Internship

Fall Virtual Intern - TV Research & Analytics

CNN

Remote / Virtual 06-12-2022
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

WarnerMedia showcases some of the most iconic and cherished entertainment, news and sports brands in the world, but we are much more than that. WarnerMedia is truly where art meets science. Our combination of cutting-edge technology and an unrivaled commitment to groundbreaking storytelling builds a sense of community and meaningful connection that is shaping the future of media. We create rewarding opportunities across our entire family of brands, while championing a spirit of inclusion, innovation, self-development and support. Join WarnerMedia as we think big, live true and make the stories that move the world.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: Sunday, July 10 at 11:59 PM PST

The Team

CNN TV Research and Analytics team provides data analysis and insights on the TV Media landscape and CNN's performance across various programming. The team blends primary and secondary research to inform a variety of high profile internal stakeholders with strategic insights. The CNN R&A Team's daily work includes regular reporting on cable news performance, as well as, forecasting CNN and HLN's immediate and long-term position in the cable news environment to inform overall business and sales strategies.

The team is integral in providing strategic and tactical insights to executive management and business leaders on digital analytics, media research, consumer insight, and the emerging technology landscape. Critical intelligence derived from both qualitative and quantitative data help drive product strategy, editorial and programming, and audience development.

The Job
• Develop a deep understanding of the television landscape and media research, and how they intersect
• Collect, verify and summarize multiplatform television data across various sources, such as CNN linear TV data, VOD, SVOD (Hulu, Netflix)
• Monitor as run program schedules for Nielsen program submission
• Aid Research Analysts in production of daily and regular reporting needs for the CNN brand (including HLN) as well as competitive networks
• Learn how to extract and analyze industry data using Nielsen research software applications (Ex: Nielsen NPower, Arianna, Star Media, etc.)
• Assist team with ongoing projects, data visualizations, client presentations (in Excel, PowerPoint), and help maintain relationships with outside 3rd party research vendors

The Essentials
• Candidates should be passionate about news, self-motivated, able to multitask, have a good attitude, and be able to function well in fast paced, high volume environment.
• Intermediate Excel skills strongly preferred:
• Knowledge in/experience with PivotTables and essential Excel analysis formulas (including IF, VLOOKUP, COUNT, SUMIF) to increase interactivity and automating of spreadsheets
• Understanding of Excel formatting including conditional cell & number formatting
• Experience in effectively & clearly presenting analytical findings to relevant stakeholders
• Independent self-started with ability to master new software (some one-on-one training on Nielsen software will be provided by supervisor/team)
• Curiosity to explore data, driven to understand the ''why'', and a passion to draw connections
• Solid math skills and must be comfortable with numbers and data
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Solid problem-solving skills, and astute attention to detail
• If you are submitting a cover letter with your application, please combine the resume and cover letter into one PDF document. ​

Internship Program
• Students must be currently enrolled in a college degree program for the full duration of the internship
• Fall 2022 program dates are October 3rd – December 9th; must be available for full program duration
• Part-time schedule (16-24 hours/week) required
• Company-issued computer or secured remote access provided for the duration of the internship program.
• Competitive salary; relocation is not provided
• Hands-on work with passionate, talented team members in your field
• Networking opportunities with industry-leading professionals
• Engaging events including executive speaker sessions, professional development workshops, and more

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rv525n-18-232-177-219-42 in your application.

Company Profile
CNN

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