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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

Web Content Creator Web Content Creator

Come and play a key role at CHCH News, a multiplatform news organization headlined by Canada’s leading local heritage station, CHCH-TV. We genuinely care about each other and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work. We have a strong commitment to quality news programming across multiple platforms serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara. We have an immediate opportunity for a full-time Web Content Creator. This position will also entail weekend shifts as an Assignment Editor; with a flair for identifying and developing timely stories of interest and importance, and an ability to inspire a dedicated team.

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Come and play a key role at CHCH News, a multiplatform news organization headlined by Canada’s leading local heritage station, CHCH-TV. We genuinely care about each other and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work. We have a strong commitment to quality news programming across multiple platforms serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara. We have an immediate opportunity for a full-time Web Content Creator.

 

This position will also entail weekend shifts as an Assignment Editor; with a flair for identifying and developing timely stories of interest and importance, and an ability to inspire a dedicated team. 

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Creating & uploading compelling content – written and visual, on our website and social media streams
  • Sourcing stories, writing copy and editing video
  • Raising the profile and relevance of CHCH’s online presence
  • Monitoring social media and news feeds and contributing to them
  • Working in close concert with the Morning Live, Evening News and Trending Now teams
  • Conducting research and keeping meticulous files
  • Instructing and deploying news gathering crews
  • Developing and maintaining sources and contacts
  • Other duties as required

 

Qualifications and Skills:

  • Possess at least one year of digital news writing and digital production experience
  • Possess at least one year of editorial decision making experience
  • Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Be well organized
  • Be prepared to work various shifts and weekends
  • Possess a Journalism Diploma or equivalent experience
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Working knowledge of ENPS would be an asset
  • Working knowledge of WordPress would be an asset
  • Familiarity with the newsmakers and current events of the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara areas is a strong asset

 

Please note that all positions are subject to change based on the job evaluation process.

 

Posting date:  October 21, 2022

Union position in Function Group EE, Wage Classification Rate 10  

 

Please send your resume and cover letter in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-WCC-2022-10 

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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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