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Channel 4 puts freeze on staff pay

The Guardian reports that in November Channel 4 had frozen staff pay and executive bonuses have been waived for chief executive Andy Duncan and director of television Kevin Lygo. This news comes on the heels of other reports that 91 staff at the company earn more than £100,000 per year.
February 2, 2009

The Guardian reports that in November Channel 4 had frozen staff pay and executive bonuses have been waived for chief executive Andy Duncan and director of television Kevin Lygo. This news comes on the heels of other reports that 91 staff at the company earn more than £100,000 per year.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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