[NUJ.LFB] NUJ Rate for the Job:
Words, per 1000 / mags

Archived: 14 November 2017

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.

^ Words, per 1000 / mags

Work paid by the thousand words, whose primary use was in a magazine. (Generic rates for publishing groups appear at the end.)
These are archived rates - see current rates.

* Tell us what you've been paid for Words, per 1000 / mags * Freelance Fees Guide
Publication / Programme - details & terms Group Year currency Basic fee Extras
GR
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0-19 feature _RBI 2005 GBP 220 X
0-19 _RBI 2005 GBP 220
19 Futures section _IPC 1993 GBP 250 -
220 Triathlon feature _Origin 2004 GBP 111 X
24 Housing 2010 GBP 288
24 Housing 2010 GBP 276 X
7 monthly (DMC publishing; defunct Oct 2002) 2002 GBP 150
Accountancy Age all rights _IncisiM 2010 GBP 270 0
Accountancy Age all rights _IncisiM 2010 GBP 270 0
Accountancy Age _VNU 1992 GBP 100 -
Accounting + Business 2003 GBP 350
Accounting Technician usually 800 words for £85 _Centu 2005 GBP 106 XXX
Adline features 2002 GBP 200
African Business 1996 GBP 70 -
African Review 1993 GBP 50 - X
African Review 1993 GBP 90 -
Aircraft Illustrated 1998 GBP 113 - X
Alodis 2001 GBP 700 O
Amateur Photographer _IPC 2003 GBP 125 XX
Amina 1994 GBP 180 -
Amina 1994 GBP 150 -
Amina 1994 GBP 180 -
Antique 1996 GBP 100 - X
Antiques + Collectables _Merrick 2004 GBP 125
Arena feature _EMAP 2005 GBP 350
Arena feature _EMAP 2005 GBP 300
Arena feature _EMAP 2005 GBP 300
Arena feature _EMAP 2005 GBP 330
Arena Feature _EMAP 2001 GBP 300
Arena Feature _EMAP 2001 GBP 350
Arena _EMAP 2001 GBP 350
Arena _EMAP 1994 GBP 180 - X
Artists Newsletter 1998 GBP 100 -
Artists Newsletter 1996 GBP 100 -
Artwork 1997 GBP 200 -
Asia-Pacific Drinks Buyer 1996 GBP 150 -
Asian Weekly (incl picture) 1993 GBP 58.33 -
Athletics Weekly articles on athletics, various news items _Descart 2002 GBP 70
Atlantic online arts feature 2011 GBP 100
Attractions Management (Leisure Media Group) interviews & features FBS 2004 GBP 240
AUG magazine (?) item pulled - paid 2005 GBP 200
Auto Express feature writing, including sourcing and providing appropriate images for free FBS, no expenses _Dennis 2007 GBP 200 GR X
Auto Express _Dennis 2005 GBP 500
Auto Express all rights _Dennis 2005 GBP 350
Auto Express FBS _Dennis 2001 GBP 350
Auto Express _Dennis 1997 GBP 400 -
Auto Express 2nd page lead _Dennis 1994 GBP 75 -
Auto Express (2 months later for complete 100-mile race feature) _Dennis 1993 GBP 200 -
B Fox fair ? 2011 GBP 375
Baby and You 1200 word feature FBS 2004 GBP 133 XX
Baby 1997 GBP 200 -
Bang music reviews per thousand words (don't know licence terms) 2003 GBP 150 X
Bang music reviews per thousand words 2003 GBP 150 X
Banking Technology (Infirmary) features 2001 GBP 300
Barn (Welsh language magazine) 1000 word article + initial interview 2007 GBP 100 XX
Bass Guitar 2008 GBP 50 XXXX
Bassist _Future 1997 GBP 100 -
BBC History _BBC 2003 GBP 167
Beauty (trade magazine) writing a column 2003 GBP 300
Bella _Bauer 1993 GBP 417 -
Bella _Bauer 1993 GBP 333 -
Best feature all Rights _NatMag 2004 GBP 500 GR
Big Issue Cymru _BI 2007 GBP 100 X
Big Issue in the North news feature - will pay up to £100 exes _BI 2002 GBP 90
Big Issue London 620 words @ £75 FBS _BI 2007 GBP 121 X
Big Issue feature _BI 2002 GBP 161.67
Big Issue _BI 2001 GBP 165
Big Issue news and news features rate _BI 2001 GBP 155 GR
Big Issue North _BI 1998 GBP 90 -
Big Issue _BI 1997 GBP 150 -
Big Issue Scotland; per agreement _BI 1997 GBP 95 - HA
Big Issue _BI 1995 GBP 150 -
Big Issue _BI 1995 GBP 100 -
Big Issue _BI 1994 GBP 100 -
Birdkeeper with pics _IPC 2001 GBP 120 XXXX
Bizarre interview _Dennis 2006 GBP 200 X
Bizarre features _Dennis 2006 GBP 200 XX
Bizzare 400 words @ £100 = 2001 GBP 250
Black Beauty+Hair 1995 GBP 95 -
Black Media Journal 2000 GBP 120 -
Blaq Spot 'don't bother' 2001 GBP 100
BlaqSport feature article no licence specified 2003 GBP 100 0 GR X
Blaqsport (Black Publications) 2002 GBP 150 X
Blender (US) concert review $1250 "complex system of extra fees" for web use _Dennis 2002 GBP 886 O
Blender (USA) Record review _Dennis 2001 GBP 714 GR O
Blender (US) reviews $1000/thou _Dennis 2001 GBP 715
Blender (US) features $1500/thou _Dennis 2001 GBP 1070 O
BMJ News 2004 GBP 333
Bogey (The Media Cell) feature - non-member says took ages to pay FBS 2004 GBP 250 GR
Bookdealer feature 2010 GBP 75 X
Bookseller feature taxed at source _VNU 2006 GBP 240 GR
Bookseller 1996 GBP 150 -
British Journal of Photography _IncisiM 1995 GBP 140 -
British Journal of Photography _IncisiM 1993 GBP 100 -
British Medical Journal 2005 GBP 300
British Medical Journal 1997 GBP 250 -
BThere! Brussels airline inflight mag _Ink 2007 GBP 167 X
Build It 2000 GBP 225
Building Homes 1997 GBP 200 -
Building Review 1996 GBP 125 -
Building _Builder 1996 GBP 85 - X
Business Destinations features no licence specified 2006 GBP 150 XX
Business Exec (?) (Bloomberg) _Bloomb 2001 GBP 200
Business Opportunity World 1997 GBP 92.30 -
Business Voice 2003 GBP 50
Businesses+Premises For Sale 1997 GBP 120 -
BYTE UK office 1992 GBP 333 -
C+S (incl pix) 1993 GBP 350 -
Campaign _HM 2005 GBP 275
Campaign _HM 1995 GBP 200 -
Camping 1994 GBP 90 -
Camping 1993 GBP 90 -
Canal Boat _ECN 2006 GBP 270
Capacity TelCap Ltd writes to inform us of standard rate 2005 GBP 350 GR
Capacity 2005 GBP 450 GR
Capital Gay 1994 GBP 100 -
Carve (surf) 1994 GBP 30 - X
Cat World feature 1200 words 2008 GBP 65 X
Catholic Herald "rate is ignoble" 2009 GBP 67
Catholic Herald £100 for 1200-1500 feature no licence discussed 2005 GBP 83 XXX
Cats Today 2004 GBP 16.25 XXXX
CD Review (USA) 1995 GBP 210 - X
Children Now _HM 2005 GBP 230
Children Now _HM 2005 GBP 220
Children Now _HM 2004 GBP 250
Children Now _HM 2004 GBP 240
Choice _EMAP 2004 GBP 275
Choice _EMAP 2004 GBP 275
Choice _EMAP 1998 GBP 250 -
Chronicle of Higher Education (US) $400 1995 GBP 250 -
Church of England newspaper 1200 feature @ £100 2007 GBP 83 X
Church Times features 2007 GBP 150
Church Times 2005 GBP 150 X
Church Times 1993 GBP 100 -
City Life (defunct, Manchester) _GMG 1997 GBP 100 -
Clash music reviews 2007 GBP 0 GR XXXX
Classic Car Weekly (500-word monthly column at 200) 1993 GBP 400 -
Classic FM magazine FBS _HM 2002 GBP 250
Classic Ford Feature all rights _AS 2004 GBP 130 GR XX
Classic Rock feature either party may syndicate _Future 2007 GBP 100 XXX
Classic Rock feature either party may syndicate _Future 2007 GBP 150 X
Classic Rock feature first English language use _Future 2006 GBP 128 XX
Classic Rock features _Future 2004 GBP 100 GR X
Classic Rock feature _Future 2003 GBP 100 X
Closer _EMAP 2004 GBP 654 O
CNN Traveller feature FBS _Highbur 2004 GBP 250 GR
Coach and Bus Week one-off article 2010 GBP 100 XXXX
