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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

Anchor Anchor

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Anchors to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. The Anchor will play a major role shaping and presenting Bloomberg TV Canada’s daily show offerings to the Canadian audience. In this role, you will...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

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

The Anchor will play a major role shaping and presenting Bloomberg TV Canada’s daily show offerings to the Canadian audience. In this role, you will present one of the weekday business and financial focused shows. To do this, you need strong broadcasting experience working to camera, not only with scripted material but with unscripted reporting or presentation. Big stories can break anywhere at any time – so candidates need to be able to handle breaking news with polish.

You will need to demonstrate a journalistic track-record and strong editorial judgment; the ability to think quickly while broadcasting under pressure; an excellent broadcasting voice; good interviewing skills; a compelling, authoritative presentation style; extensive knowledge of Canadian and international business and financial news; and the personal skills to work collaboratively in a team.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Anchoring daily live programming
  • Developing and maintaining trusted industry sources
  • Breaking news
  • Leading and developing editorial staff
  • Strengthening the Bloomberg brand in the marketplace
  • Ensuring adherence to both CHZ and Bloomberg’s ethical and journalistic standards
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A journalism and or business /financial qualification is desirable
  • 5+ years of recent/relevant major market TV Anchor experience
  • International broadcast experience is desired
  • Strong editorial judgment and experience in setting the agenda for daily national broadcasts
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is essential
  • A clear and energetic presentation that connects with Bloomberg viewers
  • Ability to break news in a live programming environment
  • Strong Interview Skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Experience with digital media platforms and integration desired

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-A-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 Anchor 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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Associate Producer Associate Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced live TV associate news producers with editorial, production, and writing skills. The candidate needs to...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

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

 

Bloomberg TV is seeking experienced live TV associate news producers with editorial, production, and writing skills. The candidate needs to produce in both the control room and in the field. The Associate Producer is a story teller, taking complex financial and business stories and making them understandable. Candidates must thrive under the pressure of deadline s and breaking news. Candidates should be familiar with digital video and producing content for multiple platforms. The Associate Producer will support show segments, daily markets content and digital franchises. Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is desirable.

 

This position requires flexible hours to accommodate production schedules.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pitching, researching, writing and producing segments for live broadcasts
  • Taking to air segments in the control room
  • Creating and producing graphical and production elements
  • Supporting the line and coordinating producers
  • Assisting anchors and reporters with daily live segments and programs
  • Creating and distributing digital content
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 2+ years of recent and relevant experience producing live television news
  • Control room experience desirable
  • Knowledge and passion for financial markets and business news
  • Ability to work and thrive under deadline pressure
  • Experience with digital media platforms and integration is desirable
  • Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is preferred
  • Flexibility with hours and travel as needed

 

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-AP-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.

 

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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Coordinating Producer Coordinating Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Coordinating Producer to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. In this role, you will work with the Executive Producer to conceive and execute daily live programming. This includes...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

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

In this role, you will work with the Executive Producer to conceive and execute daily live programming. This includes enterprising segments and elements, booking guests and planning editorial, stacking the lineup and taking programs to air.

This position offers an opportunity to leverage your knowledge of and passion for business news and live television production.

The Coordinating Producer must be able to communicate effectively to give guidance and direction to anchors, reporters and other staff. The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge and an analytical approach to markets in order to help set the agenda for daily coverage. Specifically, knowledge of the Canadian business and financial markets are a must, as well as the ability to work flexible hours as required.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting the Executive Producer in managing program delivery
  • Leading editorial meetings and setting the agenda for daily news coverage
  • Building rundowns and taking to air live broadcasts
  • Developing and executing show concepts
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • A journalism qualification is desirable
  • 5+ years of recent and relevant experience producing television news
  • Proven track record of experience in live and taped segment and field production
  • Experience producing live newscasts in a control room environment is essential
  • Strong writing and copy supervising skills
  • Experience with non-linear video editing is desirable
  • Understanding of Canadian and international business and finance industries is required
  • Experience with digital media platforms and integration desirable

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-CP-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.

