Zoe Ball joins top earners list at the BBC

New BBC Radio 2 breakfast show host Zoe Ball has joined the BBC big earners top 10 list whilst Jeremy Vine took at £110k pay cut

Vanessa Feltz also makes it inside the top 10 list, which this year includes three women for the first time, along with Claudia Winkleman.

Chris Evans is still in the list, as it covers the period from April 2018 to March 2019, so will only represent nine months of work. He got £1.25m for 150 editions of the Breakfast Show (or £8.3k per programme).

Zoe Ball’s wage at £370,000 to £374,999 represents the first three months of hosting Breakfast (30 programmes), plus nine months of Saturday shows (40 programmes).

Vanessa Feltz got paid £355,000 – £359,999 for 200 editions of the Radio 2 Early Breakfast Show and 220 editions of Radio London Breakfast Show.

Some male radio presenters, who agreed on a pay cut after revelations over equal salaries, are now further down the list, including Jeremy Vine, Steve Wright, John Humphrys and Nicky Campbell.

Here’s how much some of the top radio broadcasters were paid in the latest report covering 2018/19:

Chris Evans: £1.250m – £1.254 (£1.660 – £1.669 previously (full year figure))
Graham Norton: £610,000 – £614,999 (£600-610k previously)
Steve Wright: £465,000 – £469,999 (£550-560k previously)
Claudia Winkleman: £370,000 – £374,999 (£370k – £379k previously)
Nicky Campbell: £340,000 – £345,999 (£410-420k previously)
Stephen Nolan: £325,000 – £329,999 (£400-£410k previously)
Greg James: £310,000 – £314,999 (110 Drive shows, 80 breakfast on Radio 1) (£170k – £179k previously)
Nick Grimshaw: £310,000 – £314,999 (£400-410k previously)
Lauren Laverne: £305,000 – £309,999 (140 mid-morning shows, 60 on breakfast at 6 Music) (£230k – £239k previously)
John Humphrys: £290,000 – £294,999 (£400k – £409k previously)
Scott Mills: £285,000 – £289,999 (£280k – £289k previously)
Ken Bruce: £280,000 – £284,999 (£300k – £309k previously)
Jeremy Vine: £290,000 – £294,999 (£440-450k previously)
Jo Whiley: £270,000 – £274,999 (£170k – £179k previously)
Simon Mayo: £245,000 – £249,999 (£340k – £349k previously)
Sara Cox: £235,000 – £239,999
Tina Daheley: £185,000 – £189,999 (£150k – £159k previously)
Adrian Chiles: £180,000 – £184,999
Annie Mac: £180,000 – £184,999
Nihal Arthanayake: £175,000 – £179,999
Rachel Burden: £170,000 – £174,999 (£150k – £159k previously)
Trevor Nelson: £165,000 – £169,999 (£150k – £159k previously)
Shaun Keaveny: £160,000 – £164,999 (160 6 Music Breakfast Shows, 50 6 Music Afternoon Shows) (£170k – £179k previously)
Mark Radcliffe: £155,000 – £159,999 (£190k – £199k previously)
Dotun Adebayo: £150,000 – £154,999
Clara Amfo: £150,000 – £154,999

In management:

Tony Hall Director-General: £450,000 – £454,999
Ken MacQuarrie Director, Nations and Regions: £325,000 – £329,999
James Purnell Director, Radio and Education: £305,000 – £309,999
Bob Shennan Group Managing Director: £275,000 – £279,999
Graham Ellis Controller, Radio Production: £210,000 – £214,999
Ben Cooper Controller, Radio 1, 1Xtra and Asian Network: £200,000 – £204,999
Gwyneth Williams Controller, Radio 4: £195,000 – £199,999
Charlotte Lock Launch Director, Sounds: £185,000 – £189,999
Alan Davey Controller, Radio 3: £175,000 – £179,999
Jonathan Wall Controller, 5 Live: £165,000 – £169,999
Chris Burns Senior Head of Local Radio Commissioning: £150,000 – £154,999

Created on Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019 at 12:25 pm

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