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WELCOME TO CHANNEL ZERO

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and specialty channels Rewind & Silver Screen Classics. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites and social media platforms and beyond via our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company, and Channel Zero Studios, a creative production arm that brings scripted and unscripted projects to life with innovative partnerships. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto, Ontario. For more information, please visit chz.com.

OUR TEAM (Click to expand)

Our Television Brands

CHCH logo
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.
Rewind Logo
Rewind is a Canadian television channel giving viewers a curated throwback movie experience. Rediscover the characters, quotes, and plot twists that defined pop culture today. Reconnect with some of your favourite films, or discover a film that you’ve never seen before. Reward yourself with our lineup of hundreds of movies, watch them uncensored, and in HD. Reconnect. Rediscover. Relive. Rewind. For more information, please visit watchrewind.com.
Silver Screen Classics Logo
Silver Screen Classics is the only Canadian TV channel specializing in classic films from the 40’s, 50’s, and 60’s, bringing you legendary movie stars like John Wayne, Elizabeth Taylor, Fred Astaire, Marilyn Monroe, Ginger Rogers, Charlie Chaplin, Sophia Loren, Kirk Douglas, Spencer Tracy, Marlon Brando, and many others. For more information, please visit SilverScreenClassics.com.

Digital Platforms

CHCH
CHCH.com brings news and information for the Hamilton and Niagara regions to the second screen. At CHCH.com, visitors can live stream news & daytime programming, as well as select primetime and special event broadcasts. Online visitors can also catch up with past episodes of select CHCH original productions on-demand.

In addition, we specialize in creating custom integration opportunities for your brand through a host of original productions and breaking news content.

Digital Solutions

Junction Digital
Junction Digital is a digital marketing agency working with small, mid-sized and larger businesses and organizations to help them with all their online advertising needs. The services include search engine marketing, social media marketing and programmatic advertising. Junction Digital services go beyond advertising to provide website development, social media management, search engine optimization and creative services. For more information please visit JUNCTIONDIGITAL.CA.

AWARD-WINNING OUAT MEDIA

Ouat Media
Ouat Media is a Toronto-based distribution and sales company that specializes in short film. Recognized internationally as one of the world’s primary destinations for work by the industry’s rising stars, Ouat Media boasts an award-winning catalogue of titles featuring 12 Oscar® nominees including 3 Oscar® winners to date.

Broadcasting Services Offered

 
TELEVISION STUDIO RENTAL FACILITIES
Channel Zero has several studio rental facilities available for TV, film and commercial production shoots. Featuring Studio A (50’ x 80’) and Studio B (28’ x 31’) in Hamilton and green screen virtual set capabilities in both Hamilton and Toronto, we have the space, equipment and crew available to accommodate your production needs.
 
BROADCAST SIGNAL ORIGINATION SERVICES
Channel Zero provides Linear Channel Signal origination for a number of outside clients. Services provided include content ingest, file based workflow, Final Cut editing for playout, closed captioning of content for playout as well as live captioning capability, and live production integration

CREATIVE SERVICES
Channel Zero offers professional, one-stop, award winning creative services from an experienced team of Writer/Producers, Editors and Graphic Artists who can guide you through the entire creative process.

For more information about any of the Broadcasting Services we offer, please contact us.

In the News

 

 OUAT MEDIA NAMED EXCLUSIVE WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTOR OF SELECT SHORT DOCUMENTARIES FROM THE NEW YORKER

(2023-04-20) Ouat Media will bring this slate to the 2023 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Film Festival, taking place in Toronto from April 27th through May 7th.

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 CHCH-TV OPENS NEW 4K-READY STUDIO IN HAMILTON

(2022-04-14) Hamilton, Halton & Niagara’s News Leader Now Broadcasting Daily From New Home on Innovation Drive

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 INTERNATIONAL ESPIONAGE DRAMA SERIES 'PROFESSIONALS' TO LAUNCH IN CANADA on CHCH-TV

(2022-01-27) 'Professionals' is first Canadian linear sale of Distribution Partnership between Incendo and Rainmaker Content. 'Professionals' stars Tom Welling, Brendan Fraser and Elena Anaya.

