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ViacomCBS Analyst, Research in New York, New York

REF#: 36293

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 110 million people a week during the 2017/2018 season. CBS has been the #1 network in primetime for 10 consecutive seasons. The network has the #1 comedy/scripted program, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; #l late night program, THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.


The Analyst, Research will be a key contributor to the CBS Network Research Department. The Analyst will work with the research team to ensure accurate and timely dissemination of ratings data throughout the entire corporation.

Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Track local and national Television audience trends via daily/weekly ratings reports.

  • Collect and summarize findings using data visualization techniques and daily write-ups to share results with key stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with other researchers and analysts within CBS to utilize data from different sources/methods.

  • Assist with ad-hoc research requests and projects.


  • College Graduate with Bachelor’s degree or higher.

  • 1+ year(s) of professional experience in an analytics capacity within TV or digital mediums preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • A deep knowledge of TV measurement, including: Nielsen data, systems (i.e. NPower, NNTV, NLTV) and other methodologies.

  • Familiarity with web analytic tools (Adobe Analytics), comScore systems.

  • Adept at accessing syndicated research tools which is critical for success in this role.

  • Excellent written and presentation design skills, with the ability to explain research results in a clear and compelling manner.

  • Displays a genuine interest and knowledge of the current media landscape.

  • Knowledge of social listening tools and an understanding of the social and digital landscape a plus.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled