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Clive Myrie and Huw Edwards among BBC talent earning more than £10K outside work

Four BBC broadcasters received more than £10,000 on top of their pay for work outside the company between April and June, new data shows.

As of January 2021, n-air talent and senior leaders have had to publicly declare outside paid work, including public speaking, appearance or cam writing activities. conclude.

Clive Myrie, Nick Robinson, Huw Edwards and Katya Adler were paid an undisclosed amount of more than £10,000 over three months, according to the BBC’s external event register.

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Huw Edwards (Ian West / PA)

Mastermind presenter Myrie was paid by SCC to be a moderator at an event on May 19, while Robinson, the presenter of Radio 4’s Today show, received his money for speaking at a event organized by law firm Mishcon de Reya on May 5.

In the BBC’s 2021/2022 annual report, Myrie was listed as having a salary of between £255,000-$259,999, while Robinson was paid between £270,000-274,999.

Europe editor Adler, meanwhile, was paid for a keynote to the Future Industry Association on June 7.

And News at Ten presenter Edwards was paid to host an event for the British Association of Insurance Brokers on May 11.

According to the BBC’s annual report, Adler earns between £215,000-219,999 in 2021/2022, while Edwards earns between £410,000-414,999.

Subscription classes pay in four categories – under £1,000, £1,000-5,000, £5,000-10,000 and over £10,000.

The BBC’s 13 journalists, including Fiona Bruce and Naga Munchetty, are paid between £5,000-10,000 for outside work.

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Katya Adler (Ian West / PA)

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Kirsty Wark, Newsnight’s longest-running host, has taken on two areas of work in that pay bracket – organizing an event for World Skills UK and interviewing the law firm Akin Gump.

Myrie is paid between £5,000-10,000 in two installments – as a presenter for PR Week and speaking for the Association of Investment Firms.

Other journalists appearing in the frame include Faisal Islam, Spencer Kelly and Robinson.

Employees must obtain written approval from the department head before applying for any outside engagements.

General Manager Tim Davie announced the move in October 2020 as part of a series of measures aimed at ensuring the broadcaster’s fairness.

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