Code Exclusive use in magazine 2002 GBP 250 GR O
Collect It _Essent 2004 GBP 166.67
Collect it _Essent 2002 GBP 222
Collectables 1500-word feature @ $US100 = 2009 USD 75 XXXX
Commercial Motor news _RBI 1994 GBP 300 -
Community Care Matters (SPG media) 2009 GBP 200 X
Community Care same rate for 5 years _RBI 2005 GBP 200
Community Care Feature _RBI 2004 GBP 200 GR
Community Care _RBI 1997 GBP 165 -
Community Practitioner 2004 GBP 180
Company Car 1993 GBP 300 -
Company _NatMag 1996 GBP 225 -
Computer Arts all rights all media worldwide forever _Future 2003 GBP 180 0 X
Computer Arts _Future 1998 GBP 80 - XX
Computer Retail News _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
Computer Shopper Reviews _Dennis 2000 GBP 205 GR
Computer Trade Shopper Reviews _RBI 2000 GBP 200 GR
Computer Weekly static for 5 years! _RBI 2003 GBP 253
Computer Weekly features _RBI 2001 GBP 235
Computer Weekly _RBI 1998 GBP 253
Computeractive features all rights _VNU 2003 GBP 250 GR
Computeractive features and grouptests VNU claims world wide rights, including online _VNU 2000 GBP 200 GR
Computerscope Reporting 2005 EUR 230
Computing usual (want free re-use) _VNU 2001 GBP 275 0
Computing _VNU 2001 GBP 400
Computing favoured writers _VNU 2000 GBP 400
Computing _VNU 1998 GBP 220 -
Computing _VNU 1998 GBP 150 -
Condé Nast Traveller 2500 words £800 + exes all rights _CondN 2002 GBP 320 0 XX
Connect Monthly column FBS _TU 2002 GBP 223 0
Construction and Property News feature, 2000 words for €350 - slow payers. no licence specified 2005 EUR 175
Construction News basic rate for online work supplied by editor _EMAP 2001 GBP 200
Cornerstone (Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings) 2006 GBP 133
Cosmopolitan feature all rights _NatMag 2005 GBP 400 GR X
Cosmopolitan feature _CondN 2005 GBP 350
Cosmopolitan feature _NatMag 2001 GBP 300 X
Cosmopolitan feature _NatMag 2001 GBP 625 O
Cosmopolitan _NatMag 1998 GBP 375 -
Cosmopolitan _NatMag 1996 GBP 500 -
Country Life _IPC 1995 GBP 250 -
Country Life _IPC 1995 GBP 300 -
Country Smallholding _ECN 2003 GBP 40 XXX
Country (A+D Media) FBS 2003 GBP 100
Cruise International _Chelsea 2012 GBP 273
Cycle Sport _IPC 1995 GBP 140 -
Cycling Today 1995 GBP 90 -
Cycling Weekly 1993 GBP 150 -
D of PC (?) + £10 per photo used 2010 GBP 200
Dance Today! (Dancing Times group) 2004 GBP 100 X
Datapro 1994 GBP 165 -
Decanter feature writing worldwide copyright assignment _IPC 2001 GBP 250 0 GR XX
Design (Design Council) was 200 before it called itself a Journal: member comments 'pretensions to academia fool nobody!' 1995 GBP 160 -
Design 1994 GBP 180 -
Designing 1997 GBP 133 -
Designing 1994 GBP 150 -
Details US authors - up to $2000 _Fairch 2002 GBP 1373 O
Devon Life feature article _ECN 2004 GBP 40 X
Devon Life 2000 GBP 30 - XX
Dia Lunama 1999 GBP 60 - X
Diamond International 1996 GBP 150 -
Didsbury Magazine FBS + web use, no expenses 2007 GBP 100 GR X
Didsbury Magazine interviews and articles FBS 2005 GBP 100 GR X
Didsbury Magazine Articles FBS 2005 GBP 400
Digital Photographer 1998 GBP 100 -
Diplomat 1998 GBP 200 -
Director writing FBS; expenses paid within reason 2005 GBP 350
Distributed Computing 1997 GBP 250 -
Distribution 1996 GBP 160 -
DIVA 1998 GBP 100 - X
DIY Power Any article 2001 GBP 120 GR
Doctor _RBI 1995 GBP 130 -
Doctor _RBI 1995 GBP 130 -
Doctor _RBI 1995 GBP 130 -
Dogs Monthly 1500 word feature @ £70 = 2006 GBP 47 XXX
Dogs Today interview , terms FBS but refused to pay and kept up argument for several months 2009 GBP 80 XX
Don't Tell It 1997 GBP 125 - X
Don't Tell It 1995 GBP 60 - X
Don't Tell It 1995 GBP 100 - X
Dorchester Group Magazine features first world rights _Brown 2003 GBP 400 GR
Dragon (Hasbro) 2008 GBP 30 GR XXX
Dreamwatch, Star Trek etc (Titan Publishing Group) - exclusives etc 2004 GBP 120 GR
Dreamwatch, Star Trek etc (all Titan Publishing Group mags) 2004 GBP 100 GR
East 750 words for £175 = 2006 GBP 233
Education Now all rights _Springr 2010 GBP 100 0 GR X
Electrical & Radio Trader Weekly (ERT) Reporting 2001 GBP 140
Electrical Design _Builder 1993 GBP 100 -
Electrical Review _RBI 1994 GBP 125 -
Electrical Times _RBI 1994 GBP 100 -
Elite (USA) $400 1995 GBP 620 - X
Elle _Hach 1993 GBP 375 -
Embroidery 2009 GBP 133
Emel Researched feature 2005 GBP 100 XX
Emergency Nurse (Royal College of Nursing) 2002 GBP 260
Emerging Health Threats researched scientific news report/commentary , terms FBS 2009 GBP 270
Emerging Markets _Assoc 2005 GBP 350
Emigrate feature , terms FBS plus internet _Johnsto 2009 GBP 150
Empire all rights _EMAP 2004 GBP 300
Empire Vary _EMAP 2001 GBP 300 0
Empire _EMAP 1994 GBP 150 -
Empire _EMAP 1992 GBP 162.50 -
Engage 2006 GBP 150
Engineer FBS _Centaur 2005 GBP 250
Engineer Virtually all rights, forever. Gawd bless 'em. _MF 2003 GBP 350
Engineer offer 150 pay _MF 1994 GBP 200 -
Engineering 1995 GBP 200 -
English Language Gazette news, raised from 18-20p pw using RftJ page (lower rates for moonlighting academics!) FBS + web 2007 GBP 220
English Language Gazette 400-word news story - leads supplied - for £85 FBS + web 2007 GBP 212 X
English Language Gazette 325 words @ £72 incl web edition = 2006 GBP 222
English Language Gazette incl web edition 2004 GBP 164
Esquire _Natmag 2005 GBP 350
Esquire feature _NatMag 2005 GBP 400
Esquire _Natmag 2004 GBP 350
Esquire Feature (don't know licence terms) _NatMag 2001 GBP 595
Esquire Feature (don't know licence terms) _NatMag 2001 GBP 500
Esquire _NatMag 1998 GBP 595 - O
Esquire _NatMag 1995 GBP 300 -
Essentials _IPC 2004 GBP 333.33
Essentials including 3 interviews all rights _IPC 2004 GBP 225 GR XXX
Essentials _IPC 2006 GBP 250 GR
Essex Life FBS _ECN 2008 GBP 80 XX
Estates Times 1994 GBP 133 -
Euroabstracts (European Commission) book precis 2003 GBP 228
Eurobusiness 1995 GBP 220 -
Euromoney _Assoc 2005 GBP 350
Euromoney dollar-a-word-ish _Assoc 2003 GBP 650
Euromoney +exes _Assoc 1999 GBP 250 -
Euromoney _Assoc 1997 GBP 250 -
European Drinks Buyer 1996 GBP 150 -
European Frozen Food Buyer 1994 GBP 100 -
European Supermarkets 1996 GBP 150 -
European Supermarkets 1994 GBP 110 -
European Elan section _BarcB 1995 GBP 150 - X
European _BarcB 1995 GBP 200 -
European ('varies') _BarcB 1994 GBP 240 -
European _BarcB 1993 GBP 325 -
European (disputed later) _BarcB 1993 GBP 212 -
Eurostar Magazine feature _Ink 2010 GBP 300 X
Eva and other IPC _IPC 1995 GBP 250 -
Eve lifestyle feature article _BBC 2004 GBP 250
Eve Feature _BBC 2001 GBP 320
Eve _BBC 2000 GBP 350
Everywoman 1994 GBP 50 -
Everywoman 1994 GBP 44 -
Executive Internet Reviews 2000 GBP 150 X
ExplainIT 1997 GBP 200 -
Export Marketing 2001 GBP 160
External Funding Bulletin feature writing licence not specified 2005 GBP 250 GR
Fair Play _Informa 2005 GBP 190
Family Circle 1800 word feature all rights including waiving moral rights _IPC 2005 GBP 305.55
