Best Paid BBC journalists-This one earns more than Trump

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BBC has released salaries of their best paid journalists. In a move that shocked those in the media industry, the company revealed, for the first time, that Chris Evans, who pocketed £2.2m and £2.25m in 2016/2017, is the highest paid journalist in the media house.

Claudia Winkleman is the highest-paid female celebrity, earning between £450,000 and £500,000.

Radio 2 presenter Vine earns between £700,000 and £749,999.

BBC News at Ten presenter Edwards is paid between £550,000 and £599,999.

BBC Radio 4 Today presenter Humphrys (pictured) is in the pay band £600,000 to £649,999.

Andrew Marr, who presents his own political talk programme on BBC One, is paid between £400,000 to £449,999.

BBC Northern Ireland presenter Stephen Nolan receives a salary of between £400,000 and £449,999 a year.

Radio Five Live’s Nicky Campbell is paid between £400,000 to £449,999.

TV newsreader, and presenter of the Antiques Roadshow, Bruce earns between £350,000 and £399,999.

Radio 4 PM presenter Eddie Mair is paid between £300,000 and £349,999.

Newsnight and Dragons’ Den presenter Evan Davis is paid £250,000 to £299,999, as does BBC News at Six anchor George Alagiah.

BBC Breakfast show and Football Focus presenter Dan Walker is paid between £200,000 and £249,999.

So to is Victoria Debyshire, who presents her own day-time current affairs programme, and Martha Kearney, who presents Radio 4’s World at One.

BBC political editor Laura Kuenssberg, Daily Politics presenter Andrew Neil and Today programme presenter Mishal Husain all earn between £200,000 and £249,999 a year, figures show.

Husain’s colleague and former political editor of the BBC, Nick Robinson, is paid between £250,000 and £299,999.

BBC director-general Tony Hall said: “Of the 43,000 talent contracts with the BBC last year, less than a quarter of one per cent were paid more than £150,000.