Kenny accounts for most of RTÉ’s 30% cut in top presenters’ salaries

The state broadcaster‘s claim of average reduction in pay for stars is questioned as being down to ’one particular person‘

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
15th December, 2019
Kenny accounts for most of RTÉ’s 30% cut in top presenters’ salaries
Broadcaster Pat Kenny. Picture: Rollingnews

RTÉ’s claim of a “30 per cent” cut to the salaries of top earners has been called into question as it has emerged that the departure of Pat Kenny accounted for most of the savings.

Last week, RTÉ executives told TDs and senators they were targeting a 15 per cent reduction in the salaries of the top ten presenters "which is in addition to the 30 per cent reduction that has...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Currency

What's Included

With any subscription you will have access to

  • 971569B3-2C5E-4C45-B798-CEADE16987A8

    Unlimited multi-device access to our iPad, iPhone and Android Apps

  • 099C8662-C57C-42F2-9426-F2F90DF17C8F

    Unlimited access to our eReader library

  • 198AE43B-B9CF-4892-8769-D63C2104BA08

    Exclusive daily insight and opinion seven days a week

  • D8F37B78-25E4-4E4A-A376-4F5789B1564A

    Create alerts to never miss a subject that matters to you

  • B15F2521-37CD-4E02-B898-730A20D39F7F

    Get access to exclusive offers for subscribers on gifts and experiences

  • A564FE02-1AB8-4579-AF9D-BA32A2E5ACA7

    Get content from Business Post, Business Post Magazines, Connected, Tatler and Food & Wine

Share this post

Related Stories

Profits at DMG Media fall 20% due to impact of Covid-19

Willie O’Reilly: Collins brings short and sweet relief to our ears

Media Willie O'Reilly 6 days ago

Media matters: Why going to the movies still gets top rating from Irish cinema fans

Media Eva Short 6 days ago

Sound idea helps Rothco scoop Cannes award

Media Eva Short 1 week ago