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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 growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics. Launching mid 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that will combine the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and local Canadian subject matter. Also within the parent company’s portfolio are Channel Zero Digital, which owns popular sites Andpop and ChartAttack, and the digital companions of its broadcast brands; and Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels. Channel Zero also operates Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.
 
OUR TEAM

Our Television Brands

 

CHCH logo
CHCH started broadcasting in 1954 and is proud to be the news leader for Hamilton and the surrounding Halton and Niagara regions. CHCH produces more original news programming than any other local television station in North America. 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.
Bloomberg TV Canada
Bloomberg TV Canada will deliver the best of Bloomberg’s global market information, essential Canadian business and financial news, and dynamic lifestyle programming to influential Canadian decision-makers. With local access to 30 journalists in six news bureaus in major markets across the country, and international access to 150 bureaus in 73 countries and 2,400 professionals worldwide – Bloomberg TV Canada becomes the first relevant business and financial information source for Canadians, providing its audience with a critical edge by connecting them to a vital network of information, people and ideas. Bloomberg TV Canada is owned by Channel Zero in Toronto and will operate from the heart of the financial district with studios at Brookfield Place and TSX. The service will be available on major cable TV, satellite and telco platforms across Canada. For more information, read the partnership announcement media release here or visit Bloomberg TV Canada.
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.
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.

Introducing Channel Zero Digital

 
Channel Zero Digital provides unique advertiser solutions that go beyond the banner. With a portfolio of high quality curated properties in the entertainment, news and music verticals, Channel Zero Digital brands appeal to a vast and varied audience. Our destination sites include Andpop, Chart Attack and the digital companion site, CHCH.com.
 
We specialize in creating custom integration opportunities for your brand through a host of original productions, celebrity interviews, and breaking news content.

Andpop
ANDPOP.com is one of Canada’s leading video pop culture websites, featuring the latest in breaking news and high quality video content. Targeting a new generation of teenage pop culture addicts, ANDPOP.com offers access to some of the world’s top celebrities, including One Direction, Justin Bieber and Daniel Radcliffe. ANDPOP.com produces a roster of video programming, including Small Talk, Way Back When, and Talking Sh*t.
ChartAttack
ChartAttack.com is dedicated to showcasing innovative music and getting to know the people who make it. The website is curated by a small team of independent and alternative music nerds, and is a hub for our high-quality video content, as well as our daily feed of awesome new music and original features. ChartAttack.com is the music guide for “indie-lectuals” – an educated, culture-focused demographic that is constantly online using mobile devices, and is highly sensitive to authenticity of voice and content.
CHCH
CHCH.com brings news and information for the Hamilton and Niagara regions to the second screen. The station produces more original news programming than any other local television station in North America. At chch.com, visitors can stream our late news programming and watch archived episodes of our popular news magazine shows.
Channel Zero Digital
For more info on Channel Zero Digital, visit channelzerodigital.com

This Is Channel Zero World Media

 

Halla Bol!
Halla Bol! 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.
Mehndi TV HD
Mehndi TV HD is focused on showcasing world class intelligent and entertaining programming catering to Canadian women of South Asian heritage.
Bollywood Times HD
Bollywood Times HD provides all-action all-the-time South Asian programming including blockbuster movies, comedy, horror, thrillers and late night talk shows.

AWARD WINNING OUAT MEDIA

 

Ouat Media
Specializing in the worldwide distribution of international short and documentary films

 

Ouat Media (pronounced “what”) is an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company, providing high-profile and award-winning short form – and now feature film and television – content from the world’s top emerging filmmakers for all international platforms.

 

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

 

 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

Established in 2000, Channel Zero Inc. is an independent Canadian broadcaster that owns over-the-air station CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.

 

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

News and Headlines Writer News and Headlines Writer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced News and Headlines Writer to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. The News and Headlines Writer will assist in shaping the daily direction of coverage, as well as help with planning future content. They will book news makers and compelling guests and be responsible for updating headlines and breaking news on-screen.

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Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced News and Headlines Writer to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

The News and Headlines Writer will assist in shaping the daily direction of coverage, as well as help with planning future content. They will book news makers and compelling guests and be responsible for updating headlines and breaking news on-screen.

