Producer Producer

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Channel Zero Inc. has an immediate opportunity for an organized, enthusiastic, energetic, self-motivated, quick learner who is able to work with minimum supervision to join our dynamic original production team.

 

 

Essential Position Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee all aspects of the production of a daily news magazine show
  • Plan and execute original content for online and social media platforms
  • Manage and schedule segment producers, writers, editors and hosts
  • Creating interesting, original and current story ideas
  • Finding and booking interviews, screenings and guests
  • Ensure all content both for broadcast and digital meet the highest journalistic standards
  • Monitor and stay up-to-date on news/current events, entertainment and pop culture
  • Other duties as assigned

 

The Successful candidate will possess:  

  • 3-5 years of television producing experience
  • Post-secondary education in Journalism or equivalent experience
  • Ability to develop and maintain sources, contacts, external partners and research original content
  • Experience developing story ideas and writing scripts
  • Familiarity with post-production software (Abode Creative Suite) and production workflow
  • Experience with digital content creation and online editing/copywriting
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines of several simultaneous duties
  • Strong knowledge and passion for current events, pop culture and entertainment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and be self-motivated

 

 

Application Deadline:  December 21st 2018

 

Quoting ref# P-2018-12, 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 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.