Family Today feature FBS 2002 GBP 250
Farmers Guardian FBS 2005 GBP 120
Farmers' Weekly editor called to say the rate is not the 170 we said! _RBI 1997 GBP 120 -
Fashion Capital some involved extensive picture research, for which member eventually persuaded them to pay an extra AU$ 200: AU$ = 2005 GBP 324 XXX
Fast Ford (A&S Publishing) feature all rights 2004 GBP 130 GR XX
Feature (in-flight rag) 1998 GBP 150 - x
FHM _EMAP 2004 GBP 250 X
FHM feature _EMAP 2003 GBP 365
FHM holiday feature - plus £200 exes _EMAP 2003 GBP 660 O
FHM _EMAP 1998 GBP 250 -
FHM _EMAP 1995 GBP 200 - X
Film und Fernsehen (Germany) 1998 GBP 68.67 - XX
Finance 2002 GBP 1000 O
Financial News _LFNP 2002 GBP 300
Financial News _LFNP 2000 GBP 250 -
Financial News _LFNP 1999 GBP 250 -
First Voice approx 2003 GBP 300
First feature _EMAP 2006 GBP 300 GR
Fitness First all rights 2002 GBP 175
Flipside 2000 GBP 100 -
Flirt 1998 GBP 200 -
Focus six-page feature article said they would pay within 30 days after publication _Origin 2005 GBP 200
For Women 1995 GBP 150 -
Fortean Times 2500 words @ £260 _Dennis 2010 GBP 104 X
Fortean Times travel piece, very limited travel exes agreed - book flight early! , terms FBS, web _Dennis 2009 GBP 60 XXX
Fortean Times 2500 words talked up to £325 = _Dennis 2008 GBP 130 XXX
Fortean Times _Dennis 2007 GBP 112.50
Fortean Times 5000 words @ £330 = _Dennis 2006 GBP 66 X
Fortean Times _Dennis 2005 GBP 122 X
Fortean Times _Dennis 2003 GBP 110 X
Fosse Way printed feature without discussing terms, then refused to pay _TMG 2005 GBP 0 XX^9
FourFourTwo _HM 2004 GBP 250
FourFourTwo _HM 1998 GBP 100 - X
FourFourTwo _HM 1997 GBP 100 - X
FourFourTwo _HM 1995 GBP 150 -
France 1996 GBP 110 - (X?)
Freelance Informer (computer trade) _RBI 1996 GBP 160 -
Freelance Informer (computer trade) _RBI 1996 GBP 125 -
Front feature writing _Highbur 2004 GBP 250
Frontier (Wilmington pubs) feature 2003 GBP 250
Frontiers 1998 GBP 250 -
fRoots 2004 GBP 50 X
Future music 2000 word feature, supposedly commissioned then backtracked to 'I ask lots of people to write things on spec' when member refused to assign copyright _Future 2006 GBP 100 0 XXX
FX 2006 GBP 270
FX 2005 GBP 312.50
Garda Review 2002 EUR 200
Gardens Illustrated _BBC 2004 GBP 300
Gay Times 1500 word feature @ £200 2009 GBP 133
Gay Times mag offered £100 - member got 2002 GBP 200
Gay Times 1998 GBP 100 - X
Geographical feature 2000 GBP 200 GR
Geographical 1998 GBP 125 - XX
Geographical 1994 GBP 200 -
Girl About Town _INM 1998 GBP 175 - X
Girl About Town _INM 1998 GBP 175 - X
Girl About Town (member: '!!') _INM 1994 GBP 130 - X
Glamour (should be Vogue or more) _CondN 2003 GBP 225 XXXX
Glamour Magazine _CondN 2003 GBP 225 0
Global Cement & Lime feature 2003 GBP 250 O
Global HR feature all rights contract (being negotiated) _RBI 2002 GBP 300
Global Trade Review (publisher is Exporta) 2002 GBP 200 0
GMB direct _TU 1995 GBP 165 -
Go Mini Feature all rights _AS 2004 GBP 130 GR XX
Goldlife 1997 GBP 150 -
Golf Digest Ireland features 2006 EUR 150 0 X
Golf Weekly they only pay for what they use, not what they commission: 15p per word _EMAP 2004 GBP 150 XX
Government Computing (Kable) 2003 GBP 200
Government Computing FBS 2001 GBP 260
GP feature all rights _HM 2005 GBP 150 XX
GP _HM 2005 GBP 150
GP (General Practitioner) _HM 1994 GBP 130 -
GQ feature _CondN 2005 GBP 350
GQ Feature (don't know licence terms) _CondN 2001 GBP 350
GQ Feature (don't know licence terms) _CondN 2001 GBP 1000 O
GQ _CondN 1997 GBP 300 -
GQ _CondN 1997 GBP 250 -
Gramophone all rights _HM 2006 GBP 200
Grassroots research reporting ph. card issued for ph. exp. 2001 GBP 500
Grazia feature FBS _EMAP 2006 GBP 700 O
Green Events _ink 2009 GBP 60 XX
Guiding 1993 GBP 50 -
Guiding 1993 GBP 60 -
Guinness Rock Encyclopaedia (#180 offered) 1997 GBP 220 -
Hairdressers Journal features _RBI 2002 GBP 150
Harpers & Queen writing FBS _NatMag 2001 GBP 500
Health + Fitness no licence specified 2005 GBP 150
Health Development Today feature writing FBS + web use _HMG 2002 GBP 216 21.60 GR
Health Matters with all rights 1999 GBP 250 - X
Health Service Journal _EMAP 2006 GBP 220
Health Service Journal _EMAP 2004 GBP 210 XXX
Health Which 2004 GBP 600
Health Which? (Consumer Association) feature writing FBS 2002 GBP 400 GR O
Health+Efficiency 1993 GBP 40 - X
Health+Fitness 1993 GBP 120 -
Health+Fitness 1992 GBP 120 -
Healthy Eating 1997 GBP 100 - X
High Life 4200-word travel feature involving celebrity interviews for £625 one month exclusive _Cedar 2006 GBP 149 GR XXX
High Life (BA inflight) _Cedar 2006 GBP 433
High Life 200-word article for £150 no rights agreement signed _Cedar 2006 GBP 750 O
High Life (British Airways) FBS _Cedar 2005 GBP 406
High Life (British Airways) 400 words £400 _Cedar 2002 GBP 1000 O
Hip Hop Conection (Infamous Ink) - good for an independent FBS 2002 GBP 300 O
History Today "Rubbish, I know" (ed.) FBS 2009 GBP 120 X
History Today Feature FBS? no other fees offered 2004 GBP 100 GR
Home and School (Hobsons) features FBS 2002 GBP 150 GR
Homes + Interiors Scotland (International Magazines) features FBS 2004 GBP 250
Homes Overseas a 1200 word article FBS for all Blendon mags and lifting rights for internet and syndication 2004 GBP 208.33 25 GR X
Homes+Gardens _IPC 1993 GBP 200 -
Horse + Hound news _IPC 2004 GBP 120 X
Horse+Hound _IPC 1995 GBP 250 -
Horse+Hound _IPC 1995 GBP 200 -
Horse+Rider 1993 GBP 100 -
Horse+Rider 1993 GBP 85 -
Hospital Doctor features no expenses paid _RBI 2004 GBP 165 GR X
Hotel+Restaurant _Quantum 1993 GBP 120 -
Hotshoe 2006 GBP 62.50 XX
Hotshoe 2006 GBP 62.50 XXX
House of Interiors 1993 GBP 400 -
Housing _excel 1997 GBP 125 -
HSJ feature FBS + 5% for web use _EMAP 2002 GBP 200 10
Human Resources _HM 2007 GBP 250
Human Resources _HM 2005 GBP 250
IBM AIX (sounds technical!) 1996 GBP 300 -
IBM Today features _RBI 2001 GBP 200
iCreate rights grab, worldwide _Highbur 2005 GBP 80 XX
ID page commissioned 1999 GBP 50 - X
Ideal Home around _IPC 1993 GBP 500 -
Idicom (Italy) Lira 72,000 1997 GBP 26.27 - XX
iDJ (Create Publishing) 2009 GBP 100 GR X
Ikon 1995 GBP 170 -
Ikon 1995 GBP 170 -
Illustrated London News 1998 GBP 200 -
In Britain 1998 GBP 150 -
Incentive Today (?) 1998 GBP 180 -
Index on Censorship 1998 GBP 70 - X
Information Strategy 1997 GBP 250 -
Information Week _VNU 1999 GBP 220 -
Information Week _VNU 1998 GBP 200 -
Information Week _VNU 1997 GBP 200 -
Information World Review features all rights _VNU 2005 GBP 250 GR
Information World Review _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
Information World Review _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
Ink (Infinity media) reviews 120 - 200w although rate/1000 looks OK for new mag, it is only just over £ 20 per review in some cases 2004 GBP 200
