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.

 

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

 

Current Opportunities

Line Producer Line Producer

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

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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.

 

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-2017, 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.  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 CHCH.com, BloombergTV.ca, 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.  For more information, please visit chz.com.

 

Bloomberg TV Canada delivers the best of Bloomberg’s global markets information, essential Canadian business and financial news, and dynamic lifestyle programming to influential Canadian decision-makers. With input from 30 journalists in six news bureaus in major markets across Canada, and international access to 150 bureaus in 73 countries and 2,400 professionals worldwide – Bloomberg TV Canada becomes the first 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 operates from the heart of the financial district with studios at Brookfield Place and TSX. For more information, please visit bloombergtv.ca.

 

 

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Segment Producer Segment Producer

Channel Zero (CHZ) and Bloomberg TV Canada are seeking an experienced Segment Producer for a one year contract. The Segment Producer will ...

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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.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Booking guests and producing compelling daily live segments for television and digital platforms
  • 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-2017, 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.  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 CHCH.com, BloombergTV.ca, 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.  For more information, please visit chz.com.

 

Bloomberg TV Canada delivers the best of Bloomberg’s global markets information, essential Canadian business and financial news, and dynamic lifestyle programming to influential Canadian decision-makers. With input from 30 journalists in six news bureaus in major markets across Canada, and international access to 150 bureaus in 73 countries and 2,400 professionals worldwide – Bloomberg TV Canada becomes the first 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 operates from the heart of the financial district with studios at Brookfield Place and TSX. For more information, please visit bloombergtv.ca.

 

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Editorial Assistant Editorial Assistant

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....

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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. 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.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and assist with live television news elements creation
  • Greet and welcome guests for television interviews
  • Pitch, research, write and assist in producing segments for live broadcasts
  • Assist with booking guests for interviews
  • Assist with daily newsroom editorial activities like proof-reading scripts, etc.
  • Basic web duties as required
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s journalism degree or equivalent experience
  • Previously interned or has relevant experience working in a live newsroom environment
  • Passion for creating compelling news content
  • Ability to work and thrive under deadline pressure
  • Knowledge of Canadian business and financial markets is preferred
  • Flexibility with hours and travel as needed

 

To apply:     Quoting ref# BTC-EA-2017, 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.  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 CHCH.com, BloombergTV.ca, 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.  For more information, please visit chz.com.

 

Bloomberg TV Canada delivers the best of Bloomberg’s global markets information, essential Canadian business and financial news, and dynamic lifestyle programming to influential Canadian decision-makers. With input from 30 journalists in six news bureaus in major markets across Canada, and international access to 150 bureaus in 73 countries and 2,400 professionals worldwide – Bloomberg TV Canada becomes the first 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 operates from the heart of the financial district with studios at Brookfield Place and TSX. For more information, please visit bloombergtv.ca.

 

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Computer Network Technician Computer Network Technician

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.

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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.

 

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional and quality service to all users of technology
  • Maintain the technical infrastructure on a day to day basis, utilizing practical knowledge of Server Systems, Desktop Systems, Switches, Firewalls and direct attached storage, VOIP Systems, Email Systems as well as other systems as required.
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance of computer systems and networks; keeping manager informed on all repairs and maintenance issues or other matters affecting operations.
  • Update and maintain asset records and drawings and create new ones as required.
  • Effectively communicate with manager, master control operators, vendors, clients and management on all issues affecting the transmission of channels.
  • Some travel will be required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Key qualifications:  

  • Dedication and commitment to quality and exceptional service delivery
  • A successful five year history of supporting a technical infrastructure and a proven ability to handle day to day needs of a small to medium sized office, supporting both technical and non-technical employees
  • “Out of the box” problem solving, sound decision making and strategic architectural planning, purchasing and implementation capabilities
  • Excellent communication, relationship management and reasoning skills
  • Practical knowledge of Linux (3+ years), Email Servers (3+ years), and VOIP (1 year or more with Asterisk); Server Systems, Desktop Systems, Macs, Switches, Firewalls and direct attached storage
  • Experience in the broadcast industry will be a definite asset

 

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

 

Quoting ref# CNT-2016-12, 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 the company:  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.  The newly launched Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that combines the best of Bloomberg’s global content with locally produced Canadian subject matter.  Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on CHCH.com, BloombergTV.ca, Andpop.com and ChartAttack.com, as well as the top ad exchanges.  Other divisions of Channel Zero include Channel Zero World Media, which operates Bollywood Times, Mehndi TV and Halla Bol – Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channels, and Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit www.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).

Learn more about our Co-op and internship opportunities