 

Candidates must be able to write scripts for financial and business newscasts. The person in this role should be comfortable with complicated information and be able to meet deadlines. The individual should also be able to write accurately and quickly, and should have an ability to build informative charts, graphs, and other visual elements to support the individual’s scripts. Candidates should have excellent writing skills and working knowledge of Canadian and international business and economic issues.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring newswires and writing headlines and markets updates
  • Scripting and producing news bulletins and segments for daily programs
  • Updating and managing futures calendar
  • Writing and updating on-screen headlines and breaking news
  • Assisting in booking and producing guest segments
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of recent and relevant business news writing experience required
  • Experience working in a live TV news environment essential
  • Strong writing and edit supervising skills
  • Ability to creatively use video and graphics is required
  • Creation and management of editorial calendar
  • Experience with packaging live and taped segments for television and digital platforms
  • Flexibility with hours is essential

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-W-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net 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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Director - Switcher Director - Switcher

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Director to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. In this hybrid role, the Director will be responsible for switching and directing all live and post production content.

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Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Director to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

In this hybrid role, the Director will be responsible for switching and directing all live and post production content.  Reporting to the V.P. Operations or designate, this position will be working from our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Executive Producer to plan each newscast
  • Direct / Switch newscasts and other productions
  • Train production crew in cameras, audio, graphics, etc.
  • Supervise production crew on a daily basis
  • Maintain production studio and control room
  • Excellent decision making and oral / written communication skills
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • 3 to 5 years experience Directing and switching newscasts
  • Full working knowledge of digital video systems (Ross)
  • Experience with ENPS
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • College or University diploma in Media Studies
  • Familiarity with Ross Xpressions / Ross Digital Switchers
  • Knowledge of various transmission practices and methods.
  • A knowledge of the Canadian business scene and its players
  • Able to work shifts

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-D-S-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net 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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Audio / Robotic Camera Operator Audio / Robotic Camera Operator

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Audio/Robotic Camera Operator to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. In this hybrid role, the Audio/Robotic Camera Operator will be responsible for mixing all elements of live and post production television content in addition to controlling cameras remotely through robotics.

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Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Audio/Robotic Camera Operator to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

In this hybrid role, the Audio/Robotic Camera Operator will be responsible for mixing all elements of live and post production television content in addition to controlling cameras remotely through robotics.  Reporting to the V.P. Operations or designate, this position will be working from our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Audio operator for all inserts and productions
  • Robotically control cameras
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with broadcast audio equipment and its operation
  • Experience with robotic cameras
  • Experience with ENPS
  • Experience as an audio operator in a television news department is preferred
  • Excellent decision making and oral / written communication skills
  • College or University diploma in Media Studies
  • Able to work shifts

 

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-A-RCO-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net 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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Editor / Graphics Editor / Graphics

In this hybrid role, the Editor / Graphics will create content for daily shows and ‘one-of’ graphics for individual shows and television content. Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Editor to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

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Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Editor to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

In this hybrid role, the Editor / Graphics will create content for daily shows and ‘one-of’ graphics for individual shows and television content. Reporting to the V.P. Operations or designate, this position will be working from our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Edit video for reporter and anchor packages, voice-overs and natural sound pieces for newscasts
  • Use good editorial and visual judgment.
  • Record incoming feeds from satellites and ENG sources.
  • Create and add special effects to recorded pieces.
  • Create Graphics as required
  • Meet broadcast deadlines.
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with non-linear editing technology, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with ENPS
  • Experience as an editor in a television news department is preferred
  • College or University diploma in Media Studies
  • Able to work shifts

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-E-G-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net 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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Production Assistant / Graphics Production Assistant / Graphics

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Production Assistant to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. In this hybrid role, the Production Assistant / Graphics person will time out show elements, gather and prepare data for real time graphics.

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Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Production Assistant to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

In this hybrid role, the Production Assistant / Graphics person will time out show elements, gather and prepare data for real time graphics.  Reporting to the V.P. Operations or designate, this position will be working from our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist Exec Producer with planning for inserts, shows
  • Time out all broadcasts
  • Edit video for reporter and anchor packages, voice-overs and natural sound pieces for newscasts
  • Use good editorial and visual judgment.
  • Record incoming feeds from satellites and ENG sources.
  • Create Graphics as required
  • Meet broadcast deadlines.
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience with non-linear editing technology, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premier, Adobe Photoshop, Ross Xpressions
  • Experience with ENPS
  • Experience with Adobe After Effects (CC 2014)and Illustrator (CC 2014)
  • Experience as an editor in a television news department is preferred
  • College or University diploma in Media Studies
  • Business Knowledge an Asset
  • Able to work shifts

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-PA-G-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net 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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Operations Floater Operations Floater

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Operations Floater to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. In this hybrid role, the Operations Floater will have the opportunity to experience the full breadth of operational roles at Bloomberg TV Canada by providing scheduled relief and backup.

