Careers

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

Current Opportunities

Executive Assistant Executive Assistant

Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for an Executive Assistant. The successful candidate will manage the senior management team’s emails, schedules, and expenses. The successful candidate will also manage the office and maintain communication with all staff and external stakeholders. If you are a proactive and solution-oriented professional, consider joining our team in the fast-paced world of broadcast television.

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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for an Executive Assistant. The successful candidate will manage the senior management team’s emails, schedules, and expenses.  The successful candidate will also manage the office and maintain communication with all staff and external stakeholders.  If you are a proactive and solution-oriented professional, consider joining our team in the fast-paced world of broadcast television.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organize, prioritize, and schedule President’s calendar which comprises of internal and external business meetings, project due dates, special events and personal appointments. Ensure President has necessary background material in advance of meetings and is properly briefed prior to appointments.
  • Prepare agendas and record minutes weekly Senior Management meetings guaranteeing content and action items are recorded accurately and concisely. Follow up on action items in preparation for subsequent meetings.
  • Monitor President’s inbox to assess, prioritize and respond to emails by keeping abreast of the company’s objectives, priorities and opportunities at hand. Ensure responses are well informed and sent in a timely manner. Flag urgent matters and always handle them quickly and efficiently.
  • Handle all sensitive and confidential information with discretion, tact and professionalism. Recognize the importance of confidentiality and how it reflects on the integrity of the President’s office. Exemplify the highest level of business standards at all times.
  • Investigate and resolve any departmental matters that may arise with diplomacy and integrity to ensure all stakeholders are satisfied with the outcome. Anticipate and resolve problems to diminish business inefficiencies.
  • Book travel for President and other senior executives.
  • Provide project management for events and programs, by strategically planning timelines, and coordinating with staff to respond to any outstanding items.
  • Create, draft and edit documents of behalf of the President for both internal and external communication and attach electronic signature as needed. Manage and file all documents and information accordingly.
  • Accurately complete the President’s and other senior executives’ monthly expense reports. Monitor and track expenses against budget ensuring best practices are maintained.
  • Program Administrator for company corporate credit cards, gas card and parking permits.
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Key qualifications:  

  • Multifaceted experience in C level executive administrative support
  • Experience in program/event management and interdepartmental coordination
  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite including PowerPoint, and Visio
  • Able to type 60 WPM
  • Excels in a dynamic, fast paced role, while building lasting rapport with Executives, colleagues and clients.
  • Excellent communication, relationship management and reasoning skills
  • Holds a record of success in leading new initiatives and implementing ideas catered towards business productivity and organizational growth
  • Possesses strong prioritization, time management and problem solving skills while maintaining ongoing attention to details

 

Application Deadline:  Open on www.chz.com/careers until position is filled

 

Quoting ref# EA-2018-09, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please) 

 

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

 

About Channel Zero Inc.

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

 

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Videographer - Part-time Videographer - Part-time

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

Posting date:  September 13, 2018 Application Deadline: September 20, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-V-2018-09 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

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

 

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

 

 

About CHCH

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

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The ideal candidate must:

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

Posting date:  September 13, 2018 Application Deadline: September 20, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NW-2018-09 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

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

 

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

 

 

About CHCH

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

 

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

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

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

 

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

 

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

 

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

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

 

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

 

 

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

 

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

 

Posting date:  September 13, 2018 Application Deadline: September 20, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NV-2018-09 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

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

 

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

 

 

About CHCH

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

 

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News Reporter News Reporter

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

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

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a News Reporter, full-time

 

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

 

  • Gather and prepare insightful, accurate and engaging news reports daily
  • Prepare news content for digital publication
  • Interview, Write, Research
  • Initiate stories and segments
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

 

  • At least two years of news reporting experience in a live broadcast environment
  • A demo reel exhibiting major-market excellence
  • Demonstrably superior presentation skills, including live extemporaneous reporting
  • Demonstrably strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Readiness to work weekends and other shifts as required
  • A broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • A valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record
  • An enhanced driver’s licence or passport
  • A working knowledge of ENPS

 

 

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

 

This is a union position: News Reporter, Functional Group G1, Classification Rate 10.

 

Posting date:  September 7, 2018   Application Deadline: September 17, 2018

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NR-2018-09 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

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

 

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

 

About CHCH

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

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Co-operative Education (Co-op) and Internships

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

Learn more about our Co-op and internship opportunities