Inside Housing _TMG 2005 GBP 220
Inside Housing _TMG 1998 GBP 200 -
Inside Housing _TMG 1997 GBP 150 -
Inside Housing _TMG 1994 GBP 150 -
Inspirations 'per feature' 1995 GBP 350 -
Institutional Investor (Euromoney group) US$1000 _Assoc 2005 GBP 522 O
Insurance Age 1994 GBP 264.71 -
International Freighting Weekly feature _Informa 2004 GBP 200 GR X
International Freighting Weekly News/Features First use _Informa 2002 GBP 190
International Freighting Weekly _Informa 1994 GBP 115 -
International Money Marketing _Centaur 1996 GBP 150 -
Internet Business 1997 GBP 110 - X
Internet Magazine Features _EMAP 2001 GBP 200 GR
Internet Money Reviews 2000 GBP 100 XXX
Internet World (no formal terms) 2001 GBP 250
Internet World 1997 GBP 200 -
Internet _EMAP 1995 GBP 150 -
Interval World (Illustrated London News group) 1200 words £360 all rights 2002 GBP 300 0
Investor Relations print and web use 2002 GBP 300 0
Irish Arts Review FBS 2004 EUR 400 O
Irish Printer editor writes to say actual rates, apparently including expenses, are from €250 up to 2005 EUR 450 GR
Irish Printer feature writing and reportage; expenses paid. "god only knows" what licence was 2005 EUR 100
IRS (Eclipse) 2001 GBP 212.50
IT Week Features, case studies, analysis, briefing papers: no special terms or licence _VNU 2001 GBP 230 GR
IT Week _Ziff 1999 GBP 220 -
It's On The Net (SPL Publishing) articles, reviews FBS 2002 GBP 120 GR
Italy magazine article - including 2 photos 2005 GBP 100 XXXX
Jack (I Feel Good publishing) 500 word article offered £100 FBS 2003 GBP 200 XXXX
Jane's Group Sentinel _Janes 1996 GBP 120 -
Jersey-European (inflight mag) 1996 GBP 130 - X
Jewish Chronicle arts story with interview 2009 GBP 108 GR XX
Jewish Chronicle supplements Feature - no expenses paid - 700 words @ £90 2006 GBP 128.50 GR X
Jewish Chronicle Travel 2003 GBP 150 XX
Jewish Chronicle 1999 GBP 100 -
Jewish Chronicle 1999 GBP 100 -
Jockey Slut (Swinstead Publishing) 2003 GBP 100 X
Journalist Freelance Fees Guide rates _TU 1993 GBP -
Journalist _TU 1993 GBP 150 -
Junior FBS 2001 GBP 150
Kerrang! 130-word music reviews some extra payments for extra usage as per Q/Mojo agreement _EMAP 2007 GBP 138 HA XX
Kick It City 1995 GBP 60 - X
Kingsize _EMAP 2001 GBP 250
Kitchens, Bedrooms, Bathrooms (One World Media) - incl. photo research 2006 GBP 400
L'Equipe 1994 GBP 218 -
Ladies First Feature 2006 GBP 90
Ladies First 1997 GBP 50 - X
LAN Magazine 1995 GBP 160 -
Land Rover World all rights _IPC 2004 GBP 200
Land Rover World FBS _IPC 2003 GBP 200
Landrover World _IPC 2005 GBP 200 X
Law Society Gazette 2003 GBP 250 X
Law Society Gazette (The Law Society) All rights 2002 GBP 200 X
Lecturer (NATFHE union paper) _TU 1995 GBP 200 -
Letta Arts Review 1500 words US$150 2004 GBP 55.55 XXX
lfw _Informa 2009 GBP 220
Library Manager 1995 GBP 150 -
Linux Magazine any piece worldwide rights, in perpetuity plus your soul 2005 EUR 120 GR XXX
Linux User and Developer (HME Publishing) any piece FBS 2005 GBP 100 0 GR
Little Times (Fluid Ink) 2008 GBP 107 XXX
Livewire destination city guide for travel/consumer title licence not known 2007 GBP 500 O
Lloyds Register technical article exes - 40p per mile 2007 GBP 160
Lloyds Register 1000 words £160 per 1000 + 42p per mile exes 2007 GBP 160
Lloyds Ship Manager feature _Informa 2004 GBP 200 GR X
Lloyds + 40p per mile exes 2008 GBP 180
Loaded _IPC 2002 GBP 1500
Loaded _IPC 2001 GBP 300
Loaded new contributor _IPC 2000 GBP 180 - X
Loaded _IPC 1996 GBP 100 - X
Local Government Chronicle _EMAP 2006 GBP 220
Local Government Chronicle _EMAP 2002 GBP 200
Local Government News 1992 GBP 150 -
Logistica _RBI 1996 GBP 140 -
London Housing FBS 2005 GBP 272.72
London Jewish News (Totally plc) 2003 GBP 70 GR X
London Magazine 1993 GBP 250 -
London Portrait 1993 GBP 500 -
Lottery Monitor feature 2006 GBP 250
Lottery Monitor feature 2004 GBP 300 O
M+C front page 1995 GBP 100 -
MacUser review _Dennis 2005 GBP 160 X
MacUser all rights all media worldwide forever _Dennis 2003 GBP 200 0 X
MacUser _Dennis 1999 GBP 190 -
Macworld Review - cut from £200 all rights _IDG 2006 GBP 133 XXX
MacWorld attempted complete copyright ownership grab _Ziff 2003 GBP 185 0 XX
Magazine Guide (New Trade Pubs) 2002 GBP 140 20
Main Street Journal 1998 GBP 120 -
Management Today features all rights _HM 2005 GBP 600 O
Management Today _HM 1997 GBP 500 -
Maplin 1998 GBP 85 - X
Marie Claire Health+Beauty _IPC 1998 GBP 150 - X
Marie Claire _IPC 2001 GBP 400
Marie Claire _IPC 2000 GBP 350
Marie Claire feature _IPC 2000 GBP 400
Marie Claire Australia (? Hearst) AU$1000 = 2003 GBP 394
Marie-Claire _IPC 1995 GBP 300 -
Marketing news analysis/features all rights _HM 2005 GBP 260 GR
Marketing _HM 1992 GBP 160 -
Materials Handling News 1994 GBP 250 -
Maxim FBS _Dennis 2007 GBP 300
Maxim feature 2500 words + exes = £1000 FBS _Dennis 2002 GBP 400
Maxim Feature (don't know licence terms) _Dennis 2001 GBP 400
Maxim reputedly _Dennis 2001 GBP 400
Maxim _Dennis 1995 GBP 250 -
MBA Business _Caspian 2005 GBP 300
Media Forum (Italy) 2000 GBP 100 - X
Media Forum (Italy) 1999 GBP 100 -
Media Week stuck at pre-buyout rate _HM 2007 GBP 230 X
Media Week all rights _HM 2007 GBP 230 GR X
Media Week feature _HM 2006 GBP 230
Media Week _Quantum 1995 GBP 200 -
Mediaeval History £ 20 per 1500 characters 2004 GBP 84 XX
Melody Maker _IPC 1997 GBP 100 - XX
Men's Health all rights (with 50/50 on syndication) _NatMag 2011 GBP 400
Men's Health (minimum 2001) _Rodale 2001 GBP 250
Men's Health (recalled in 2001 from 5 years ago) _Rodale 1996 GBP 400
Metal Bulletin (Euromoney group) _Assoc 2010 GBP 247
Metal Bulletin news articles _Assoc 2008 GBP 160 XXX
Metal Bulletin feature 2003 GBP 250
Metal Bulletin 2002 GBP 180
Metal Hammer feature writing Six months exclusive _Future 2004 GBP 100 0 GR X
Methodist Recorder 2005 GBP 25 XXX
Metropolis (Pathvision Ltd) 1998 GBP 90 - X
Microscope features all rights _RBI 2003 GBP 250 GR
Microscope _Dennis 1995 GBP 160 -
Middle East International 1997 GBP 70 - X
Middle East Times 2006 GBP 15 XXXX
Midweek (taxed at source) _INM 1996 GBP 200 -
Mini magazine Feature all rights _AS 2004 GBP 130 GR XX
Miniature Scene 1997 GBP 50 - X
Mixmag feature _EMAP 2005 GBP 250
Mixmag feature _EMAP 2005 GBP 200 X
Mixmag feature _EMAP 2005 GBP 250
Mixmag cover feature _EMAP 2005 GBP 270
Mobile Europe 1998 GBP 150 -
ModernMum 2007 GBP 35 GR XXXX
Mojo features, with travel or multiple interviews - minimum good 'til April 2007 FBSR _EMAP 2006 GBP 295 HA
Mojo features, simple, viz. single interview - minimum good 'til April 2007 FBSR _EMAP 2006 GBP 266 HA
Mojo features, with travel or multiple interviews - minimum good 'til April 2006 FBSR _EMAP 2006 GBP 284 HA
Mojo features, simple, viz. single interview - minimum good 'til April 2006 FBSR _EMAP 2006 GBP 257.50 HA
