try again later. We use your sign-up to provide content in the ways you've consented to and improve our understanding of you. Zoe Ball 1,130,000 to 1,134,999 previously 1,360,000-1,364,999 (actual pay is 980k) Louis Theroux - 200,000 - 204,999, A range of programmes, podcasts and series. The BBC has revealed its top earning stars across the previous financial year, with Gary Lineker topping the list for the fifth year in a row. Speaking as the BBC revealed a pay report, Mr Hall said: "Let's start by remind ourselves who is responsible, it is the Government who is withdrawing their funding of the over 75s, they decided on that in the full knowledge, let me say, that reform was a possible outcome. Before starting on Breakfast, Dan presented the afternoon show on Radio 5 Live from Mondays to Thursdays. BBC sparked controversy when the salaries of top talent earning over 150,000 was revealed in 2017. We have to continue to work hard to deliver for the public. {:}NTX8s"kU|Y2.UvP_bs|`j9|^V5=s9}M"+Dr95HT~Oa><4]z_VBXk`tY[@}oQ@T>?Lc\]+ ]s{/=Teyuu!j$2qafJte'$3ZE&,UayqvOR l- &/p nw\4|2.%b/e>` 0OEB9dI`*a+EJ2aQS w-]i*:atWk. We also may change the frequency you receive our emails from us in order to keep you up to date and give you the best relevant information possible. He was paid between 1,750,000 - 1,754,999 last year. Dan took over from Bill Turnbull as the presenter of BBC Breakfast in February 2016. Something went wrong, please try again later. With equity release you could access a lump-sum of tax-free cash which can be used to enhance your retirement income, make home improvements, or even enjoy a memorable holiday. Check out our TV Guide. Other stars included in the top 10 include Alan Shearer, Steve Wright, Stephen Nolan, Huw Edwards, Fiona Bruce, Vanessa Feltz, Scott Mills and Greg James. Two months later, she became the BBC Sport Presenter from May 2018. Here's the full salaries from Ken Bruce, who is number 11 on the list, onwards: Looking for something else to watch? There are seven people earning over half a million pounds per year Why you can trust Sky News Here is the full list of the highest-earning talent at the BBC. This won't be reflected fully until the next annual report, however. Stephen Nolan, Presenter. BBC pay 2019-2020: The full list of star salaries. Gary Lineker - 1,750,000-1,754,999. Match of the Day, Premier League and FA Cup, Sports Personality of the Year. Zoe Ball - 1,360,000-1,364,999. Radio 2's Zoe Ball Breakfast Show 2018/2019: 370,000-374,999. Graham Norton - 725,000-729,999. TV and radio presenter Jason Mohammad has seen a rise of around 95,000, and BBC Breakfast presenter Dan Walker has had an increase of roughly 60,000. The numbers revealed a pay gap between the BBCs male and female presenters. It was a bad decision to start publishing presenters salaries. Zoe Ball and Sara Cox appear on the list of salaries for the first time, after taking over the Radio 2 breakfast and drivetime shows respectively. The BBC has released its latest salary list, revealing the earnings of its highest-paid talent during the 2020-2021 period, which includes Gary Lineker, who once again tops the list, Zoe Ball and Huw Edwards. 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Placing and salaries of sports presenters/pundits 1 Gary Lineker 1,350,000-1,354,999 3 Alan Shearer 450,000-454,999 20 Jason Mohammad ': Messages reveal frantic hours after Hancock affair story breaks, My dream home has more than 100 safety issues - how is this allowed to happen after Grenfell? Gary Lineker once again tops the list that shows how some stars have had pay increases, while others have dropped down the list. Welsh presenter Huw Edwards is fourth on the list despite seeing his pay cut from 490,000-494,999 in 2018/19 to 425,000-429,999. Published: Tuesday, 12th July 2022 at 1:25 pm, BBC pay 2022 full list of salaries and highest-paid stars revealed. WebThe BBC publishes details of salaries, expenses, gifts, hospitality and declaration of personal interests for all senior leaders who earn 150,000 or more per year, as well as Shearer takes home between 440,000 - 444,999 for his work with BBC Sport, making him the corporation's sixth-highest earner. The BBC has shared the statistics for the split between their highest-paid male and female stars including those who present BBC Breakfast. Jonathan Agnew - Cricket Correspondent. The sports broadcaster's BBC salary was 1.35 million over the past year, above Zoe Ball who places second on the list with 980,000. Radio 2s Chris Evans topped the list on more than 2 million, while the highest-paid woman was Claudia Winkleman on between 450,000 and 499,999. The state-owned broadcaster revealed the salaries of its top stars today, for the first time since plans were announced to charge over 75s the licence fee. We also may change the frequency you receive our emails from us in order to keep you up to date and give you the best relevant information possible. Last year, the BBC spent 27.1M on its talent. 