The New York Times’ Most Prolific Tech Writer Just Turned Down A $1.5M Offer From CNET (NYT)

Nick Bilton, the New York Times’ lead technology writer, just turned down a $1.5M offer to write for CNET, Michael Arrington at Uncrunched reports.

CNET, a subsidiary of CBS, hoped that Bilton would do regular television appearances and a ton of blogging.

CNET offered him $500K a year for the job.

Bilton, who Arrington estimates earns about $150K per year at the New York Times, was one of his most desired writers while he commanded the TechCrunch helm.

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CNET, a subsidiary of CBS, hoped that Bilton would do regular television appearances and a ton of blogging.

CNET offered him $500K a year for the job.

Bilton, who Arrington estimates earns about $150K per year at the New York Times, was one of his most desired writers while he commanded the TechCrunch helm.

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Please follow SAI: Media on Twitter and Facebook.

Join the conversation about this story »

See Also:

* THE GLOVES COME OFF: Obama Blasts GOP Candidates
* This Is What Happened On One Of The Craziest Days Yet At Occupy Wall Street
* ESCALATION: “Several Hundred” Wall Street Protesters Arrested Amid Attempted Crossing Of The Brooklyn Bridge

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