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Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Operations Floater to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

In this hybrid role, the Operations Floater will have the opportunity to experience the full breadth of operational roles at Bloomberg TV Canada by providing scheduled relief and backup.  Reporting to the V.P. Operations or designate, this position will be working from our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Fill in for Director / Switcher, Audio / Robotic Camera Operator, Editor / Graphics and Production Assistant / Graphics
  • Other related duties as assigned

 

Qualifications:

  • Experience Directing and switching newscasts, operating and audio console as well as robotic camera systems.
  • Full working knowledge of digital video systems (Ross)
  • Knowledge of various transmission practices and methods.
  • Experience with ENPS
  • Experience with MAC OSX, Adobe After Effects (CC 2014), Photoshop (CC 2014), Illustrator (CC 2014), Final Cut Pro 7, Adobe Audition (CC 2014), Compressor and Adobe Encoder (CC 2014)
  • Ability to clearly give direction to crew while under pressure
  • Must have excellent computer skills
  • Excellent decision making and oral / written communication skills
  • College or University diploma in Media Studies
  • Familiarity with Ross Xpressions / Ross Digital Switchers
  • Able to work shifts

 

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-OF-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net 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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Broadcast Technician Broadcast Technician

Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for a Broadcast Technician in Toronto. At Channel Zero, we are driven by a passion to build effective solutions. With change being a constant, the ideal candidate has the ability to adapt and change direction.

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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for a Broadcast Technician in Toronto. At Channel Zero, we are driven by a passion to build effective solutions. With change being a constant, the ideal candidate has the ability to adapt and change direction.

 

This is a full-time, junior level position.  Shifts are generally days but may include occasional evenings, nights and on-call.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up and troubleshoot satellite transmissions, multiplexed signals and automation system operations for multiple broadcast streams and High-Definition channels.
  • Effectively communicate with manager, master control operators, vendors, clients and management on all issues affecting the transmission of channels.
  • Troubleshoot and maintain various Broadcast servers, computer servers, and Non-linear editing systems used in Digital media workflows.
  • Troubleshoot and repair of traditional broadcast equipment such as, video master control switchers, routing switchers, and supporting infrastructure.
  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new facilities and/or addition or modification of existing facilities.
  • Keep manager informed on all repairs and maintenance issues or other matters affecting operations.
  • Update and maintain drawings and create new ones for assigned projects.
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance of computer systems and networks.
  • Provide support of master control operations.
  • Overnight shifts as well as scheduled on-call.

 

Key qualifications:  

  • Broadcast Engineering Diploma/Degree or relevant experience in a broadcast engineering capacity.
  • Ability to work under pressure, make sound decisions and find effective solutions.
  • Competent technical ability to perform basic troubleshooting of both standard and high definition broadcast video/audio signals, with sound understanding of a variety of automation systems and video path flow.
  • Ability to work with multiple platforms (Linux, Windows 64-bit systems and Mac OSX) troubleshoot issues and test updates.
  • Excellent multitasking skills and great attention to detail.
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to problem solve.
  • Willing and enthusiastic about learning new technologies.
  • Must work well in team environment at the same time work well under minimal supervision.

 

 

Application Deadline: Open until position is filled

 

Quoting ref# BT-2015-08, please send résumé and covering letter to: careers@chz.com

 

Channel Zero Inc. (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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Programming Coordinator (fluent in Hindi) Programming Coordinator (fluent in Hindi)

Here we grow again! Channel Zero is looking for another Programming Coordinator to support the Programming department in the preparation of the programming, acquisitions and scheduling for all Channel Zero World Media channels including: Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol Kids TV.

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Here we grow again!  Channel Zero Inc. is looking for another organized, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic Programming team.

 

The role of the Programming Coordinator is to support the Programming department in the preparation of the programming, acquisitions and scheduling for all Channel Zero World Media channels including: Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol Kids TV.

