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CBS Corporation Research Analyst, CTN National TV Research in Studio City, California

Research Analyst, CTN National TV Research

REF#: 34549

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.


  • Access and deliver rating reports on a daily basis to CBS executives.

  • Track daily program and historical ratings for entertainment programming.

  • Post rating reports on CBS Research Website.

  • Serve as project manager for assigned list of CBS programs.

  • Assist team members with various ad hoc rating requests from CBS executives.

  • Conduct primary research projects, including but not limited to compiling questionnaire data, coding verbatims from questionnaires, note taking during focus groups and questionnaire creation.


  • Bachelor's degree is required.

  • 3-5 years experience in TV research preferably at a network (broadcast/cable), local station, syndicator/studio, ad agency or research vendor is required.

  • Strong interest in media and related fields.

  • Strong communication and writing skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Suite (excel, word and power point).

  • Working experience with Nielsen products (TCR, NNTV, Npower) and Wrap (overnights/sweeps) is preferred.

  • Some knowledge of primary quantitative and qualitative research techniques is preferred.


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