Mojo album reviews (long) - minimum good 'til April 2006 FBSR _EMAP 2006 GBP 257.50 HA
Mojo feature _EMAP 2004 GBP 300
Mojo features FBSR _EMAP 2004 GBP 275 GR
Mojo long reviews _EMAP 2004 GBP 250 GR
Mojo album reviews (long) FBSR _EMAP 2003 GBP 250 GR
Mojo features - involving heavy research, multiple interviews or travel FBSR _EMAP 2003 GBP 275 GR
Mojo features - simple FBSR _EMAP 2003 GBP 250 GR
Mojo feature - 225 is minimum, according to agreed criteria FBS _EMAP 2002 GBP 250 HA
Mojo Lead LP review with interview component: 500w @ £95 - also pay £90 for same work. "Weird" _EMAP 2002 GBP 190
Mojo _EMAP 2001 GBP 200
Mojo _EMAP 1996 GBP 200 -
Money Matters 1994 GBP 280 -
Money Week 1992 GBP 150 -
More! 1500 word feature for £400 _EMAP 2002 GBP 267
More 500-word feature for £200 = _EMAP 2006 GBP 400
More _EMAP 2004 GBP 250 X
More _EMAP 1997 GBP 167 - X
More _EMAP 1994 GBP 250 -
More _EMAP 1993 GBP 200 -
Motorsport 1996 GBP 450 -
Mountain Biker _IPC 1992 GBP 95 -
Ms London _INM 2002 GBP 137.50
Ms London _INM 1998 GBP 140 -
Ms London _INM 1995 GBP 175 -
Ms London _INM 1994 GBP 140 -
Ms London _INM 1993 GBP 120 -
Ms London _INM 1992 GBP 120 -
Municipal Journal fully researched feature - member turned this down, after they said: 'We have freelances who work for this, and don't complain.' 2005 GBP 160 XXX
Municipal Journal 1993 GBP 120 -
Music Week _UM 2005 GBP 180 X
Muso all rights _Impromp 2007 GBP 75 GR XXXX
Muso (Impromptu Publishing) also sourcing photos unknown _Impromp 2004 GBP 150
Mute 1200 words @ £170 = 2007 GBP 142
Muzik _IPC 2001 GBP 150 GR
My IT Advisor All rights 2001 GBP 300
My Weekly 1500 word feature @ £200 = _DCT 2006 GBP 133 XXX
My Weekly FBS _DCT 2004 GBP 111
Network Computing 'Can they be serious?' 1994 GBP 130 - X
New African 1999 GBP 90 - X
New African (IC Publications) 1997 GBP 75 - XX
New African (IC Publications) 1997 GBP 100 - X
New African 1994 GBP 75 -
New Baby 2001 GBP 140
New Democrat 50 per 200 1992 GBP 250 -
New Gen 2007 GBP 100
New Internationalist 400 word review @ £80 2010 GBP 100 X
New Internationalist feature 2006 GBP 220
New Nation 1997 GBP 120 -
New Scientist features all rights demanded _RBI 2004 GBP 450 GR X
New Scientist news all rights + firstborn _RBI 2001 GBP 450 GR
New Scientist US authors - dollar a word; all rights and your first-born _RBI 2000 GBP 620 GR
New Scientist (all rights and your entrails) _RBI 1999 GBP 400 -
New Scientist _RBI 1998 GBP 417 -
New Scientist _RBI 1998 GBP 250 - X
New Scientist _RBI 1997 GBP 250 -
New Scientist (usu. 175) _RBI 1994 GBP 220 -
New Scientist _RBI 1993 GBP 175 -
New Scientist _RBI 1992 GBP 170 -
New Scientist _RBI 1992 GBP 190 -
New Statesman _Progres 2008 GBP 125 XX
New Statesman _Progres 2008 GBP 118 XXX
New Statesman travel piece _Progres 2007 GBP 167
New Statesman 2005 GBP 125
New Statesman 300 words @ £50 = _Progres 2005 GBP 150
New Statesman 2005 GBP 300
New Statesman 2004 GBP 100 GR
New Statesman report on 'round table' discussion about community justice issues 2004 GBP 250
New Statesman "for that price, you're getting opinion" 2004 GBP 100 XX
New Statesman FBS 2004 GBP 125 X
New Statesman 2000 GBP 150
New Statesman 1998 GBP 100 - X
New Statesman 1995 GBP 90 -
New Statesman 1995 GBP 90 -
New Statesman 1995 GBP 80 -
New Times Circulation 9.7 1995 GBP 25 - X
New Woman Real Life feature _EMAP 2004 GBP 233 GR X
New Woman (since bought by Hachette) _EMAP 2002 GBP 305.55
New Woman (since bought by Hachette) _IPC 1993 GBP 250 -
News Africa 2001 GBP 100
Niche Personal Loans extra for re-use paid variably 2007 GBP 220
Night+Day 1995 GBP 200 -
NME Legends _IPC 2005 GBP 200 X
NME feature _IPC 2005 GBP 220
NME feature _IPC 2005 GBP 200 X
NME feature _IPC 2005 GBP 120 X
NME feature _IPC 2005 GBP 240
NME _IPC 1996 GBP 100 - X
Noticias 1997 GBP 58 - X
Notion music feature: often initially offer £100: members haggle up to 2005 GBP 150
Notions feature 2005 GBP 150 X
Nova _IPC 2000 GBP 300
Now feature _IPC 2001 GBP 1500 O
Nursery World 2005 GBP 164
Nursing Standard feature _TU 2004 GBP 250 GR
Nursing Standard _TU 1997 GBP 153.33 -
Nursing Standard _TU 1995 GBP 120 -
Nursing Standard _TU 1994 GBP 125 -
Nursing Times _EMAP 2004 GBP 250 GR
Nursing Times feature FBS + 5% for web use _EMAP 2002 GBP 200 10
Nursing Times _EMAP 2001 GBP 200
Nursing Times _EMAP 1996 GBP 161.35 -
Nursing Times _EMAP 1994 GBP 150 -
Offshore Tech (SPG) 1500 words @ £300 2007 GBP 200 X
Olympus _ECN 2006 GBP 200
Options 1992 GBP 250 -
Organic Life 2007 GBP 220 GR
Oxford DNA 1500 words for £500 2006 GBP 333
Oxford Today no exes! 1999 GBP 200 - X
Oxford Today 1996 GBP 130 -
Packaging Week 1996 GBP 140 -
Paranormal (Jazz Publishing) FBS and web 2008 GBP 100 XX
Parking Review 1998 GBP 100 -
Pass _Future 1993 GBP 65 - X
Payday (defunct) feature 2000 words FBS 2002 GBP 640
Payday (defunct) feature FBS 2002 GBP 400
PC Dealer _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
PC Dealer _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
PC Direct _Ziff 1994 GBP 180 -
PC Plus features all rights _Future 2003 GBP 300 GR
PC Plus reviews worldwide rights _Future 2000 GBP 140 XXX
PC Plus _Future 1996 GBP 170 - X
PC Plus _Future 1992 GBP 116.28 -
PC Pro column includes a percentage, after negotiation, for electronic publications rights _Dennis 2003 GBP 275 GR
PC Pro _Dennis 1998 GBP 210 -
PC Pro _Dennis 1998 GBP 160 - X
PC Pro _Dennis 1997 GBP 160 -
PC Pro _Dennis 1995 GBP 150 -
PC Pro _Dennis 1994 GBP 150 -
PC Week _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
PC Week _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
PC Week _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
PC Zone _Dennis 2003 GBP 150 GR
PC-LAN 1994 GBP 150 -
People Management redactive _Centu 2003 GBP 300
People's Friend features FBS _DCT 2004 GBP 30 XX
Performance Cyclist ('!') 1994 GBP 42.50 - X
Period Ideas feature all rights 2007 GBP 100 GR XX
Personal Computer World features all rights _VNU 2003 GBP 275 GR
Personal Computer World all rights all media worldwide forever _VNU 2003 GBP 220 0
Personal Computer World features and grouptests VNU claims world wide rights, including online _VNU 2000 GBP 200 GR
Personal Computer World _VNU 1994 GBP 150 -
Personnel Today _RBI 1998 GBP 165 -
Pinnacle (Roller owner mag) 1992 GBP 300 -
Pitchfork online 2500-word feature @ $50 2009 USD 20 XXXX
Planning features all rights _HM 2005 GBP 175 X
Planning Feature all rights _HM 2001 GBP 200 0 X
Platts news story or feature flat fee, no expenses paid _McGraw 2004 GBP 175 GR
Playboy (Japan) feature 2003 GBP 450
Plays+Players 1998 GBP 90 -
PMR _RE 2007 GBP 160 GR
Police Review feature _Janes 2005 GBP 170 XX
Post Update 1996 GBP 150 -
Poultry World _RBI 1994 GBP 200 -
Power Finance and Risk (Institutional Investor) US$500 _Assoc 2001 GBP 360 X