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 MOTHER FILMS AND OUAT MEDIA PARTNER FOR SUNDANCE WORLD PREMIERE “F^¢K ‘€M R!GHT B@¢K”

(2022-01-25) Comedy Live Action Short from Director Harris Doran stars Baltimore Rapper DDm, Kara Young and Catherine Curtain

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 OUA & CHCH PARTNER FOR 113TH YATES CUP

(2021-11-16) Coverage of the historic championship football game kicks off on Saturday, November 20, 2021 at 1:00pm ET, available on all CHCH platforms including TV, YouTube, and chch.com.

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 CHCH-TV WELCOMES GREG O'BRIEN AS NEWS DIRECTOR

(2021-10-01) Greg O’Brien, formerly of Cartt.ca as founder and publisher, will be stepping into the News Director role effective immediately, overseeing the generation of news content across all CHCH-TV and all Channel Zero platforms, including television, digital, social media and podcasting.

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 OUAT MEDIA AND ELEVATION PICTURES ENTER DISTRIBUTION PARTNERSHIP

(2021-09-24) Catalogue of selected internationally-acclaimed short films to be released on iTunes & Apple TV

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 CHCH-TV ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF NEWS VP

(2021-08-30) Mike Katrycz, VP of News, will be retiring at the end of September 2021 after 21 years at the station.

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 CHCH JOINS THE INNOVATION DRIVE NEIGHBOURHOOD

(2021-06-16) CHCH has taken up a temporary “Summer Camp” residence at the Hamilton Technology Centre on Innovation Drive

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 CHANNEL ZERO LAUNCHES STUDIO DIVISION

(2019-11-22) Led by industry veteran Jennifer Chen, Channel Zero Studios will produce original scripted content for all platforms

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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

Part-Time Videographer Part-Time Videographer

Are you passionate about news? Looking to innovate? Want to work with a talented, hard-working team? We have two immediate openings for the position of a part-time Videographer (Video Journalist)

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Are you passionate about news? Looking to innovate? Want to work with a talented, hard-working team? We have two immediate openings for the position of a part-time Videographer (Video Journalist)

                                                                

CHCH News is a multiplatform organization serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara. We genuinely care about our community and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work. 

 

Key Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Gather, shoot, edit, and present insightful, accurate, and engaging news stories for broadcast and digital
  • Generate local and regional on-air content for our TV shows and for digital platforms
  • Shoot video, take photos, and report news as it happens, including live TV 
  • Identify multimedia storytelling opportunities while covering events that will enhance the station’s coverage and content across all platforms
  • Operate ENG equipment and accessories for news gathering
  • Develop story ideas for inclusion in news shows
  • Develop and maintain contacts  
  • Other duties as required 
  • Must be available to work weekends as well as select overnight and weekday shifts
  • Additional backup shift opportunities for candidates with Writer, Lineup Editor and Producer experience

 

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 
  • At least one year of experience as a video journalist, with live television news experience
  • A working knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro would be an asset
  • A degree or diploma in Journalism or a relevant field is required.  
  • Strong interviewing, writing, and editing skills
  • Possess a demonstrable history of working in various social media platforms  
  • A working knowledge of ENPS would be an asset
  • Superior organizational, spelling, and grammar skills  
  • Ability to work in a live broadcast environment
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record  

 

Posting Date: July 16, 2024

Application Deadline: July 30, 2024 @ 5:00 PM

Union position in Function Group G.2, Wage Classification Rate 11 

Please send your resume and demo-reel in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-VJ-PT-2024-06

Applicants who do not meet all the posted qualifications may, upon the company’s sole discretion, be considered to fill a vacancy on an underfill basis as per the collective agreement section 12.9.4.

(No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. (CHCH-TV) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is dedicated to diversity in its workforce .We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining qualified individuals from typically underrepresented groups; candidates may elect to self identify as a member of a designated group. We want to reflect the diversity of the many communities that we serve, and thus provide a safe and equitable opportunity for all. 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. If you require accommodations at this or any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to careers@chz.com

 

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. Millions more see us online on various platforms. 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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Part-Time ENG Camera/Editor Part-Time ENG Camera/Editor

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 career opportunity for a part-time ENG Camera/Editor, reporting to the News Operations Manager.

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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 career opportunity for a part-time ENG
Camera/Editor, reporting to the News Operations Manager.

