There are more than 750 ‘editors’ and 250 ‘managers’ in BBC News, according to a Freedom of Information response from the corporation.

As of 31 October 2015, there were 764 people in BBC News – more than 10 per cent of the 7,355-strong workforce – with the word ‘editor’ in their job title.

And on the same date there were 273 staff with ‘manager ‘or ‘managing’ in their title.

Reported by Press Gazette. You can read the full story here. 

I am a journalist and author. I am a staff writer at the UK edition of WIRED magazine and in 2015 my book, Freedom of Information: A Practical Guide for UK Journalists, was published. I created FOI Directory in 2012.