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the creation and reconciliation of on-air programming logs for Mehndi TV, Bollywood Times and Halla Bol
  • Assist and support all programming initiatives for all of the Channel Zero World Media services including: supporting the acquisition process, collecting deliverable materials, data entry of programming information into various systems, title selection and original programming support
  • Responsible for all programming reports including regulatory and programming usage on assigned channels
  • Assist in compliance for channels
  • Manage external program guides
  • Create profiles for each program
  • Respond to producer and viewer queries and comments
  • Create marketing and sales materials
  • Assist the department in creating, soliciting and/or developing projects to help build new business opportunities
  • Administrative duties such as expenses, scheduling and any additional support required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:  

  • Fluency in Hindi is a must
  • Knowledge of Broadview scheduling system or other related television programming software is an asset
  • Familiarity with the CRTC rules and regulations
  • Expertise in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated attention to detail and research abilities
  • Enthusiasm as a team player yet a self-motivated and a self-directed professional
  • Knowledge and passion for film and television
  • Excellent organizational skills and able to multi-task and adapt to changing priorities
  • Excellent communication and administrative skills
  • Willingness to do voice-over work an asset

 

Application Deadline: Wednesday September 2, 2015

 

Quoting ref# PC-2015-08 in the subject line, please send résumé and covering letter stating salary expectations to: careers@chz.com (no phone calls please). Selected applicants will be contacted to arrange for interviews and skills testing.

 

Channel Zero Inc. (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. To see all of our career opportunities, please visit http://www.chz.com/careers/

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Reporter Reporter

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Reporters to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. Can you break down the corporate speak and unlock the facts on important business news? Are you an experienced reporter and good storyteller rolled into one? Do you like getting out and finding the next big thing?

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Reporters to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada.

Can you break down the corporate speak and unlock the facts on important business news?  Are you an experienced reporter and good storyteller rolled into one?  Do you like getting out and finding the next big thing? You’ll be involved in reporting for daily news and markets shows.  You will also work on reports and programs from the field.  The successful applicant will have a strong passion for reporting on business news.  The understanding of financial markets, knowledge to identify relevant company news and financial market themes, and the ability to work under tough deadline pressure are all required. Experience writing and producing stories and content for television is essential.  Previous experience in live television reporting is highly desirable. International experience is helpful.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Reporting market and business news for daily live broadcasting
  • Making and managing industry contacts
  • Pitching, researching, writing and presenting compelling stories for multiple platforms
  • Breaking news
  • Interviewing and reporting from the field
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A journalism and or business /financial qualification is desirable
  • 5 years or more of on-air TV reporting experience required
  • Good presentation skills
  • Live reporting experience preferable
  • Strong packaging/writing skills
  • Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets required
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Experience with digital media platforms and integration desirable

 

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-R-2015, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please)

 

A demo reel of recent on-air work is required to be considered for this position.

 

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net 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.

 

 

The Companies:

 

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  Launching in 2015, Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that will combine the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and Canadian subject matter. Also within the parent company’s portfolio are Channel Zero Digital, which owns popular sites Andpop and ChartAttack, and the digital companions of its broadcast brands; and Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels. Channel Zero also operates Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.chz.com.

 

Bloomberg connects influential decision-makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. Its strength – quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology – is at the core of everything it does.  With over 15,500 employees in 192 locations, Bloomberg delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.  For more information, please visit www.bloombergbusiness.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).

Learn more about our Co-op and internship opportunities

Advertising:

Geoff Thrasher

General Sales Manager

geoff.thrasher@chz.com

416-366-9688 x 2075
905-645-2075

Marketing, Sponsorship & Media:

Rhonda Messieh

Marketing Manager

rhonda.messieh@chz.com

416-492-1595 x 2071

Television Channel Distribution:

Chris Fuoco

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

chris.fuoco@chz.com

416-492-1595 x 254

Channel Zero Digital:

Robert Ostfield
Managing Director
robert.ostfield@channelzerodigital.com
416-300-7904

Channel Zero World Media

Ron Maitra
ron.maitra@chz.com
416-857-3979

Ouat Media / Film Distribution

Fred Joubaud
General Manager
fred.joubaud@ouatmedia.com
416-979-7380

For all other inquiries