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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

Technical Producer Technical Producer

Channel Zero Inc. is looking for an organized, charismatic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work collaboratively with our dynamic original production team.

Show Details

Channel Zero Inc. is looking for an organized, charismatic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work collaboratively with our dynamic original production team.

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support the team in delivering a daily news magazine series by providing creative elements both technically and editorially
  • Collaborate with the team to develop the look and feel of the show
  • Manage the technical needs from pre-production to delivery of the show inclusive of: on-location & in-studio shoots, editing of packaged segments, creating show graphics and studio & equipment management
  • Troubleshoot technical issues and provide training and support to the team
  • Screen segments and shows for quality assurance
  • Prepare deliverable items for distribution department – Ouat Media
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess: 

  • 2+ years of television production experience
  • A strong skill set in production including: a knowledge of various cameras and accessories, techniques for shooting, on-location and in-studio audio recording and lighting
  • A strong skill set in post-production management and software especially Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop of Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience working in a digital file environment
  • Studio and equipment management experience
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Effective communication skills and mentorship abilities
  • The ability to excel under tight deadlines and problem-solve in intense situations
  • Experience with digital content creation
  • Must have valid Ontario drivers license

 

Application Deadline:  Open until position is filled

To apply: Quoting ref# TP-2020-08, please submit your resume, cover letter with salary expectations and demo reel to careers@chz.com

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

 

About Channel Zero Inc.

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

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Co-operative Education (Co-op) and Internships

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

Learn more about our Co-op and internship opportunities