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WELCOME TO CHANNEL ZERO

 

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario.

OUR TEAM (Click to expand)

Our Television Brands

 

CHCH logo
CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH produces over 24 hours of original local news programming each week. With a primetime line-up anchored by movies, news magazine shows, and hit dramas, CHCH is available to over 92% of Ontario households and is viewed by millions nationally each week. CHCH News is produced daily out of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.
Rewind Logo
Rewind is Canada’s first specialty channel that connects Generation X to the films they grew up watching. Featuring favourites from the 70s, 80s and 90s, Rewind will transport viewers back to the era of the VCR through daily access to some of the greatest films of all time. Rewind is available in Canada on Rogers, Shaw, Telus, Cogeco, MTS, Videotron and other Cable and Telco partners. For more information, please visit watchrewind.com.
Silver Screen Classics Logo
Silver Screen Classics is the only Canadian TV channel specializing in classic films from the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s, bringing you legendary movie stars like John Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor, Fred Astaire, Marilyn Monroe, Ginger Rogers, Charlie Chaplin, Sophia Loren, Kirk Douglas, Spencer Tracy, Marlon Brando, and many others. For more information, please visit SilverScreenClassics.com.

Digital Platforms

 
 

CHCH
CHCH.com brings news and information for the Hamilton and Niagara regions to the second screen. At CHCH.com, visitors can live stream news & daytime programming, as well as select primetime and special event broadcasts. Online visitors can also catch up with past episodes of select CHCH original productions on-demand.

In addition, we specialize in creating custom integration opportunities for your brand through a host of original productions and breaking news content.

Digital Solutions

 
 

Junction Digital
Junction Digital, Canada’s newest digital sales agency, puts advertisers and publishers on the right track. Junction Digital contracts with publishers to sell their digital advertising inventory in the Canadian market. The agency delivers premium and programmatic advertising sales services as well as full ad operations services. For more information, please visit junctiondigital.ca.

World Media

 
 

Halla Bol! Kids TV
Halla Bol! Kids TV is North America’s first 24-hour South Asian HD edutainment channel for 2 to 10 year-olds. Its multi-genre programming includes drama, action, game shows and cartoons, presented in Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, and English.

AWARD-WINNING OUAT MEDIA

 
 

Ouat Media
Specializing in the worldwide distribution of international short films.

 

Ouat Media [pronounced “what”] is an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company, providing high-profile and award-winning short form content from the world’s top emerging filmmakers for all international platforms. Over the past 7 years, Ouat Media has represented 11 short film Academy Award® Nominees, including 3 Academy Award® winners:

 

– CURFEW – Best Live Action Short Film – 2013

– GOD OF LOVE – Best Live Action Short Film – 2011

– THE LOST THING – Best Animated Short Film – 2011

 

For more information about international sales representation, please email us!

Broadcasting Services Offered

 
TELEVISION STUDIO RENTAL FACILITIES
Channel Zero has several studio rental facilities available for TV, film and commercial production shoots. Featuring Studio A (50’ x 80’) and Studio B (28’ x 31’) in Hamilton and green screen virtual set capabilities in both Hamilton and Toronto, we have the space, equipment and crew available to accommodate your production needs.
 
BROADCAST SIGNAL ORIGINATION SERVICES
Channel Zero provides Linear Channel Signal origination for a number of outside clients. Services provided include content ingest, file based workflow, Final Cut editing for playout, closed captioning of content for playout as well as live captioning capability, and live production integration

CREATIVE SERVICES
Channel Zero offers professional, one-stop, award winning creative services from an experienced team of Writer/Producers, Editors and Graphic Artists who can guide you through the entire creative process.

For more information about any of the Broadcasting Services we offer, please contact us.

In the News

 

 CHCH FINDS NEW HOME IN HAMILTON

(2018-10-17) New Broadcast Facility to Open on Innovation Drive by Spring 2021.

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 CHCH PRESENTS andPOP, A NEW WEEKLY POP CULTURE SHOW

(2018-03-15) The new half hour series premieres on CHCH March 22 at 10:30pm.

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 CHCH AND MOTION CONTENT GROUP LAUNCH DRAMA DEVELOPMENT PARTNERSHIP

(2018-01-31) CHCH and Motion Content Group today announce a partnership to invest in the creation of original high-quality Canadian programming with international appeal.

