Temporary Job

Research Analyst

CNN

New York, NY 07-25-2022
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  • Paid
  • Temporary
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
CNN Research Analyst (Temporary)

Every great story has a new beginning. We're excited to announce that Discovery and WarnerMedia have combined to become Warner Bros. Discovery. WBD is a premier global media and entertainment company offering audiences the world's most differentiated and complete portfolio of content, brands and franchises across television, film, sports, news, streaming and gaming. We're home to the world's best storytellers, creating world-class products for consumers. From brilliant creatives to technology trailblazers and beyond, join us as we step into the next chapter.

The Job

The CNN Research team is looking for a temporary full-time analyst to support CNN's TV Newsgroup businesses. We blend primary and secondary research to inform a variety of high-profile internal stakeholders with strategic insights including the executive team. Along with regular reporting of the networks' linear performance, you will be part of a team that supports CNN's Live News Programs, Political, Public Relations, Finance & Ad-Sales Strategic Planning teams as well as long and short-term forecasting for both CNN & HLN. CNN is a 24x7 breaking news environment and this role will require some level of responsiveness outside of core business hours. This role will be required to do some rotational weekend ''on-call'' work – approximately 2-3 hours on the weekend.

The Daily
• Develop an understanding of the television landscape and media research, and how they intersect
• Assist in production of short-term forecasting on a weekly basis.
• Assist in production of daily and regular reporting needs for the CNN and HLN brands, as well as competitive networks
• Provide support and recommendations (with manager oversight) for the CNN/HLN Executive Management Team
• Support the larger Research team in Upfront and long-range budget estimates (LRP)
• Extract and analyze industry data using Nielsen research software applications (Ex: Nielsen NPower, Arianna, Star Media, etc.)

The Essentials
• Bachelor's degree required with mathematics, finance, media, research, marketing or business degree preferred
• Minimum of 1-2 years of work experience in Finance, Data Analysis, Media Research, Media Buying/Planning, Market Research.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Power Point, Excel, Outlook, and Word). You must be able to do: Pivot Tables, Excel analysis formulas (IF, VLOOKUP, COUNT, SUMIF, SUMPRODUCT, etc.) and formatting data, create and edit charts in Excel.
• Strong analytical skills -- ability to collect, organize, and analyze significant amounts of data with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, and transform into meaningful, actionable information.
• Must be well-organized, flexible and able to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to prioritize and be detail oriented
• Ability to meet deadlines and have excellent follow-up skills
• Basic knowledge – and a strong interest in TV, News, and the Media landscape
• Passion for current events and news is a plus

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, mental or physical disability, and genetic information, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or any other category protected by law.

If you're a qualified candidate with a disability and you need a reasonable accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact us at recruitadmin@warnermedia.com.

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