PR Week news analysis all rights _HM 2005 GBP 190 GR
PR Week _HM 1995 GBP 180 -
Practical Classics feature on classic cars rights not discussed; no byline given _EMAP 2006 GBP 300
Practical Family History (ABM Publishing) - pic thrown in 2006 GBP 125
Practical Photography _EMAP 2003 GBP 120 GR
Practice Nurse _RBI 2004 GBP 160 GR
Prediction _IPC 2000 GBP 42 - XX
Pregnancy Real Life feature all Rights _Highbur 2004 GBP 200 GR XX
Pregnancy _Highbur 2001 GBP 150
Pregnancy feature _Highbur 2000 GBP 120
Press Gazette feature FBS _Quantum 2005 GBP 100 XXX
Press Gazette feature FBS _Quantum 2003 GBP 180
Press Gazette feature FBS _Quantum 2003 GBP 180 0 XX
Press Gazette 300 words for £260 _Quantum 2003 GBP 867 O
Press Gazette _Quantum 2003 GBP 183 X
Press Gazette 1600 word feature £180 FBS _Quantum 2002 GBP 112.50
Press Gazette 1600 word feature FBS _Quantum 2002 GBP 180
Press Gazette Web licence extra - editor thinks of this as 220 all in _Quantum 2000 GBP 200 20
Press Gazette _Quantum 1997 GBP 150 -
Pride 1995 GBP 75 -
Pride 1995 GBP 25 - XX
Prima Baby FBS _EMAP 2003 GBP 450
Printmaking Today feature 2010 GBP 76 GR X
Professional Photographer _ECN 2006 GBP 170
Professional Security Installer 1998 GBP 100 - X
Property People feature 2002 GBP 225
Public Finance 2007 GBP 275
Public Finance researched feature 2005 GBP 275 GR
Public Finance 2003 GBP 290
Public Health News 2004 GBP 250
Public Sector Management 2003 GBP 300
Public Service _TU 2007 GBP 275
Public Service _TU 2003 GBP 270
Pulse _MF 1992 GBP 175 -
Punch 2000 GBP 750 -
Punch (nine words) 1999 GBP 2777.78 - O
Punch 1998 GBP 333.33 -
Q album reviews (long/lead) - minimum good 'til April 2006 FBSR _EMAP 2006 GBP 283.25 HA
Q short news feature (lots of research) terms as per Q/Mojo freelance group agreements _EMAP 2005 GBP 500 GR O
Q feature terms as per Q/mojo freelance network agreement _EMAP 2005 GBP 300 GR
Q features (fallback minimum page rate usually higher) FBSR _EMAP 2004 GBP 275 GR
Q album reviews (long) FBSR _EMAP 2003 GBP 250 GR
Q features (fallback minimum page rate usually higher) FBSR _EMAP 2003 GBP 275 GR
Q features fallback - page rate usually higher - minimum good 'til April 2006 FBSR _EMAP 2003 GBP 284 HA
Q feature - 225 is minimum, according to agreed criteria FBS + website _EMAP 2002 GBP 250 25 HA
Q _EMAP 2001 GBP 200
Q _EMAP 1992 GBP 180 -
Q, etc Performance division _EMAP 1995 GBP 300 -
Q, etc Performance division _EMAP 1995 GBP 400 -
Racing Post news ('dodgy') _TMG 1994 GBP 120 - X
Radio Times features _BBC 2006 GBP 500 O
Radio Times feature _BBC 2005 GBP 500 GR
Radio Times _BBC 2001 GBP 500
Rail Professional 2004 GBP 250
RCI (Unity Media) technical/issue-based features _Unity 2003 GBP 150
Reactions (wossat?) 1994 GBP 220 -
Real 1700 word feature @ £600 = _Burda 2006 GBP 353
Real _Essent 2006 GBP 325
Real _Bauer 2002 GBP 1200 O
Record Collector features 2005 GBP 100 XX
Record Collector feature 2005 GBP 80 XXX
Record Collector (Diamond Publishing) feature all rights 2003 GBP 100 0
Red Pepper 1994 GBP 110 -
Red Feature FBS _Hach 2006 GBP 450
Red feature all rights _Hach 2003 GBP 350 0
Red (since bought by Hachette) _EMAP 2001 GBP 350
Red (since bought by Hachette) _EMAP 2000 GBP 250
Red (since bought by Hachette) _EMAP 1999 GBP 250 -
Red (since bought by Hachette) _EMAP 1999 GBP 250 -
Regeneration + Renewal researched feature _HM 2005 GBP 250 GR
Regeneration + Renewal _HM 2004 GBP 200 X
Resident Abroad 1996 GBP 150 -
Retail Solutions from £210 up to 2002 GBP 285
Retro Cars feature all rights _AS 2004 GBP 130 GR XX
Retro Gamer terms not specified _Live 2005 GBP 66 0 GR XXX
Revolution stuck since 1999? _HM 2007 GBP 220 X
Rip + Burn _HM 2004 GBP 225
Rip+Burn _HM 2005 GBP 225
Road and Rail Infrastructure feature writing, including sourcing and providing appropriate images for free FBS, no expenses 2007 GBP 200 GR XX
Rock Sound 2011 GBP 70 XXX
Rock Sound feature 2011 GBP 70 0 XX
Rock'n'Reel features (no fee for other work) 2010 GBP 90 XXX
Rock'n'Reel features all rights requested! 2007 GBP 0 GR XXXX
Room (IKEA) feature 2000 GBP 400
Rugby News _INM 1997 GBP 75 - X
Runner's World 600 wd piece for Women's Running page _Rodale 2004 GBP 0
Runner's World Feature _Rodale 2001 GBP 100 XX
Saga Magazine 2004 GBP 467 O
Saga Magazine FBS 2004 GBP 270
Satellite Times 1997 GBP 120 -
Saturday Night (Toronto) CAN$ 4500 per 4000-word story no grab _Holl 2001 GBP 511
Saudi Gazette 500 words for US$100 2006 GBP 114 XX
Scarlet Magazine asked for all rights - not agreed 2006 GBP 150 XX
Scene Update 1997 GBP 50 - X
Scotland feature plus pics 2007 GBP 400
Scriptwriter All rights 2006 GBP 40 XXX
Security Management Today 'just' 1994 GBP 100 -
Selling Long-Haul 1995 GBP 120 -
SFX behind-the-scenes features, interviews No expenses paid, and rates haven't gone up for over four years _Future 2003 GBP 120 X
She all rights _NatMag 2004 GBP 367 GR X
She feature _NatMag 2001 GBP 650 O
She feature - forgotten what the extra was for! - _NatMag 2001 GBP 450 10
She _NatMag 1998 GBP 350 -
She _NatMag 1993 GBP 222.22 -
Shopping Centre 1994 GBP 150 -
Short Wave Magazine feature (2000 words) rights grab, worldwide 2005 GBP 75 0 XX
Sibyl 1998 GBP 150 -
Silver Kris (airline mag) 2005 GBP 200
Sleazenation (Swinstead Publishing) 2003 GBP 100 X
Small Press Review 2008 GBP 80 XX
Smart Business _Caspian 2005 GBP 320
Social Work Today 1992 GBP 130 -
Songlines 1200 words @ £150 = 2009 GBP 125
Spirit + Destiny _Bauer 2006 GBP 275 GR
Sporting Gun feature FBS, no expenses paid _IPC 2002 GBP 45 XXX
Sporting Life 1994 GBP 210 -
Stoneheart 1995 GBP 90 -
Straight no Chaser 2006 GBP 75 XXX
Study UK (Hobsons) 1996 GBP 100 -
Subject (?) (The Stage Newspaper Ltd) 2002 GBP 400
Suffolk commissioned feature FBS _ECN 2006 GBP 100 GR X
Suffolk features up to 2000 words free reuse in other Archant publications _ECN 2003 GBP 70 GR XX
Supernanny 1250 @ £300 = all rights _Brookl 2006 GBP 240
Surveyor 1992 GBP 150 -
SW magazine 2002 GBP 125
Take a Break _Bauer 2008 GBP 440 O
Take A Break FBS _Bauer 2003 GBP 750 GR
Take A Break feature _Bauer 2001 GBP 500 O
Take a Break _Bauer 1995 GBP 650 -
Take a Break 1000 - 1200 words _Bauer 1992 GBP 450 -
Talk US authors - up to $3000 _Hearst 2002 GBP 2060 O
Tatler writing FBS _CondN 2003 GBP 500 250
Tatler writing all rights _CondN 2001 GBP 400 0
Tax Practitioner 1992 GBP 150 -
Taxation 1992 GBP 150 -
Teachers _Redwood 2002 GBP 250
Tec Files 1998 GBP 200 -
Telegraph Weekly feature _BarcB 2008 GBP 200 XX
Television Business International 1995 GBP 180 -
Tell 1997 GBP 150 -
The Biz (pharma company in-house mag) 3-page feature (up to 1500 words) 2008 GBP 333 GR
The Business New York correspondent expense paid, reasonable... not taxed at source _BarcB 2004 GBP 300