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 SPIRIT OF CHRISTMAS TV SPECIAL TO AIR ON CHCH-TV™ & YES TV®

(2017-12-19) Just in time for the holiday season, Yes TV and CHCH-TV present a joint broadcast of Spirit of Christmas, a TV special filled with holiday music, story and inspiration, airing December 22nd through 26th, 2017.

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 The CTRC renewal applications

(2017-11-28) The CTRC renewal applications for CHCH, Rewind and Silver Screen Classics can be accessed at the following link:

https://services.crtc.gc.ca/pub/instances-proceedings/Default-Defaut.aspx?S=O&PA=B&PT=A&PST=A&Lang=eng&_ga=2.55131176.283953993.1511727215-1993604291.1466543814

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 CHCH PRESENTS 2017 FALL SCHEDULE AND PREMIERE DATES

(2017-09-06) Featuring the Canadian Broadcast Premiere of HOUSE OF CARDS and a new season of Golden Globe®-nominated drama EMPIRE.

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 CHCH JOINS WAZE FOR BROADCASTERS TO BRING COMPLETE TRAFFIC INTELLIGENCE TO GOLDEN HORSESHOE DRIVERS

(2017-04-03) Partnership Delivers Real-Time Road Updates Straight From Drivers to Viewers

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 CHCH PRESENTS DOCUMENTED, AN ORIGINAL SERIES

(2017-03-30) DOCUMENTED brings award-winning Canadian documentaries to CHCH on Saturdays at 8pm

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 Settlement reached with Unifor as it relates to December 2015 CHCH restructuring

(2017-03-27) Channel Zero is pleased to announce a full and final settlement with Unifor as it relates to the matters of dispute in relation to the December 2015 restructuring of CHCH.

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 LILY JAMALI JOINS BLOOMBERG TV CANADA

(2017-01-19) Internationally versatile journalist to host new daily business news program Bloomberg Markets: Canada, beginning January 23.

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 ONTARIO UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS AND CHCH CONTINUE BROADCAST PARTNERSHIP FOR 109TH YATES CUP

(2016-10-20) Coverage on CHCH will begin at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 5 with a semifinal matchup, while the Quest for the 109th Yates Cup will conclude live on CHCH, Saturday, November 12 at 1:00 p.m.

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 CHCH TO BRING BACK WEEKEND NEWS BROADCASTS

(2016-09-07) Live, half-hour newscasts at 6pm and 11pm to debut on Saturday, October 29

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 BLOOMBERG HOSTS INTERVIEW WITH CANADIAN PRIME MINISTER JUSTIN TRUDEAU

(2016-03-16) On Thursday, March 17, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will join Bloomberg Editor in Chief John Micklethwait for a televised interview at the company’s New York headquarters.

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 BLOOMBERG TV CANADA LAUNCHES ON VIDEOTRON, DELIVERING BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL NEWS TO 1.5 MILLION QUEBEC HOUSEHOLDS

(2016-03-02) Bloomberg TV Canada today announced the launch of its service on Videotron, the largest digital TV provider in Quebec. Its availability on Videotron marks the channel’s continued commitment to providing the widest distribution nationwide and demonstrates the remarkable support the channel has received from Canada's pay TV community.

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 BLOOMBERG TV CANADA LAUNCHES NEW WEEKDAY SHOW - BLOOMBERG NORTH

(2016-02-23) Bloomberg TV Canada, operated by Channel Zero, today announced the launch of its latest Canadian program, Bloomberg North, a 30-minute show airing weeknights at 6pm and 9pm ET featuring an all-star anchor ensemble: Amanda Lang, Pat Kiernan and Rudyard Griffiths.

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 CHCH-TV IMPLEMENTS MAJOR RESTRUCTURING TO REMAIN ON THE AIR

(2015-12-11) CHCH-TV and its parent company, Channel Zero, have implemented a restructuring that will allow the channel to remain viable and for it to continue to deliver local news in the Greater Hamilton area.

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 BLOOMBERG TV CANADA LAUNCHES, DELIVERING BUSINESS AND FINANCIAL NEWS TO MORE THAN SIX MILLION CANADIAN HOUSHOLDS

(2015-11-17) Channel Zero, in partnership with Bloomberg, is pleased to announce the launch of Bloomberg TV Canada, the 24/7 Canadian business and financial news television channel.

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 ONTARIO UNIVERSITY ATHLETICS AND CHCH ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR BROADCASTING AGREEMENT

(2015-10-21) Ontario University Athletics (OUA) and Channel Zero are excited to announce that CHCH will be the “official home of OUA,” beginning this fall with the Yates Cup playoffs.