1. Derek Thompson, Actor. "The projection for 2019/20 is now 55:45. His replacement, Zoe Ball, made the top ten of the list for the first time, and should be higher next year as she only started her new job in January. For example, our pay bill for top talent is down by 10 percent. This is not an isolated figure, but one of a range of other stats that demonstrate we are on the right path. Previously, it was the Government's responsibility to keep free licences for the elderly, but responsibility for the concession transferred to the BBC this year, following an agreement made in 2015. WebGraham Norton, born on April 4, 1963, is one of the BBC's best-paid presenters. A handful of men have seen salary increases as well. He has also presented reality TV shows Jailbreak, and Are You Telepathic. Figures were published in the corporation's latest annual report, which also revealed a sharp drop in the time UK adults spend watching TV every day. 1. However, the list does not include all presenters and actors as BBC Studios, the BBC's commercial arm, does not have to publish its own stars' salaries. His estimated net worth ranges from 20 million to 24 million. The former England international's salary dropped ever so slightly as he earned 1.36m the year prior, which came after he took a pay cut from 1.75m. leaving the broadcaster to host a joint radio show and podcasts for rival network LBC, Thailand's 'most beautiful transgender woman' and husband wear $580K in attire at extravagant wedding, Desperate mountain residents trapped by snow beg for help; 'We are coming,' sheriff says, U.S. court won't require FAA to make airplane seat size, spacing rules, Convicted killer Alex Murdaugh's new mugshot revealed after double life sentence, Rebel Wilson says she was banned from Disneyland for 30 days for taking a bathroom selfie, SoCal in for cool start to weekend, but light rain makes brief return, Here's Why You Should Swap Out Your Old Bedsheets, Houston enforcing ordinance against feeding homeless people, Family hopes to find answers in Anson County mans death. Claudia Winkleman: 370,000 - 374,999, 10. 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Some presenters, like Graham Norton and Alex Jones, are not included because their shows are produced by BBC Studios, a commercial company. I never signed up for it but now its enforced upon you.. Other radio broadcasters to see a drop in salary include Stephen Nolan (down around 75,000), Mark Radcliffe (35,000), Ken Bruce (20,000) and Shaun Keaveny (10,000). Gary Lineker and Alan Shearer are both in the top three highest earners, Jordan Henderson urges Liverpool to "move on" from Sadio Mane after Darwin Nunez arrival, Erik ten Hag 'annoyed' by Man Utd group during training over clear demand. It was a fraught time, horrible. BBC newsreader and presenter Huw Edwards has seen his salary reduced by around 30,000, and presenter Andrew Marr has seen a cut of roughly 10,000. This includes stars in other high profile shows like EastEnders, Strictly Come Dancing and Top Gear. Mark Chapman is 31st on the list, earning around 250,000-254,999. Shearer's fellow former England striker Gary Lineker earned the most. The Conservative Party pledged to retain free TV Licences for over 75s until 2022 in its 2015 election manifesto. Top 10 highest-paid BBC talent Gary Lineker - 1,360,000-1,364,999 2019/2020: 1,750,000-1,754,999 Zoe Ball - 1,130,000-1,134,999 2019/2020: By entering your details, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. Here is the list of everyone who earned above 150,000 at the BBC in 2020-2021 whose salaries have been published. This is significant change. Justin Webb and Nick Robinson, presenters of the Today programme, have both seen an increase (85,000 and 40,000 respectively). The salaries of the BBCs highest-paid sports commentators, presenters and pundits have been revealed for the first time, with Match of the Day host Gary Mr Davie said: "With regards to the public service payments to Claudia, she started her weekend show this February taking over from Graham, so that's why this year she is not on the list. Vanessa Feltz: 355,000 - 359,999 and Jason Mohammad: 355,000 - 359,999. Zoe Ball - 1,360,000-1,364,999 Radio 2's Zoe Ball Breakfast Show vH _sfd \ec.R-n$IX @*wF$Ivj\"###"#"{w>>'47&zBln8-{`jQgk"$&44\z>'dm 6qAys7I*Ogs\?=IH UhDP1gD7.rL*w|#:hkAddl0+fW!I yB;WY6'w&av:^/M.eWK@ #C|x $it}wQvM %:{qC5AduIg84+I"g:R$ ygdeiGzm *$0(h\7-W}?ggg_)e= Read more:McDonald's boss who started as the cleaner on 93p-an-hour now runs 20 restaurants.