The reward that Matthijs van Nieuwkerk is given for the presentation of the College Tour is in accordance with the rules, that is apparent from the research that the NPO did at the request of the minister Slob (OCW).
The NPO examined whether the agreements between the BNNVARA and presenter Matthijs van Nieuwkerk in accordance with the provisions of the so-called remuneration Code Presenters Public service Broadcasting (BPPO).
The presenter and the broadcaster layers at the beginning of march under fire after an article in The Telegraph suggested that Van Nieuwkerk, despite a new beloningskader, topsalaris could keep.
The DWDD-presenter would, now its new program, College Tour, more by the NTR but production company MediaLane Iris van den Ende is made, through a construction of his old salary.
After several questions in parliament asked the minister Slob the NPO investigate regarding the salary of the presenter.
It is now emerged that there is no crossing of the for) current up to award fees. Also meet the applicable provisions of the BPPO.
Van Nieuwkerk falls under the exception rule
Van Nieuwkerk, as long as the current contract with BNNVARA takes, under the previous code of the BPPO. This was at the time, the possibility to, in special cases, presenters above the WNT-norm (Law, Standards the Top) to reward. This with the consent of the Board of Directors of the NPO.
This exception is in 2017 by the NPO board abolished, but with the addition that ongoing contracts, such as those with Van Nieuwkerk, respected will be.
BNNVARA: ‘Salary) for College Tour falls within norm’