Guides & Reports

Marketplace Productions Rate Schedule

On May 30, 2012 AIR announced new freelance rate increases by Marketplace Productions. This follows an an
across the board rate increase by NPR for outside freelance and station-based contributors in January.
Read the full announcement.

Marketplace
Features
Depth
Tier
1
Base rate
2
Regular rate
3
Special rate
 4
Top rate
Under 4:00
(w/o intro)
1
2
3
400
450

650
500
575

800
600
700

900
700
1,000

1,200
4:00 and over
(w/o intro)
1
2
3
450
550

800
 600
700

1,100
700
875

1,300
 900
1,100

1,600

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOTE: The determination of the rate level (1 to 4) is based on the experience and expertise of the producer. This is negotiated and determined in advance as part of the assignment process.