 

Key Responsibilities and Duties:
● Editing news content under tight time deadlines
● Coordinating feeds
● Operating studio camera when required
● Covering ENG Camera position shift if required
● Other duties as assigned

 

Qualifications and Skills:
● A minimum of two years editing and shooting experience in a news environment
● A degree or diploma in television/ news production
● Experience editing on Non-Linear platforms, preferably Adobe Premiere Pro
● Knowledge of the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara area would be an asset
● A working knowledge of ENPS is preferred
● A working knowledge of News automation systems
● Demonstrable shooting skills highlighting a keen visual sense
● Substantial knowledge of local current events and newsmakers
● A competitive drive to be the first to tell stories of interest and importance to this community
● A proven ability to multi-task and work under tight deadlines
● A strong interest in current events
● Demonstrable storytelling skills
● Must be able to work in a team environment and consistently meet deadlines
● Ability to work rotating shifts, which includes days, afternoons, evenings, over-nights, and weekend
shifts
● Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record

 

 

Posting Date: Monday July 15, 2024

 

Application Deadline: Friday July 26, 2024

 

Union position in Functional Group I.1, Classification Rate 9

 

Quoting CHCH-ENG-PT-2024-07, please send your resume and demo reel in confidence to hr@chch.com.

 

2190015 Ontario Inc., providing Operational services to CHCH TV and other broadcast and digital media, 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. To see all of our career opportunities, please visit http://www.chz.com/careers/
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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Events Crew Member Events Crew Member

Are you outgoing and do you have the “gift of gab”? Are you passionate about TV and media? And do you call the Hamilton region home? If so, Channel Zero Inc has immediate openings for the position of Events Crew Member to represent our iconic brand throughout the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions in 2024.

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Are you outgoing and do you have the “gift of gab”? Are you passionate about TV and media? And do you call the Hamilton region home? If so, Channel Zero Inc has immediate openings for the position of Events Crew Member to represent our iconic brand throughout the Hamilton, Halton and Niagara regions in 2024.

 

Successful candidates will be responsible for representing Channel Zero brands including CHCH TV, Rewind, Silver Screen Classics, Brant Beacon and more, with special promotions and live on-location broadcasts, interacting with the general public to create positive and lasting impressions. Events will be based mostly in the Hamilton, Halton (Burlington, Oakville, Milton) and Niagara regions, with occasional GTA events as required. Hours will be primarily weekends with the possibility of weekday and evening work as well. A valid G-class driver’s license is required.

                                                                

Channel Zero is an independent, multiplatform media organization. We genuinely care about our community and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work. 

 

Key Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Create positive, lasting impressions with the general public that reflect well on the CHCH TV and Channel Zero company of brands
  • Act alongside a team of peers to have fun, contribute equally and support each other while on-site
  • Carry out specific and measurable company objectives while on location such as sign-ups, giveaways, surveys, and special promotions
  • Collect and load all necessary equipment as instructed and with care
  • Set up and tear down all necessary equipment, both light and heavy lifting required
  • Drive with care and maintain company vehicles (frequently inspect, replenish gas, keep clean)
  • Measure success and provide feedback and suggestions
  • Actively keep up-to-date with CHCH TV and the Channel Zero company of brands
  • Work a minimum of two shifts per month, primarily weekends, with the possibility of weekdays and evenings

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Self-motivated, accountable, innovative, punctual and reliable
  • Able to strike up a conversation and relate to people of all ages
  • Able to problem solve and deal with adversity
  • Demonstrate initiative and leadership, able to work unsupervised and as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure 
  • Unafraid of physical work on-foot (standing, lifting, long periods of activity)
  • Valid G-class driver’s license, with a clean driving record
  • Familiar with Hamilton and the surrounding region
  • Weekend and weeknight availability
  • Knowledge and passion for TV and movies, and a willingness to embrace new ideas 

 

Posting Date: July 12, 2024

Please send your resume in confidence to careers@chz.com quoting reference # CHZ-EC-C-2024-07

(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. If you require any accommodations at this or any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to careers@chz.com

 

About Channel Zero 

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and specialty channels Rewind & Silver Screen Classics. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites and social media platforms and beyond, via our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company, and Channel Zero Studios, a creative production arm that brings scripted and unscripted projects to life with innovative partnerships. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto. For more information, please visit chz.com.