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 AMANDA LANG, CANADA'S LEADING BUSINESS NEWS ANCHOR, JOINS BLOOMBERG TV CANADA

(2015-10-15) Bloomberg TV Canada is pleased to announce that Amanda Lang has joined its rapidly growing all-star team of talent as a producer and host of Bloomberg North.

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 PAMELA RITCHIE JOINS BLOOMBERG TV CANADA

(2015-10-13) Bloomberg TV Canada, the soon-to-be-launched 24/7 Canadian business and financial news television channel operated by Channel Zero, today announced its official launch will take place on November 16, 2015, and the first of several talent appointments, Pamela Ritchie has joined as Anchor of The Daily Brief.

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 CHCH ANNOUNCED AS THE CANADIAN BROADCASTER FOR SEVEN24 FILMS' WYNONNA EARP

(2015-09-30) SEVEN24 Films announced today that independent over-the-air broadcaster CHCH in Ontario has acquired Canadian broadcast rights to Wynonna Earp, the live action television series currently in production in Calgary. The 13-episode one-hour series is based on the IDW Publishing comic created by Beau Smith.

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 CHCH TO BROADCAST FEDERAL LEADERS DEBATE ON CANADA’S FOREIGN POLICY SEPT 28 7PM

(2015-09-28) Channel Zero is pleased to announce that CHCH will be the only over-the-air broadcaster of The Munk Federal Election Debate on Canada’s Foreign Policy, tonight at 7pm ET. This is Canada’s first-ever federal election debate devoted to foreign policy issues and will take place at Roy Thomson Hall in Toronto.

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 CHCH TO AIR FEDERAL LEADERS DEBATE SEPT 17 8PM

(2015-09-16) Channel Zero is pleased to announce that CHCH will be the only over-the-air broadcaster of the 2015 LEADERS DEBATE in Ontario. The two-hour program will begin with a pre-show and wrap with analysis from the CHCH newsroom, hosted by CHCH evening news anchor Nick Dixon.

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 BLOOMBERG AND CHANNEL ZERO TO LAUNCH NEW TV CHANNEL IN CANADA

(2015-02-26) Bloomberg TV Canada to offer Canadian Business Coverage with Global Perspective

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 CHANNEL ZERO BRINGS THE PINKERTONS TV SERIES TO CANADA

(2014-12-08) Channel Zero has teamed up with Canadian companies Rosetta Media and Buffalo Gal Pictures to produce the upcoming 22-episode action-adventure detective series set to premiere in Canada in the New Year, exclusively on CHCH.

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 SOUTH ASIAN KIDS TV CHANNEL TO LAUNCH EXCLUSIVELY ON DISH NETWORK

(2014-07-30) Halla Bol! Kids TV, part of Channel Zero World Media, will become the first channel in the Hindi-language kids category on DISH Network this summer.

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 CHCH CELEBRATES ITS 60TH BIRTHDAY!

(2014-05-29) CHCH Announces CH-CHing! - Canada’s First TV Viewer Loyalty Program.

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 OUAT MEDIA RELEASES CANADIAN DOCUMENTARY FEATURE: UNCLAIMED

(2014-04-07) Channel Zero’s Ouat Media Inc. is proud to announce the upcoming release of UNCLAIMED (dir. Michael Jorgensen), a unique and compelling documentary about two men whose lives intersect through the burdens of war.

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 OUAT MEDIA WINS OSCAR AND CESAR AWARDS®!

(2014-03-03) Channel Zero’s Ouat Media Inc. is proud to announce JUST BEFORE LOSING EVERYTHING (AVANT QUE DE TOUT PERDRE) (dir. Xavier Legrand) as the 86th Academy Award® winner for Best Live Action Short Film. The film was also the recipient of the César Award® (the equivalent of the Oscar for France) for Best Short Film.

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 BIG TALENT MEETS TINY TALENT ON CHCH THIS FALL

(2014-02-18) Today Channel Zero revealed the hosts of CHCH’s new Tiny Talent Time – one of the longest running and most-loved family shows in Canadian television history.

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 CHCH MAKES CANADIAN TELEVISION HISTORY

(2014-02-14) CHCH and Cogeco Cable Canada first to offer Television Advertising by geolocation in Canada.

