Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd is one of the youngest companies in the media industry in India, yet it has carved a huge space for itself in this short span of time. It is a joint venture operation between Viacom Inc and the Network18 Group which was setup in India in 2007. Today it is a company with a turnover of approximately Rs. 100 cores.
 Viacom Inc and the Network18 Group are partners of equal share in the company (i.e. 50-50 partnership). Their expertise lies in a broad range of categories like entertainment, mobile, television, internet and other linked businesses. They have several powerful brands like CNBC TV18, CNBC Awaaz, CNN-IBN, IBN 7, Homeshop18, etc under their umbrella.

In the general entertainment section, Viacom 18 owns and operates assorted channels for its Indian viewers. Some of these channels are VH1, Nickelodeon, MTV and Colors. Its film division is operated under the brand of Viacom18 Motion Pictures. Viacom18 also runs Viacom’s consumer products division in India. It has its head quarters at Mumbai, India.

Median salary by skill and job role at Viacom 18

Skill and Job Role Median Salary (approx in Rs)
Marketing Executive 6 – 7 Lacs
Production Coordinator 3.8 – 4.2 Lacs
Network Administrator - 2.5 – 3Lacs
Corporate Services 9.5 – 10 Lacs
Senior Manager Technical Operations 15 – 16 Lacs

Based on skill and job profile, employees are awarded cash bonuses as well. For instance, a marketing executive receives a cash bonus of Rs.1.5 lacs to Rs. 1.9 lacs. Bonus depends on the salary package as well.
Viacom 18 is also voted as one of the best places to work for in the media industry in India. The company is very employee friendly and offers several benefits for its employee. Working conditions are convenient.
 The company gives its employee a balance of work-life, which is one of the most sought after factors in today’s job market. Viacom 18 is the place to be if you are looking to make a career in the media industry and have talent to go up the grid.
The senior management is very co-operative and gives prime importance to employee satisfaction. The culture at Viacom 18 is casual and friendly.
The management puts in extra effort to promote employee engagement and satisfaction, and promote a healthy and happy working environment. The average salary is Rs.7,78,000 at Viacom 18.