 

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Production Assistant Production Assistant

Are you passionate about news? Looking to innovate? Want to work with a talented, hard-working team? We have one immediate opening for the position of a part-time Production-Assistant (Contract 12-18 Months TBD)

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Are you passionate about news? Looking to innovate? Want to work with a talented, hard-working team? We have one immediate opening for the position of a part-time Production-Assistant (Contract 12-18 Months TBD)

                                                                

CHCH News is a multiplatform organization serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton, and Niagara. We genuinely care about our community and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work. 

 

Key Responsibilities and Duties: 

  • Working in concert with the producers and director-switchers, assist in all aspects of production of our newscasts
  • Monitor social media and news feeds
  • Post clips and other news to chch.com and other digital channels
  • Liaise with Master Control & Traffic
  • Other duties as required 

 

Qualifications and Skills: 

  • Possess at least six months of news production experience
  • Be well organized
  • Demonstrate strong spelling and grammar skills
  • Be prepared to work various shifts, including evenings and weekends
  • Possess a broadcast diploma or equivalent
  • Have a valid driver’s license and a clean driving record
  • Have a working knowledge of ENPS and Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Be familiar with the current events of Hamilton, Halton and Niagara is a strong asset

 

Posting Date: July 5, 2024

Application Deadline: July 19, 2024 @ 5:00 PM

Union position in Function Group P, Wage Classification Rate 8 

Please send your resume and demo-reel in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-PA-PT-2024-06

(No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. (CHCH-TV) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is dedicated to diversity in its workforce .We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining qualified individuals from typically underrepresented groups; candidates may elect to self identify as a member of a designated group. We want to reflect the diversity of the many communities that we serve, and thus provide a safe and equitable opportunity for all. 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. If you require accommodations at this or any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to careers@chz.com

 

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. Millions more see us online on various platforms. 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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Reporter Reporter

Are you passionate about news? Looking to innovate? Want to work with a talented, hard-working team? We have an immediate opening for the position of a full-time Reporter .

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Are you passionate about news? Looking to innovate? Want to work with a talented, hard-working team? We have an immediate opening for the position of a full-time Reporter .

 

CHCH News is a multiplatform organization serving the dynamic and rapidly growing regions of Hamilton, Halton, Niagara, and Brant. We genuinely care about our community and about working in an environment that allows each of us to bring our best selves to work.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with the anchor, producer, assignment editor, digital lead and other news team members to develop and determine what stories and content will be featured in the show and across all platforms
  • Source and create at least one segment/story per day, write scripts and other show elements in conjunction with the anchor and others, while efficiently and effectively communicating across the newsroom
  • Follow breaking/developing trends and trending news
  • Initiate ideas for stories and coverage, including for the integration of content on-air, online, and through social media for Trending Now and other news products as required
  • Posting segments and highlights to social media
  • Develop story ideas for inclusion across platforms
  • Take part in the Trending Now podcast
  • Monitor wires and social media for news
  • Develop story ideas and contacts
  • Other related duties (such as specials and other event programming) as assigned 

 

Qualifications

  • Several years of experience as a television news reporter is preferred
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Creative and progressive writing skills
  • In depth knowledge of, and interest in, all news, current affairs and pop culture
  • Proven editorial news judgment with high journalistic standards
  • Proficiency in ENPS and VizRT would be considered an asset
  • Proficiency in Adobe Premiere Pro would be considered an asset
  • Superior interviewing, writing, spelling, and grammar skills  
  • Possess a demonstrable history of working in various social media platforms  
  • A valid driver’s license and a clean driving record  

 

Posting Date:  June 24 , 2024

Application Deadline:  5:00 pm, July 8, 2024 

Union position in Function Group G.1, Wage Classification Rate 10 

Please send your resume in confidence to hr@chch.com quoting reference # CHCH-R-2024-06

 

(No Phone Calls Please)

 

2190015 Ontario Inc. (CHCH-TV) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is dedicated to diversity in its workforce .We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining qualified individuals from typically underrepresented groups; candidates may elect to self identify as a member of a designated group. We want to reflect the diversity of the many communities that we serve, and thus provide a safe and equitable opportunity for all. 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. If you require accommodations at this or any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to careers@chz.com

 

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. Millions more see us online on various platforms. 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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Digital Campaign Manager Digital Campaign Manager

Are you passionate about digital marketing and driven to deliver exceptional results for clients? Are you inquisitive by nature and eager to bring new ad serving solutions to market? Are you a business builder and enjoy being part of an innovative and dynamic team? Fantastic! This role could be the perfect fit for you.

