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

Electronic Graphic Artist Electronic Graphic Artist

CHCH Television’s Creative Services Department offers a fast-paced environment focused on building superior creative solutions for advertisers and community partners in the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions. The successful candidate will work closely with the CHCH Sales, Marketing and News Teams as well as various other Channel Zero projects and creative initiatives.

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CHCH Television’s Creative Services Department offers a fast-paced environment focused on building superior creative solutions for advertisers and community partners in the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions.  The successful candidate will work closely with the CHCH Sales, Marketing and News Teams as well as various other Channel Zero projects and creative initiatives.

 

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

  • Develop creative/conceptual designs & storyboards for CHCH Commercial and Promotional needs
  • Develop creative elements for Sales, Promotions, Marketing and News including on-air, web and print
  • Design and layout of weekly external marketing materials including magazine, newspaper, web, digital signage & billboard ads and custom promotional items
  • Prepare internal and external communication materials for events not limited to, but including, staff and client functions
  • Perform other duties as required

 

At a minimum, candidates will possess:

  • A university degree or equivalent education/certification from a recognized art/design school
  • Two years previous relevant experience as a designer/graphic artist
  • Some experience in a Broadcast video environment (HD)
  • The drive to be a self-starter with the ability to take direction and adhere to brand guidelines
  • The ability to handle multiple projects with quick turnaround times and hard deadlines;
  • The ability to work well as part of a team or work independently as required.
  • An eye for typography, layout and attention to detail (We are mostly a Mac OS X facility)
  • Expert, hands-on knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud, with emphasis in After Effects and Photoshop.

 

Desirable assets:

  • Illustrator, In Design and Premier Pro
  • Knowledge of Final Cut Pro, and Ross Xpression
  • Knowledge of 3d solutions such as Cinema 4D and Video Copilot’s Element 3d
  • Web design, content management
  • Familiarity working with several colour systems such as RGB, CMYK, Pantone, and NTSC
  • A strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications including PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • The ability to organize media files and create and maintain a library system in a shared network environment
  • Flexibility – some shift work may be required

 

Posting Date:   May 17, 2019                                                                            Application Deadline: June 07, 2019

 

Union position in Functional Group J, Classification Group 9

 

Please send your resume, cover letter and demo reel quoting reference # CHCH-EGA-2019-05 in confidence to:  hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

2190015 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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Web Developer Web Developer

Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has a career opportunity for a Web Developer based in Toronto. Reporting to the VP of Operations 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’s properties.

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Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has a career opportunity for a Web Developer based in Toronto. Reporting to the VP of Operations 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’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
  • Providing backups and routine maintenance
  • 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
  • Experience with SQL and Database is a must, preferably MySQL
  • Experience working in a Linux environment with comment line
  • Post-secondary education in computer science or related discipline
  • Experience with CSS, XML, HTML; HTML5 experience is an asset
  • Javascript framework experience is an asset, preferably BackboneJS
  • 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-2019-05, please send résumé and covering letter with salary expectations 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.

To see all of our career opportunities, please visit http://www.chz.com/careers/

 

 

 

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Technical Coordinator Technical Coordinator

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.

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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

  • Collaborate with the team to develop the look and feel of the show
  • Support the team in delivering a daily news magazine series by providing creative elements both technically and editorially
  • 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
  • Develop interesting, original and current story ideas
  • Offer training and mentorship to other team members as required
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:

  • 3-5 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 creativity to develop interesting stories appealing to broad audiences
  • The ability to excel under tight deadlines and problem-solve in intense situations
  • Experience with digital content creation

 

 

Application Deadline:  May 25th 2019

 

 

To apply: 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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News Videographer News Videographer

CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading local heritage stations serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara with a strong commitment to quality news programming We have an immediate opportunity for a News Videographer, full-time

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CHCH-TV is one of Canada’s leading local heritage stations serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara with a strong commitment to quality news programming

 

We have an immediate opportunity for a News Videographer, 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, 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 two years of television news reporting experience
  • A superior knowledge of current events in Niagara
  • A demo reel showing major-market excellence
  • Demonstrably strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Superior organizational skills
  • Readiness to work various 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

 

 

 

This is a union position: News Reporter, Functional Group G2, Classification Rate 11

 

Posting date:  May 1, 2019   Application Deadline: May 21, 2019

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NV-2019-05 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2190015 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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Production Coordinator Production Coordinator

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 original production team. This opportunity is for a 2 month contract at our Toronto office in the Junction (Keele & Dundas)

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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 original production team. This opportunity is for a 2 month contract at our Toronto office in the Junction (Keele & Dundas)

 

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Coordinating and scheduling assets and resources
  • Downloading, logging and distributing news segments
  • Researching and writing segments for broadcast social and online publishing
  • Assisting in the preparation, compilation and coordination of all elements of a daily news magazine program
  • Supporting the host, producer and editor with all program initiatives
  • Assist in shooting segments and participating in studio and location set-ups
  • Scheduling and securing interviewees, shoot location etc. including guest preparation
  • Listings key names and time codes for editing
  • Managing social media platforms, including moderate and respond to viewer comments and inquiries
  • Logging music for SOCAN
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:  

  • 1-2 years of television production experience
  • Post-secondary education in Journalism or Television Broadcasting or equivalent experience
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong research and communication skills
  • Strong organizational ability
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines of several simultaneous duties
  • Strong knowledge and passion for current events
  • Ability to work well in a team and be self-motivated

 

 

Application Deadline:  May 17, 2019

 

Quoting ref# PC-2019-04, please send résumé and covering letter with salary expectations 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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Producer Producer