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 WELCOME TO THE NEW CHARTATTACK.COM

(2014-02-14) Leading Canadian Independent Music Site Offers Richer Responsive User Experience and Innovative Opportunities for Brand Integration and Sponsorship

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 SOUTH ASIAN KIDS CAN NOW STROLL DOWN SESAME STREET

(2014-01-23) North America’s 1st South Asian Kids TV Channel Launches on Bell Fibe TV.
Free Preview now through February 20.

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 CANADIAN OLYMPIAN PERDITA FELICIEN JOINS CHCH NEWSROOM

(2014-01-07) Channel Zero announced today that two-time Olympian and World Champion Canadian Hurdler Perdita Felicien has joined the CHCH News Team.

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 IT’S BACK! CHCH NOW CASTING FOR TINY TALENT TIME.

(2013-12-30) Parents and kids are invited to join in the celebration of CHCH’s 60th Anniversary with the return of the iconic Tiny Talent Time. An Ontario-wide casting call to children under 12 years old begins today and runs until November 30th through online video submissions at www.chch.com/tinytalenttime.

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 CHCH REVEALS DETAILS FOR THE RETURN OF TINY TALENT TIME

(2013-12-30) CHCH TV is bringing back the iconic Tiny Talent Time - one of the longest running and most-loved family shows in Canadian history as part of its 60th Anniversary celebrations. Sponsorship Opportunities Now Available.

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 CHCH ON DEMAND NOW AVAILABLE ON SOURCE CABLE

(2013-12-30) At no extra charge, effective immediately Source Cable subscribers have access to a variety of CHCH original programs, with leading primetime dramas being added to CHCH’s On Demand offering imminently.

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 ANDPOP.COM TAKES POP CULTURE SITE TO NEW HEIGHTS

(2013-12-22) ANDPOP.COM Relaunch Positions Site for Maximum Premium Video Content

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Careers

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company

 

Our employees are passionate about what they do. With a fair degree of autonomy and independence, they work in a casual, creative and entrepreneurial environment. They are innovators ready to take on new challenges. If you like to work in a collaborative, fast paced, always changing environment where creativity thrives, Channel Zero may have a career opportunity for you.

 

Thanks for considering Channel Zero and be sure to follow us on LinkedIn to receive updates about our current and future opportunities.

 

Channel Zero is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

Current Opportunities

Digital Marketing Specialist Digital Marketing Specialist

In this role you will be responsible for successfully managing clients’ digital marketing campaigns, ensuring they are properly set up and executed. We are looking for a creative and detail oriented individual who will take ownership of the planning, trafficking and reporting processes to ensure outstanding results for our clients. As Digital Media Specialist, you will be working on various platforms including the Google Marketing Platform, Google Search, Facebook and DFP. You have experience on a trading desk as well as setting up and managing paid search and social media campaigns. You know your way around Excel and PowerPoint. You are comfortable getting on a call with a client as the need arises to discuss campaign metrics.

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Junction Digital is a digital marketing services company that provides local and regional clients with a full suite of online marketing solutions. We are affiliated with CHCH TV in Hamilton.

 

Job posting: Digital Marketing Specialist

Reporting to: Vice President

Job location: 2844 Dundas St. West, Toronto, Ontario

 

Position Summary:

 

In this role you will be responsible for successfully managing clients’ digital marketing campaigns, ensuring they are properly set up and executed.  We are looking for a creative and detail oriented individual who will take ownership of the planning, trafficking and reporting processes to ensure outstanding results for our clients. As Digital Media Specialist, you will be working on various platforms including the Google Marketing Platform, Google Search, Facebook and DFP. You have experience on a trading desk as well as setting up and managing paid search and social media campaigns. You know your way around Excel and PowerPoint. You are comfortable getting on a call with a client as the need arises to discuss campaign metrics.

 

 

Responsibilities Include:

  • Work with Sales to understand and fulfill the objectives of our clients
  • Traffic advertising campaigns across search, social media and programmatic platforms
  • Make recommendations to optimize results
  • Measure and report on results and develop best practices

 

Experience

  • Minimum 1-2 years of relevant work experience in digital marketing
  • Experience with programmatic advertising
  • Experience with paid search and paid social marketing
  • You are comfortable meeting/conferencing with clients as needed
  • Knowledge of Excel & PowerPoint

 

Qualities /Aptitudes:

  • Solid knowledge of digital media. You understand the technology and digital media. You are always learning to stay up to date.
  • Very organized with attention to detail
  • Good communications skills
  • You are self-motivated, can take the lead in your area of expertise and are a team player
  • You get the work done even when you are up against multiple deadlines and can prioritize tasks

 

Quoting ref# DMS-2018-12, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to: careers@junctiondigital.ca  (no phone calls please)

 

About Junction Digital

We are located in Toronto’s west end on Dundas St. West, in the heart of the growing Junction neighbourhood. We work out of the Channel Zero building at 2844 Dundas St. West. The company provides a full benefits package and competitive compensation. The work environment is casual and we share our space with our TV colleagues.  This is a great opportunity to join a small team in a growth environment.

