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. Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that combines the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and local Canadian subject matter. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on Bloomberg.com, CHCH.com, Andpop.com and ChartAttack.com, as well as the top ad exchanges. Other divisions of Channel Zero include Channel Zero World Media, which operates Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel – and TV Asia; and Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario.
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Channel Zero Digital brands appeal to a vast and varied audience, with a portfolio of high quality curated properties in the entertainment, news and music verticals. 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.
Junction Digital, Canada’s newest digital sales agency, puts advertisers and publishers on the right track.
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.
To date, Ouat Media has represented ten Academy Award® nominated short films including three Oscar® 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!
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
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.
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.
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.
CHCH TO BRING BACK WEEKEND NEWS BROADCASTS
(2016-09-07) Live, half-hour newscasts at 6pm and 11pm to debut on Saturday, October 29
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
CHCH CELEBRATES ITS 60TH BIRTHDAY!
(2014-05-29) CHCH Announces CH-CHing! - Canada’s First TV Viewer Loyalty Program.
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.
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.
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.
CHCH MAKES CANADIAN TELEVISION HISTORY
(2014-02-14) CHCH and Cogeco Cable Canada first to offer Television Advertising by geolocation in Canada.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
ANDPOP.COM TAKES POP CULTURE SITE TO NEW HEIGHTS
(2013-12-22) ANDPOP.COM Relaunch Positions Site for Maximum Premium Video Content
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.
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Channel Zero is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.
Channel Zero Inc., has an immediate entry level employment opportunity for a very organized and self-motivated individual to assist in workflow of content deliverables and ensuring compliance with broadcast conditions of license.
This position is located in Toronto. The successful candidate will have pro-active initiative, very good attention to detail and be able to work in a fast-paced, collaborative environment.
Responsibilities will include:
Application Deadline: Tuesday February 28, 2017
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Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has a career opportunity for a part-time Master Control Operator at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).
Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities
The ideal candidate will possess:
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Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg TV Canada are seeking an experienced Line Producer to be part of the Bloomberg TV Canada team in Toronto.
The candidate must have experience producing live newscasts in a control room environment. The Line Producer will take a lead role in all aspects of producing a live financial news broadcast. This will include in no particular order of priority: developing show concepts, writing anchor copy, writing live segments, booking guests, overseeing tape edits, building a rundown and operating effectively in a control room.
Knowledge of Canadian and international financial markets is a must, as well as the ability to work within tight deadlines. Candidates should have at least five years of experience as a Line Producer and must be able to give guidance and direction to anchors and reporters. The candidate must possess excellent news judgment and be able to break down complex material into simple terms. Flexibility with hours is required.
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Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg TV Canada are seeking an experienced Segment Producer for a one year contract. The Segment Producer will ...
Location: Toronto, Canada
Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg TV Canada are seeking an experienced Segment Producer for a one year contract.
The Segment Producer will book news makers and compelling guests; produce, write and edit live and tape segments; and help take segments to air in the control room. The Segment Producer will work with the Line Producer to conceive and execute enterprising segments for TV and all digital platforms. The ability to creatively use video and graphics is required. Successful candidates will have solid understanding, experience and knowledge of financial and business news and a minimum of three years industry experience. Candidates must thrive under the pressure of deadlines and breaking news. Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is a must.
This position requires flexible hours to accommodate production schedules.
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Bloomberg TV Canada is seeking an entry level Editorial Assistant for live television with editorial and production skills for a one-year contract. The candidate needs to have basic knowledge of business and financial news, television production and web skills....
Bloomberg TV Canada is seeking an entry level Editorial Assistant for live television with editorial and production skills for a one-year contract. The candidate needs to have basic knowledge of business and financial news, television production and web skills. The Editorial Assistant is a multi-tasker, someone who is enthusiastic and prepared to take on any and every task in the newsroom to help take a show to air. Candidates should have a positive attitude, a willingness to learn and, most importantly, be a self-starter. They must thrive under pressure and be ready to jump into any situation. Candidates should also have basic web and social media skills, to help out on the digital desk when the need arises. The Editorial Assistant will support the editorial team in all aspects of producing daily news programming. Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is desirable.
This position requires flexible hours to accommodate production schedules.
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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for a Computer Network Technician. Based in Toronto, the successful candidate will maintain the IT infrastructures at the Toronto, Montreal and Hamilton locations. Shifts are generally days but may include occasional evenings, nights, weekends and on-call. If you have a passion for technology, consider joining our team in the fast-paced world of broadcast television.
Application Deadline: Open on www.chz.com/careers until position is filled
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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).
Students interested in completing their placement hours with Channel Zero should send their résumé along with a cover letter listing their school, program of study and program requirements to firstname.lastname@example.org
All opportunities are screened to ensure they provide real work experience in a safe learning environment free from discrimination and harassment, following safe practices and supervised learning experiences.
A Ministry of Education Work Education Agreement form must be completed and signed by all parties prior to student placement. As students are not employed by Channel Zero, this form is required to ensure the students’ coverage under the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act. Students do not receive hourly wages or a salary for their placement component hours. However, students involved in identified field placements may receive an honorarium, expense and/or transportation allowance.
Other approved internship programs will be considered on a case-by-case basis. However, individuals looking for work experience outside of recognized school co-op and internship programs should apply to our paid part-time and/or contract opportunities posted on our careers page.
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