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Wilkinson's Colleagues Pay Tribute To The Much Loved Host Who Walked Over Pay Dispute

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After 10 years on Channel 9's Today Show, Lisa Wilkinson has decided to walk away after management rejected her request to be paid closer to the same rate as her co-host Karl Stefanovic.

There are reports that the well respected journalist was being paid just over half the salary of her colleague, her management not able to renogotiate a deal with the network, Wilkinson instead deciding to take up an offer from Channel 10.

Wilkinson will now sit beside Carrie Bickmore, Waleed Ali and Peter Hellier on the desk at The Project.

Her Today Show collleagues have paid tribute, saying she's well respected and will be missed.