CEOs at the media giants made an average of $50 million each, while all executives together made an average of $20 million.
The average executive at ViacommCBS, Disney, Discovery, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, and News Corp. made $20 million in 2019 total reported compensation, ranging from $483,097 to $125 million.
Using compensation information disclosed in firm proxy statements, Business Insider analyzed the compensation of executives from top media firms to better understand how media giants think about pay.
CEO compensation at media giantsWe analyzed compensation data for CEOs from ViacommCBS, Disney, Discovery, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, and News Corp.
On average, equity awards (including both stock awards and option awards) made up nearly 50% of the executives compensation packages, up to 97% of total compensation for Netflix's Reed Hastings.
Joseph Ianniello, Netflix's Reed Hastings, Robert Thomson's, Rupert, ViacommCBS, We've
Business, Fox, Netflix, Comcast, News Corp, ViacommCBS, Equity, SEC
ViacommCBS, CFOs, COOs