 

Junction Digital Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

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Salesforce Trainer Salesforce Trainer

Channel Zero has an immediate opportunity for a Salesforce Trainer. The successful candidate will provide leadership across the organization with Salesforce development, implementation, administration, training and technical support.

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Channel Zero has an immediate opportunity for a Salesforce Trainer. The successful candidate will provide leadership across the organization with Salesforce development, implementation, administration, training and technical support.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with Senior Executives to understand business needs, then configure and implement Salesforce solutions to achieve corporate objectives based on business and functional requirements
  • Manage database including import/export, regular database de-duping and cleanup procedures
  • Create training material, able to train end users in Salesforce
  • Train individuals on Salesforce Administration and Development Tasks
  • Perform day-to-day Salesforce support, maintenance and user administration tasks
  • Remain up-to-date on new features to provide best practices and recommendations for application optimization, process improvements and future integrations
  • Relay information clearly to employees, clients, and shareholders
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Proven experience with Salesforce Administration and end user Training is required
  • Strong knowledge of CRM applications and knowledgeable in standard functions/modules of Salesforce
  • Experience with creation and distribution of sales performance reporting
  • Strong ability to translate functional requirements into technical specifications.
  • Strong analytical and time management skills and understanding of sales and service processes
  • Strong communication, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Post-Secondary Education required

 

 

Quoting ref# ST-2018-12, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Channel Zero Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

About Channel Zero Inc.

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please visit chz.com.

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Producer Producer

Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate opportunity for an organized, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic original production team.

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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate opportunity for an organized, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic original production team.

 

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of the production of a daily news magazine show
  • Plan and execute original content for online and social media platforms
  • Manage and schedule segment producers, writers, editors and hosts
  • Creating interesting, original and current story ideas
  • Finding and booking interviews, screenings and guests
  • Ensure all content both for broadcast and digital meet the highest journalistic standards
  • Monitor and stay up-to-date on news/current events, entertainment and pop culture
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:  

  • 3-5 years of television producing experience
  • Post-secondary education in Journalism or equivalent experience
  • Ability to develop and maintain sources, contacts, external partners and research original content
  • Experience developing story ideas and writing scripts
  • Familiarity with post-production software (Abode Creative Suite) and production workflow
  • Experience with digital content creation and online editing/copywriting
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines of several simultaneous duties
  • Strong knowledge and passion for current events, pop culture and entertainment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and be self-motivated

 

 

Application Deadline:  December 21st 2018

 

Quoting ref# P-2018-12, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Channel Zero Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

About Channel Zero Inc.

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please visit chz.com.

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News Writer - Part-time News Writer - Part-time

CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming We have an immediate opportunity for a News Writer, part-time

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CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a News Writer, part-time

 

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:

 

  • Research and write news copy for broadcast and digital platforms
  • Monitor social media and news feeds
  • Assist Producer and Director
  • Liaise with Master Control & Traffic
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must:

  • Possess at least six months of news writing and production experience
  • Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Be well organized
  • Be prepared to work various shifts
  • Possess a broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Have a working knowledge of ENPS
  • Be familiar with the newsmakers and current events of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara is a strong asset

 

 

Any employee who believes she/he is qualified, and who has an interest in this career opportunity should inform her/his manager in writing of such interest.  The Manager will advise the applicant as to the process to be followed.  This hiring decision will be made by Mike Katrycz, VP of News.

 

This is a union position: News Reporter, Functional Group 2, Classification Rate 11

 

Posting date:  November 19, 2018 Application Deadline: December 3, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NW-2018-11 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2492618 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2492618 Ontario Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

 

About CHCH

CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH produces over 24 hours of original local news programming each week. With a primetime line-up anchored by movies, news magazine shows, and hit dramas, CHCH is available to over 92% of Ontario households and is viewed by millions nationally each week. CHCH News is produced daily out of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.