Channel Zero Inc. is looking for an organized, charismatic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic original production team. The ideal candidate has strong, versatile writing skills, production experience, solid leadership skills and a keen editorial eye. This opportunity is for a 1 year contract at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas)

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Channel Zero Inc. is looking for an organized, charismatic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic original production team. The ideal candidate has strong, versatile writing skills, production experience, solid leadership skills and a keen editorial eye. This opportunity is for a 1 year contract at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas)

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead the production team in delivering a daily news magazine show by providing direction, support and mentorship.
  • Develop interesting, original and current story ideas
  • Deliver finished, quality segments for a daily program including the research, writing, coordinating schedules, shooting and editing with small team
  • Plan and execute original content for online and social media platforms
  • Responsible for writing segments including interview questions, scripts, news line and other items
  • Work closely with any on-air guests or contributors in the development of on-air content
  • Ensure all content both for broadcast and digital meet the highest journalistic standards
  • Monitor and stay up-to-date on news, current events and stories that matter to Canadians
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:

  • 3-5 years of broadcast journalism or television producing experience
  • Post-secondary education in Journalism or equivalent experience
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to resolve conflicts, provide motivation and build team morale
  • Experience in research, writing and producing factual on-air content
  • Familiarity with techniques for shooting, editing and video production
  • Excellent analytical and decision-making skills
  • Effective communication skills
  • The creativity to develop interesting stories appealing to broad audiences
  • The ability to excel under tight deadlines and problem-solve in intense situations
  • Familiarity with post-production software (Adobe Creative Suite) and production workflow
  • Experience with digital content creation and online editing/copywriting

 

 

Application Deadline:  May 25th 2019

 

Quoting ref# P-2019-04, please send resume, covering letter with salary expectations and a writing sample and/or 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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Production Assistant Production Assistant

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 Production Assistant, 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 Production Assistant, part-time

 

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

 

  • Assist in all aspects of production
  • Monitor social media and news feeds
  • Liaise with Master Control & Traffic
  • Other duties as required

 

The ideal candidate must possess:

 

  • Possess at least six months of news 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

 

This is a union position: Production Assistant, Functional Group X.1, Classification Rate 8

 

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-PA-2019-04 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2190015 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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Manager, Ouat Media Manager, Ouat Media

Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has an opportunity for a 1 year contract for Manager, Ouat Media at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

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Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has an opportunity for a 1 year contract for Manager, Ouat Media at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Acquire, secure and license quality, commercially-viable, award-winning short-form films/content
  • Achieve annual sales targets for film sales and other strategic objectives as directed
  • Oversee the budgeting, planning and operational execution of Ouat Media objectives
  • Responsibly observe the fiscal policy of Ouat Media
  • Generate revenues from new platforms and technology
  • Further develop and build solid relationships with the industry
  • Effectively represent Ouat Media and all other Channel Zero companies at festivals and industry events in order to promote the various organizations

 

The ideal candidate will possess:  

  • A minimum of 3 years of international short film distribution experience
  • Valid Canadian passport for travel
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent multitasking skills and great attention to detail
  • An existing network of short film producers, filmmakers, production companies, cultural institutions and festival programmers
  • Familiarity with contracts, deliverables and windows in major territories as it pertains to short films
  • Ability to communicate in French, preferred
  • Degree or equivalent qualification in business/ marketing/ communications/ film or television
  • Willingness to travel to international events, conferences and festivals

 

 

 

Quoting ref# MOM-2019-03, please send résumé and covering letter with salary expectations 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.

 

About Ouat Media

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. Over the past 8 years, Ouat Media has represented 11 short film Academy Award® Nominees, including 3 Academy Award® winners. Based in Toronto, Canada, Ouat Media is owned and operated by Channel Zero Inc. For more information, please visit ouatmedia.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

 

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NW-2019-02 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2190015 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

 

Please send your resume and covering letter quoting reference # CHCH-NV-2019-02 in confidence to:hr@chch.com (No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce.

 

2190015 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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Master Control Operator - PT Master Control Operator - PT

Channel Zero Inc. (CHZ) has a career opportunity for a part-time Master Control Operator at our Toronto office in The Junction (Keele & Dundas).

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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

  • Monitor outgoing signals and ensure integrity of all channels
  • Prepare, import and maintain schedules to automations
  • Make revisions to program schedules as directed by the Programming, Production and/or Traffic Departments
  • Load and ensure accuracy of program schedules, and make changes as necessary
  • Prepare all programming, commercial and promotional content for air/play-out, including encoding, downloading and transcoding media
  • Review, segment and ensure technical quality, accuracy and completeness of all media
  • Basic editing tasks using Final Cut Pro
  • Setup, receive and record multiple incoming signals (i.e. satellite, fibre, adjacent systems, etc.)
  • Work closely with the Engineering department to ensure the functionality of all equipment and to perform basic equipment maintenance,
  • React promptly to technical issues, and advise appropriate personnel in a timely manner
  • Complete daily reports on Master Control operations
  • Prepare and maintain VOD content for BDUs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

 

The ideal candidate will possess:  

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Excellent multitasking skills and great attention to detail
  • Technical ability to perform basic troubleshooting of both standard and high definition broadcast video/audio signals
  • Ability to ingest and edit content as well as basic operation of production switcher for live cut-ins
  • Ability to work with multiple platforms (Windows 64-bit systems XP, Vista, 7 and Mac OSX, Leopard) and to map drives and use networks
  • Willing and enthusiastic about learning new technologies
  • Must be able to do shift work including overnights, weekends, and holidays
  • Must work well in team environment at the same time work well under minimal supervision
  • Relevant experience in a Master Control facility will be a definite asset

 

 

 

Quoting ref# MC-2019-04, please send résumé and covering letter with salary expectations 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)

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