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Are you passionate about digital marketing and driven to deliver exceptional results for clients? Are you inquisitive by nature and eager to bring new ad serving solutions to market?

Are you a business builder and enjoy being part of an innovative and dynamic team?

Fantastic! This role could be the perfect fit for you.

 

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Digital Campaign Manager to join our team and spearhead marketing endeavors for our valued clients. In this role, you will play a pivotal part in supporting our clients’ business by crafting and implementing innovative digital marketing strategies and programs to drive success and sustainable growth. You will work closely with our Sales, Marketing, and Creative Services teams to bring winning campaigns to life. You will play a pivotal role in the launch of our Connected TV strategy.

 

The successful candidate has experience in digital marketing fundamentals ( PPC, Social, Programmatic ) can execute and monitor campaigns on platforms like Google Ad Manager, DV 360, Facebook Ad Manager and similar. You have knowledge within the CTV landscape.

 

Why Channel Zero:
• Diverse and Innovative Portfolio: Join a forward-thinking, independent Canadian media company that boasts a recognizable brand line up anchored by local news focused sites chch.com and brantbeacon.ca and broadcast television properties CHCH-TV, Rewind & Silver Screen Classics. Our Junction Digital product suite offers clients access to cutting-edge marketing solutions across various digital platforms and trading desks. Our Connected TV platform is gearing up to launch and you will play a role in its success.
• Impactful Role in Strategic Marketing: As a digital ad operations professional, you’ll collaborate with the Sales and Creative Services team to develop, execute and monitor digital marketing programs for our clients. Your contributions will directly influence the growth and produce results for our clients’ businesses.
• Collaborative Environment: Engage in a collaborative work culture where your ideas are valued and where you’ll work closely with the Sales, Marketing, Programming and Creative Services teams. This collaboration will allow you to leverage your digital marketing expertise while working hand-in-hand with colleagues to achieve exceptional results.
• Hamilton or Toronto Based: This role can be headquartered in either our Hamilton or Toronto Ontario office locations. We can design flexible work arrangements to create a role that balances the needs of the business with the uniqueness of your lifestyle
• Professional Growth & Development: Channel Zero values professional growth. Here, you’ll have access to ongoing learning opportunities, career development initiatives, and the chance to refine and expand your digital marketing skill set within a supportive and encouraging environment.
• Competitive Benefits and Compensation: Channel Zero values its team members and offers competitive benefits and compensation packages

 

Responsibilities:
• Collaborate closely with the Sales team to comprehend client objectives and develop tailored digital marketing strategies
• Build and execute digital marketing campaigns across Google Ads, Social Media, Programmatic Advertising, Google Ad Manager, and other platforms
• Serve as the key liaison between sales team and clients, ensuring seamless communication and a deep understanding of client requirements to provide outstanding service
• Analyze campaign performance metrics, provide insightful reports, and offer strategic recommendations to optimize campaign effectiveness.
• Manage reporting to assist Accounting with client invoicing and reconcile supplier invoices.
• Stay abreast of industry trends, tools, and best practices, applying this knowledge to enhance campaign performance and client satisfaction.
• Provide perspective and opinion on existing software platforms and 3rd party suppliers. Provide valuable input to decisions being made around new platform adoption, new supplier partnerships and other strategic decisions as they arise

• Attending client meetings as required and demonstrating the capability to take the lead on specific aspects of these discussions.

 

Requirements:
• Proven 3 to 5 years in digital marketing with a focus on campaign development and management and client support.
• Proficiency in managing digital advertising campaigns across various platforms such as Google Ads, Google Ad Manager, Facebook Ad Manager, Google DV 360 and Amazon Ads. Familiarity with SEO, Content Marketing, website UI/UX.
• Strong analytical skills to interpret data, derive actionable insights, and make data-driven decisions.
• Exceptional communication and client management abilities that have built and maintained strong relationships with clients and internal stakeholders.
• Strategic thinking and problem-solving skills with a keen eye for detail and a proactive approach to client needs.
• Excellent presentation skills. Good team player. Collegial in the workspace.
• Candidates with knowledge and experience in the Connected TV space will be given added consideration

 

