The Falling TV News Star Salary
An aging A-list, AI anchors, and agents struggling to justify superstar paydays: 'The trend is to replace them with people they can pay considerably less'
Welcome to The Media Mix, an Ankler column from Claire Atkinson that is an extension of her own newsletter of the same name. She is also host of The Media Mix podcast.
When new CNN chief Mark Thompson arrived last fall at the network’s Hudson Yards HQ in New York, he looked over the anchor salaries and raised a proverbia…