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CUMULUS MEDIA (NASDAQ: CMLS) is a leading audio-first media and entertainment company delivering premium content to over a quarter billion consumers every month — wherever and whenever they want it. CUMULUS MEDIA engages listeners with high-quality local programming through 428 owned-and-operated stations across 87 markets; delivers nationally-syndicated sports, news, talk, and entertainment programming from iconic brands including the NFL, the NCAA, the Masters, the Olympics, the GRAMMYs, the American Country Music Awards, and many other world-class partners across nearly 8,000 affiliated stations through Westwood One, the largest audio network in America; and offers listeners a dynamic network of popular podcasts that define culture with original content and commentary on today’s world. CUMULUS MEDIA provides advertisers with local impact and national reach through on-air, digital, mobile, and voice-activated media solutions, as well as access to integrated digital marketing services, powerful influencers, and live event experiences. CUMULUS MEDIA is the only audio media company to provide marketers with local and national advertising performance guarantees. For more information visit

Research Analyst

Department: Sales
Location: New York, NY

CUMULUS MEDIA | Westwood One| New York, NY is looking for a full-time Research Analyst. The Research Analyst reports directly to the Research Director and the Senior Manager of Ad Sales Research, and will work closely with several departments within Westwood One including Business Operations and Ad Sales. The analyst will work individually and with team members to effectively monitor and evaluate the progression of our specially-measured network audiences, as well as provide research support for Ad Sales in developing/growing advertising investment among new and returning clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Regularly monitor maintenance/progression of network audience levels during production cycle of Nielsen’s RADAR radio network measurement service.
  • Identify areas of concern, which could relate to changes in audience, affiliation, market coverage and/or clearance patterns, or missing clearances.
  • Use RADAR Network Input System Validation Reports to monitor additional barometers of network consistency and stability.
  • Liaison with RADAR Production team to align analysis opportunities with production progress.
  • Work with Research Director on addressing areas of concern and to develop additional analysis as needed.
  • Develop final projected RADAR audiences following close of production, utilizing incoming survey data and clearance files as available.
  • Participate in analysis of RADAR results.
  • Participate in the Ad Sales research effort, compiling and analyzing ad-hoc research support for Ad Sales, Programming, Affiliate Sales and Sales Planning.
  • Maintain/update monthly/quarterly support materials.
  • Assist other research team members as needed.


  • 1 year of experience in a research or analysis role at a radio network, other media, agency, or advertiser preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Media, Communication or other related fields
  • Desire to provide value to projects through insights and analysis of key business issues
  • Demonstrates passion for analysis through work experience, internship or academic work
  • Proven ability to manage time efficiently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and critical thinker
  • Affinity for working with numbers
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

What we offer:

  • Competitive pay
  • Professional growth and career path
  • Focused, responsible and collaborative work environment with the ability, to ask “what if” and try innovative solutions
  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance coverage
  • 401K with company match to plan for the long-term
  • Paid vacation & holidays

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CUMULUS MEDIA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE).

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