The Business New York correspondent expense paid, reasonable...not taxed at source _BarcB 2004 GBP 300 0
The Buzz (whassat?) 1996 GBP 70 -
The Collector 1997 GBP 60 - X
The Ecologist feature on saving rainforests 2005 GBP 195
The Ecologist interview 2003 GBP 190 GR
The Face Feature FBSR _EMAP 2001 GBP 300 GR
The Face _EMAP 2001 GBP 300
The Face _EMAP 2000 GBP 225
The Face _EMAP 1999 GBP 220 -
The Face _EMAP 1999 GBP 220 -
The Face _EMAP 1997 GBP 200 -
The Face _EMAP 1995 GBP 133.33 -
The Face _EMAP 1993 GBP 95 - XX
The Hill (incuding photographs!) 1997 GBP 66.67 - X
The Industry Standard Europe feats All rights (global and web) 2000 GBP 700 O
The Irish Field (The Irish Agricultural Trust) 2004 GBP 1000
The Lady 800 words @ £80 = 2007 GBP 100 XX
The Lady 1993 GBP 60 -
The List (Glasgow & Edinburgh) 2004 GBP 70 XX
The Mad Hatter's Review 2007 GBP 140 XX
The Manufacturer Feature writing FBS + web use _Conq 2007 GBP 300 GR
The Optician _RBI 1995 GBP 150 -
The Radio Magazine interview with pics _Tindle 2006 GBP 75 XX
The Scientist feature 2004 GBP 422
The Tablet FBS 2008 GBP 80 X
The Tablet Feature - 1500 words @ £140 = FBS 2006 GBP 93 XXX
The Tablet 1993 GBP 100 -
The Traveller feature FBS, no expenses 2000 GBP 200
The Traveller 1996 GBP 125 - (?)
The Traveller 1995 GBP 125 -
The Week £150 for 1200 words _Dennis 2004 GBP 125 X
The Wire Features 2003 GBP 60 GR X
The Wire 4500 word feature 2003 GBP 68 X
The Wire (member notes '!') 1993 GBP 50 - XX
Third Sector _HM 2006 GBP 230
Third Sector _HM 2005 GBP 240
Third Sector _HM 2005 GBP 220 X
Third Sector supplement features _HM 2004 GBP 240
This England FBS _thiseng 2004 GBP 25 XXXX
Time Out feature writing licence not specified _TOut 2005 GBP 200 X
Time Out ambigous terms - apparently exclusive to publisher for 6 months _TOut 2004 GBP 233
Time Out Features All rights contract slightly negotiable _TOut 2003 GBP 250 0 X
Time Out _TOut 1998 GBP 160 -
Time Out _TOut 1993 GBP 164 -
Time (don't know licence terms) _AOLTW 2003 GBP 1000 O
Times Educational Supplement enraged non-member who rang LFB Chair after reading the Rate for the Job _TSL 2007 GBP 160 XX
Times Educational Supplement exclusive news piece - £83 for 400w - initially wanted on spec, but exclusive member "too jaded to broach this - presumably all rights?" _TSL 2005 GBP 207.50 0 XX
Times Educational Supplement 400 words @ £275 = FBS _TSL 2005 GBP 687 O
Times Educational Supplement 400 words £76 web use included _TSL 2005 GBP 190 XX
Times Educational Supplement offered 190, paid _TSL 2005 GBP 247.50
Times Educational Supplement sidebar thrown in _NI 2004 GBP 316.67
Times Educational Supplement ('teacher rate' - try 200) _NI 1999 GBP 183 -
Times Educational Supplement (looks like 'teacher rate') _NI 1999 GBP 185 - X
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1998 GBP 200 -
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1998 GBP 160 -
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1998 GBP 150 - X
Times Educational Supplement (Journos should go for 200; 125 is for teachers) _NI 1998 GBP 125 - XX
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1998 GBP 150 - X
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1997 GBP 150 -
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1997 GBP 200 -
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1996 GBP 150 - X
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1995 GBP 96.25 - X
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1995 GBP 120 -
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1994 GBP 150 -
Times Educational Supplement _NI 1992 GBP 143 -
Times Higher Education Supplement 1200 word features, each £300 = _TSL 2007 GBP 250
Times Higher Education Supplement 500 words based on interviews FBS + web, bumped up rate slightly _TSL 2007 GBP 236 X
Times Higher Education Supplement feature licence not discussed _NI 2005 GBP 200 X
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 2004 GBP 230.77
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 2004 GBP 267 27
Times Higher Education Supplement feature _NI 2004 GBP 235
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 2003 GBP 200
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 2000 GBP 180 -
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1999 GBP 180 - X
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1999 GBP 200 -
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1998 GBP 200 -
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1998 GBP 150 - X
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1997 GBP 200 -
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1995 GBP 200 -
Times Higher Education Supplement for journalists _NI 1995 GBP 200 -
Times Higher Education Supplement academic rate 'because we've gone over budget' _NI 1995 GBP 120 - X
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1995 GBP 120 -
Times Higher Education Supplement (but waits for end of month following publication) _NI 1993 GBP 150 -
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1993 GBP 150 -
Times Higher Education Supplement _NI 1993 GBP 150 -
Times Literary Supplement commentary (long feature) FBS? no web archive fee offered _NI 2004 GBP 100 XX
Times Literary Supplement _NI 1997 GBP 150 -
TNT 2010 GBP 114 XX
TNT 500-word feature 2002 GBP 200
TNT 800-word feature for £120 2002 GBP 150 25
TNT 1998 GBP 167 -
TNT 1995 GBP 80 - X
Tomorrow's World (launch magazine) _BBC 1998 GBP 300 -
Top Gear news FBS _BBC 2001 GBP 600
Top Gear _BBC 1998 GBP 500 -
Top Gear _BBC 1994 GBP 300 -
Top of the Pops magazine _BBC 1995 GBP 250 -
Total BMW> Feature all rights _AS 2004 GBP 130 GR XX
Total DVD _Highbur 2005 GBP 120 0 GR X
Total DVD Any article 2001 GBP 120 GR
Total Football _Future 1999 GBP 225 -
Total Football _Future 1997 GBP 120 -
Total Sport 1997 GBP 250 -
Total Sport 1995 GBP 180 -
Total Telecom _Terrapn 2005 GBP 350 GR
Total Vauxhall (A&S Publishing) feature all rights 2004 GBP 130 GR XX
Touch (Saffron repro) small circulation 2002 GBP 50
Transit 2004 GBP 150 X
Travel Trade Gazette Europa _MF 1997 GBP 140 -
Travel Trade Gazette (CMP) _UM 2005 GBP 175 X
Travel Trade Gazette _MF 1999 GBP 144 -
Travel Trade Gazette Middle East 400w US$140 incl web edition _MF 2004 GBP 194
Travel Weekly feature _RBI 2004 GBP 175 GR X
Travel Weekly _RBI 1997 GBP 120 - X
Travel Weekly _RBI 1995 GBP 120 -
Trench One _C4 2004 GBP 275
Troubador 'mad charitable moment' 1998 GBP 37 - XX
Ulster Architect features, average length 1500 words 2005 EUR 186.66
Uncut review - equivalent to _IPC 2006 GBP 2000 X
Uncut feature _IPC 2006 GBP 300
Uncut features unknown licence _IPC 2005 GBP 275 O
Uncut feature _IPC 2004 GBP 150 X
Uncut Feature _IPC 2001 GBP 250
Uncut Feature _IPC 2001 GBP 150 X
Unique (student mag) 1995 GBP 175 -
Untold 2000 GBP 100
