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ViacomCBS Sr. Analyst, Research in Studio City, California

REF#: 34550

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 Senior Analyst, Research will be responsible for providing clear and actionable analysis to inform programming, marketing, and scheduling decisions for the network and studio. This role will work with the research team to ensure accurate and timely audience reporting for key stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have:

  • Strong skills in media measurement systems such as Nielsen, comScore, etc. Should have a deep understanding of Nielsen ratings metrics (methodology, computations, and interpretation) and demonstrated ability in advanced analysis in Nielsen NPower (viewer segmentation, audience duplication, and audience tracking).

  • Bring primary research experience in pilot / program testing and ad hoc study design.

  • Use all available research (primary and secondary) to develop complete, cohesive insights.

  • Go beyond data reporting to analyze the "why" behind daily, weekly, and seasonal ratings trends.

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

  • Collaborate well with other researchers and analysts within CBS to utilize data from different sources/methods to develop a clear and concise picture.

  • Have prior experience in automating reporting processes.


  • 5 years of research experience at a media company.

  • Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.



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