Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Santa Monica


TV Research Internship
REF#: 29099

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Distribution

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern


JOB LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA


CBS Television Distribution is the preeminent company in television syndication. CTD produces or distributes 10 first-run series and holds the largest distributed television library at 70,000 hours strong. Among CTD's critically-acclaimed programs are the #1 syndicated series Judge Judy; talk leader Dr. Phil; the #1 and #2 rated game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!; the Emmy Award-winning talk shows Rachael Ray and The Doctors; the #1 and #2 newsmagazines Entertainment Tonight and Inside Edition, along with The Insider; court show Hot Bench; and popular off-network product, including the CSI and Star Trek franchises, Everybody Loves Raymond, Frasier, NCIS, Criminal Minds, NCIS: Los Angeles, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, Hawaii Five-0, Hot in Cleveland and Undercover Boss. In addition, CTD handles the domestic television distribution of CBS News, CBS Films and Showtime. CTD is a unit of CBS Corp.


Want to work in television? Better know what a rating and a share is. Perfect internship for dependable, enthusiastic, and motivated students with career interests in the television industry and a desire to learn Nielsen rating methodologies.

Preparation and distribution of Nielsen ratings, charts, and graphs utilizing MS Excel and MS Word

Tracking program data, processing, and editing for network, syndication, and cable divisions

Various related TV Research duties including miscellaneous office projects and office assistance

Ability to work well in an environment where needs and priorities are subject to constant change

Willingness to take and follow directions and to ask questions when uncertain of task

A strong sense of personal commitment to teamwork



-Ideal candidate should have firm analytical skills and be a self-starter

-Excellent proofreading skills desired

-Must be available 5am - 10am & Saturday

-pays $12.00/hr!

Minimum committment is 6 months



Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About the company

Recognizing its influence as one of the world’s leading media companies, with assets that include national television networks, local TV and radio stations, interactive and outdoor media and a publishing house, CBS Corporation strives to use its power and reach for the public good. Its commitment to quality news coverage, community outreach and support, public service announcements, diversity efforts and socially responsible content across all its divisions has earned CBS the distinction of being a public trust.

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