Quoting ref# CHZ-DCM-06-2024, 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 dedicated to diversity in its workforce .We are committed to attracting, developing and retaining qualified individuals from typically underrepresented groups; candidates may elect to self identify as a member of a designated group. We want to reflect the diversity of the many communities that we serve, and thus provide a safe and equitable opportunity for all. 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. If you require accommodations at this or any stage of the recruitment process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to careers@chz.com

 

About Channel Zero Inc.
Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and specialty channels Rewind & Silver Screen Classics. CHCH.com, brantbeacon.ca and the companion Social extensions of these provide millions with credible news content. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites plus Google Ads, DV 360, Amazon Ads, Meta and other platforms. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company, and Channel Zero Studios, a creative production arm that brings scripted and unscripted projects to life with innovative partnerships. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto. For more information, please visit chz.com

 

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Part-Time Master Control Operator Part-Time Master Control Operator

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-2024-02, 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. If you require any accommodations at this or any stage of the recruitment
process, please inform us as soon as possible by sending an email to careers@chz.com.

 

About Channel Zero
Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and specialty channels Rewind & Silver
Screen Classics. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites
and social media platforms and beyond, via our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award®
winning film sales and distribution company, and Channel Zero Studios, a creative production arm that brings scripted and unscripted projects to
life with innovative partnerships. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto. For more information, please visit chz.com.

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Do you want to be part of a team that is working on new and emerging technologies? Do you have video experience as well as a passion for the technical aspects of Television? The Television landscape is changing with much more reliance on IT technology. This field is changing and we are looking for someone who wants to change and grow with it. Our team is collaborative and focused on our goals. If this sounds like a place where you can thrive we would love to hear from you. This is a full-time position where shifts are generally days but may include occasional evenings, nights and on-call.

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Do you want to be part of a team that is working on new and emerging technologies?  Do you have video experience as well as a passion for the technical aspects of Television?  The Television landscape is changing with much more reliance on IT technology.  This field is changing and we are looking for someone who wants to change and grow with it. Our team is collaborative and focused on our goals.  If this sounds like a place where you can thrive we would love to hear from you.

 

This is a full-time position where shifts are generally days but may include occasional evenings, nights and on-call.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Set up and troubleshoot satellite transmissions, multiplexed signals and automation system operations for multiple broadcast streams and High-Definition channels
  • Effectively communicate with manager, master control operators, vendors, clients and management on all issues affecting the transmission of channels
  • Troubleshoot and maintain various Broadcast servers, computer servers, and Non-linear editing systems used in Digital media workflows
  • Troubleshoot and repair of traditional broadcast equipment such as video, master control switchers, routing switchers, and supporting infrastructure
  • Assist in the installation and commissioning of new facilities and/or addition or modification of existing facilities
  • Keep manager informed on all repairs and maintenance issues or other matters affecting operations
  • Update and maintain drawings and create new ones for assigned projects
  • Perform routine and preventive maintenance of computer systems and networks
  • Provide support of Master Control operations
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Key Qualifications:  

  • Broadcast Engineering Diploma/Degree or relevant experience in a broadcast engineering capacity
  • Ability to work under pressure, make sound decisions and find effective solutions
  • Competent technical ability to perform basic troubleshooting of both standard and high definition broadcast video/audio signals, with sound understanding of a variety of automation systems and video path flow
  • Ability to work with multiple platforms (Linux, Windows 64-bit systems and Mac OSX) troubleshoot issues and test updates
  • Excellent multitasking skills and great attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical skills and ability to problem solve
  • Willing and enthusiastic about learning new technologies
  • Must work well in a team environment at the same time work well under minimal supervision

 

Please send your résumé and cover letter in confidence to careers@chz.com quoting reference BT-2023-01

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 specialty channels Rewind & Silver Screen Classics. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on our owned and operated websites and social media platforms and beyond, via our trading desk. The film division of Channel Zero features Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company, and Channel Zero Studios, a creative production arm that brings scripted and unscripted projects to life with innovative partnerships. Channel Zero’s head office is located in Toronto. 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

Advertising

Rob Montanaro
General Manager, Sales
rob.montanaro@chch.com
416.366.9688 x 2075
905.645.2075

Sponsorships

Britney Cochrane
Marketing & Promotions Specialist
britney.cochrane@chch.com
905.522.1101 x 2551

Junction Digital

Steve Macfarlane
Vice President
steve@junctiondigital.ca
416.492.1595 x 227

Ouat Media

Inga Diev
General Manager
info@ouatmedia.com

For all other inquiries