Urban Transport International offer turned down without hesitation: 1997 GBP 50 - XXX
Variant (member notes '!') 1993 GBP 50 - XX
Vegetarian Living 1993 GBP 140 -
Vegetarian Living 1993 GBP 120 -
Vegetarian Living 1992 GBP 110 -
Venue secondary use in sister publication _Assoc 2004 GBP 85 42.50 GR
Venue (Bristol and Bath) reviews 1997 GBP 54 - XX
Venue (Bristol and Bath) 1997 GBP 64 - X
View (Public + Commercial Services union mag) _TU 2001 GBP 170
Visual Systems Journal (Bearpark publishing) 2002 GBP 160 0 X
Viva Espana feature 2004 GBP 250
Vive La France some involved extensive picture research, for which member eventually persuaded them to pay an extra AU$ 200: AU$ 800 = 2005 GBP 324 XXX
Vive some involved extensive picture research, for which member eventually persuaded them to pay an extra AU$ 200: AU$ 800 = 2005 GBP 324 XXX
Vogue US authors - up to $4000 all right licence for 90 days _CondN 2002 GBP 2746 O
Voluntary Sector (NCVO) 2005 GBP 220
W US authors - up to $2000 _Fairch 2002 GBP 1373 O
Walk Feature 2006 GBP 300
Wealth Management interviews with MD, bloodstock agent, research on bloodstock, liaison with PR company no expenses incurred 2006 GBP 250
Web Designer features at £80 per page _Highbur 2005 GBP 100 GR XXX
West End Extra _NJE 1994 GBP 150 -
What Mortgage (Charterhouse publications) feature all rights 2003 GBP 200
What Satellite TV Reviews 2000 GBP 110 GR XXX
What's On in Birmingham 1997 GBP 75 - X
Windows 1994 GBP 150 -
Windows 1994 GBP 150 -
Winners 1994 GBP 500 -
Wired US author - $10000 for 8000 words all right licence for 90 days _Lycos 2002 GBP 858 O
Wired US authors - up to $4000 all right licence for 90 days _Lycos 2002 GBP 2746 O
Wired UK _CondN 1997 GBP 500 -
Wired UK _CondN 1997 GBP 250 -
Woman Alive 1998 GBP 62.50 - XX
Woman's Journal _IPC 2000 GBP 225 -
Woman's Own 1500 word feature all rights _IPC 2004 GBP 333 GR
Woman's Own _IPC 1995 GBP 450 -
Woman's Own _IPC 1992 GBP 333.33 -
Woman's Realm _IPC 1995 GBP 416.67 -
Woman celebrity interview 700 words FBS _IPC 2006 GBP 350
Woman 700 word (max) interview FBS _IPC 2006 GBP 350 GR O
Woman FBS _IPC 2003 GBP 550 GR
Woman _IPC 1994 GBP 500 -
Woman _IPC 1994 GBP 350 -
Woman (1000) _IPC 1993 GBP 500 -
Woman (500) _IPC 1993 GBP 300 -
Woman (1500) _IPC 1993 GBP 266 -
Woman _IPC 1993 GBP 310 -
Women's Health 2003 GBP 150 0
Word feature 2005 GBP 250
Word 2005 GBP 200
Word Features/reviews 2003 GBP 200 GR X
World in Perspective (Reuter/Arena) 1998 GBP 285 -
World Sports Activewear Research and writing feature World Rights 2001 GBP 150 0 GR X
World's Children 1997 GBP 120 -
Writers' News The Editor stipulates that they pay "£80 for 800-1000 words" 2004 GBP 100 GR
Writers' News (Warners) FBS 2004 GBP 200
Writers' News unspecified licence - so FBS _RIM 2001 GBP 70.59
X-Ray (Swinstead Publishing) 2003 GBP 100 X
X-ray (Swinstead) 2003 GBP 200
XL _EMAP 1997 GBP 300 -
XL _EMAP 1997 GBP 250 -
XL _EMAP 1995 GBP 200 -
Yoga Magazine feature 2005 GBP 100 X
Yoga Magazine 2005 GBP 62.50 X
Yoga Magazine 2005 GBP 55.55 X
Yoga features no licence specified 2004 GBP 100 XXX
Yorkshire Life feature plus pics _ECN 2007 GBP 150
Yorkshire Today 2000 words celeb report and supporting pics inc license for web use 2006 GBP 150 0 XXX
You + Your Wedding honeymoon travel feature FBS _NatMag 2004 GBP 300
You + your wedding _NatMag 2003 GBP 291.67
You + Your Wedding _NatMag 2002 GBP 292
You and Your Money _NatMag 2003 GBP 300
Young People Now _HM 2006 GBP 230
Young People Now _HM 2005 GBP 225
Young People Now _HM 2004 GBP 230
Young People Now 1994 GBP 100 -
Your Family Tree feature extra for online use 2004 GBP 140 15
Your Health 1997 GBP 200 -
Your Quarter FBS 2007 GBP 100 GR XX
Yours (Help the Aged) 2004 GBP 312.50
Yours (plus ten pictures!) 1997 GBP 160 - XX
ZerotoNineteen Feature article Expenses capped at £5! _RBI 2003 GBP 200 0 X
3Fox International ("regeneration" mag) _3Fox 2011 GBP 275
allmusic.com Rock musician "biographies" for online encyclopaedia all rights 2007 USD 70 XXXX
Cedar Communications (contract publisher for BA and others) short pieces, pro rata up to _Cedar 2006 GBP 700 O
Centaur Communications _Centaur 1994 GBP 130 -
Contract magazine publisher _Cedar 2008 GBP 275
Dennis corporate magazine _Dennis 2001 GBP 428.57
Dennis _Dennis 1998 GBP 170 - X
Dennis _Dennis 1994 GBP 100 -
Dennis computer mags (does Felix's kids-edit-Oz idea live on?) _Dennis 1994 GBP 100 -
Diamond intelligence briefs specialist article FBS + Web 2005 GBP 200
Economist Intelligence Unit business information reports all rights demanded _Pearson 2002 GBP 280 X
Economist Intelligence Unit all rights demanded, some exes $280/thou _Pearson 2001 GBP 200 X
EMAP titles _EMAP 1997 GBP 375 -
Future Publishing (computing) _Future 1998 GBP 180 - X
Haymarket _HM 1996 GBP 200 -
Haymarket _HM 1996 GBP 250 -
Haymarket Medical _HM 1992 GBP 120 -
Haymarket Medical _HM 1992 GBP 100 -
Informa group publications feature _Informa 2003 GBP 300
IPC titles _IPC 1999 GBP 200 -
IPC titles _IPC 1997 GBP 120 - X
Land Rover internal mag feature FBS _Brown 2004 GBP 200
Miller Freeman Group _MF 1997 GBP 150 -
New Consumer (launch of contract publishing with ministry) cover feature no rights discussion _CondN 2003 GBP 250
New monthly education magazine article commission FBS 2004 GBP 150 XXX
Newsquest trade journal features _NQ 2006 GBP 250 GR
not specified (illegible National Magazines) 800 words _NatMag 2010 GBP 220
Spanish-language publication in Miami US$ 900 = 2003 GBP 575
Time Out Visitors' Guide 500 word feature all rights _TOut 2006 GBP 100 XX
Timothy Benn group _IncisiM 1994 GBP 150 -
Timothy Benn Publications day _IncisiM 1994 GBP 120 -
Trade mags (Reed-Elsvier) all rights _RE 2010 GBP 250
Travel trade papers 1997 GBP 140 -
Visual Imagination _Future 2003 GBP 120 X
VNU _VNU 1998 GBP 160 -
VNU (computer) _VNU 1998 GBP 180 -
www.wired.com news feature First American Serial rights US$500 _Lycos 2005 GBP 250 X
www.wired.com features US$350 First American serial _Lycos 2005 GBP 186 X
Ziff magazines US$ 1000 = first NAFTA rights _Ziff 2007 GBP 500
Ziff-Davis _Ziff 1998 GBP 200 -
Ziff-Davis UK _Ziff 1999 GBP 210 -

The above are the rates for Words, per 1000 / mags ARCHIVED on 14 November 2017.

 
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 EURcurrency
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

Other rates:

Type of work: In the "sector": (click or tap below!)
Words, per 1000 News Local Mag online Book PR Other
Words, other News Local Mag online Book PR Other
Photography News Local Mag online Book PR Other
Broadcasting News Local Other including podcasting
Shifts News Local Mag online Book PR Other
Other: Cartoons | Crosswords | Illustration | Punditry | Retainer | Teaching | Tip-off | Translation
Recently reported rates all from the past few months