 

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News Videographer – Part-time News Videographer – Part-time

CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming We have an immediate opportunity for a News Videographer, part-time

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CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading independent heritage stations located in the dynamic and rapidly growing city of Hamilton, with a strong commitment to quality news programming

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a News Videographer, part-time

 

The following is a paraphrase of the primary functions and does not outline all of the duties and responsibilities for this position:

 

  • Gather, shoot and edit  insightful, accurate and engaging news stories for broadcast and digital
  • Report live on camera
  • Conduct research
  • Develop and maintain contacts
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

 

  • At least one year of television news reporting experience
  • A demo reel showing major-market excellence
  • Demonstrably strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Readiness to work weekends and other shifts as required
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • A broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • An enhanced driver’s licence or passport
  • A working knowledge of ENPS

 

 

Any employee who believes she/he is qualified, and who has an interest in this career opportunity should inform her/his manager in writing of such interest.  The Manager will advise the applicant as to the process to be followed.  This hiring decision will be made by Mike Katrycz, VP of News.

 

This is a union position: News Reporter, Functional Group 2, Classification Rate 11

 

Posting date:  November 19, 2018 Application Deadline: December 3, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NV-2018-11 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2492618 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2492618 Ontario Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

 

 

About CHCH

CHCH-TV started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH produces over 24 hours of original local news programming each week. With a primetime line-up anchored by movies, news magazine shows, and hit dramas, CHCH is available to over 92% of Ontario households and is viewed by millions nationally each week. CHCH News is produced daily out of its broadcast studio located in Hamilton, Ontario. For more information, please visit chch.com.

 

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Master Control Operator - PT Master Control Operator - PT

Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has a career opportunity for a part-time Master Control Operator at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

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Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Monitor outgoing signals and ensure integrity of all channels
  • Prepare, import and maintain schedules to automations
  • Make revisions to program schedules as directed by the Programming, Production and/or Traffic Departments
  • Load and ensure accuracy of program schedules, and make changes as necessary
  • Prepare all programming, commercial and promotional content for air/play-out, including encoding, downloading and transcoding media
  • Review, segment and ensure technical quality, accuracy and completeness of all media
  • Basic editing tasks using Final Cut Pro
  • Setup, receive and record multiple incoming signals (i.e. satellite, fibre, adjacent systems, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Engineering department to ensure the functionality of all equipment and to perform basic equipment maintenance,
  • React promptly to technical issues, and advise appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • Complete daily reports on Master Control operations
  • Prepare and maintain VOD content for BDUs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

The ideal candidate will possess:  

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent multitasking skills and great attention to detail
  • Technical ability to perform basic troubleshooting of both standard and high definition broadcast video/audio signals
  • Ability to ingest and edit content as well as basic operation of production switcher for live cut-ins
  • Ability to work with multiple platforms (Windows 64-bit systems XP, Vista, 7 and Mac OSX, Leopard) and to map drives and use networks
  • Willing and enthusiastic about learning new technologies
  • Must be able to do shift work including overnights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must work well in team environment at the same time work well under minimal supervision
  • Relevant experience in a Master Control facility will be a definite asset

 

 

 

Quoting ref# MC-2018-10, please send résumé and covering letter with salary expectations to: careers@chz.com

 

Channel Zero Inc. is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

About Channel Zero Inc.

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, and Halla Bol Kids TV, Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites, as well as through our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please visit chz.com.

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Co-operative Education (Co-op) and Internships

Channel Zero supports experiential learning as an opportunity for students to apply their knowledge and skills through hands-on experiences and is pleased to offer a limited number of opportunities for Job Shadowing, Cooperative Education (Secondary school credit based ‘co-op’ programs) and Internships (recognized post-secondary programs). Cooperative Education and Internship opportunities include roles in HR, Accounting, Marketing and Sales (along with the traditional Broadcast roles)

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Geoff Thrasher
General Manager, Sales
geoff.thrasher@chz.com
416.366.9688 x 2075
905.645.2075

Sponsorships

Laurie Myles
Manager, Integrated Marketing
laurie.myles@chz.com
416.492.1595 x 1230

Junction Digital

Steve Macfarlane
Vice President
steve@junctiondigital.ca
416.492.1595 x 227

Ouat Media / Film Distribution

Inga Diev
General Manager
inga.diev@ouatmedia.com
+1.416.979.7380 x 2112

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