 

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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Line Producer Line Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking an experienced Line Producer to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. The candidate must have experience producing live newscasts in a control room environment. The Line Producer will...

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Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

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

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.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assigning and overseeing delivery of news content
  • Building rundowns and taking to air daily live programming
  • Leading a team of editorial staff in producing live broadcasts
  • Developing and executing show concepts
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is essential
  • A journalism qualification is desirable
  • 5+ years overall producing experience
  • Previous financial journalism experience is essential
  • Strong editorial, writing, and production skills
  • Knowledge of Canadian business and markets is a must
  • Experience working in a real-time news environment is essential
  • Flexibility in working varied hours
  • Experience with non-linear video editing is desirable

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-LP-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.

 

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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Segment Producer Segment Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg are seeking experienced Segment Producers to be part of the founding team of Bloomberg TV Canada. The Segment Producer will book news makers and compelling guests; produce, write and...

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(3 positions available)

Location:  Toronto, Canada

 

 

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

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 and Coordinating Producers 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.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Booking guests and producing compelling daily live segments for television and digital platforms
  • Taking daily live programming to air
  • Pitching, researching, writing and editing stories for multiple platforms
  • Creating and managing all graphical and production elements for broadcasting
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of recent and relevant business news producing and booking experience required
  • Proven track record of experience in news producing
  • Experience of working in a live TV news environment essential
  • Strong writing and edit supervising skills, and the ability to creatively use video and graphics is required
  • Flexibility with hours is essential
  • Previous financial journalism experience is preferred
  • Contacts within the Canadian business and financial markets is essential
  • Experience with non-linear video editing is desirable

 

To apply:    Quoting ref# BTC-SP-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.

 

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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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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Programming Coordinator Programming Coordinator

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.

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Channel Zero Inc. is looking for an 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 July 15, 2015

 

Quoting ref# PC-2015-07 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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Web Developer Web Developer

Channel Zero Digital (a division of Channel Zero Inc., one of the largest independent Canadian media companies), is seeking a Web Developer based in Toronto. Reporting to the Managing Director of Channel Zero Digital and working with the sales and editorial teams, this individual will be at the forefront of developing and growing the online presence of Channel Zero Digital’s properties.

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Channel Zero Digital (a division of Channel Zero Inc., one of the largest independent Canadian media companies), is seeking a Web Developer based in Toronto.  Reporting to the Managing Director of Channel Zero Digital and working with the sales and editorial teams, this individual will be at the forefront of developing and growing the online presence of Channel Zero Digital’s properties.

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Development and maintenance of the Channel Zero Digital web properties
  • Working with editorial teams to ensure each property meets the brand & business objectives
  • Acting as the technical lead on SEO optimization, providing insights and technical guidance
  • Integrating social media into the Channel Zero Digital web properties
  • Assisting in developing social media strategies for individual Channel Zero brands, in conjunction with the marketing department
  • Creating traffic generation strategies
  • Managing digital projects through the development lifecycle to ensure deadlines are met
  • Following standard QA testing process for all digital projects

 

Required Skills & Qualifications:

 

  • Experience with PHP, WordPress, Javascript, JQuery
  • Post-secondary education in computer science or related discipline
  • Experience with CSS, XML, HTML
  • HTML5 experience is an asset
  • Demonstrates the ability to create clean, valid, and SEO-friendly code
  • Proven experience developing robust web UI for the consumer market
  • Experience with responsive and/or adaptive design
  • Experience working with Photoshop
  • Self-starter, able to work independently
  • Ability to pick up new technologies quickly
  • Experience setting-up and managing version control system: svn, github, etc.
  • Immersed in new media culture and knows “what’s next”

 

Application Deadline: Open until filled

 

Quoting ref#  WD-2015-06 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.

 

 

ANDPOP Inc. (doing business as Channel Zero Digital) 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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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