Posted January 16, 2017 11 months 3 days ago

Line Producer

Line Producer

Location:  Toronto, Canada

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

The candidate must have experience producing live newscasts in a control room environment.  The Line Producer will take a lead role in all aspects of producing a live financial news broadcast.  This will include in no particular order of priority: developing show concepts, writing anchor copy, writing live segments, booking guests, overseeing tape edits, building a rundown and operating effectively in a control room.

Knowledge of Canadian and international financial markets is a must, as well as the ability to work within tight deadlines.  Candidates should have at least five years of experience as a Line Producer and must be able to give guidance and direction to anchors and reporters.  The candidate must possess excellent news judgment and be able to break down complex material into simple terms.  Flexibility with hours is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assigning and overseeing delivery of news content
  • Building rundowns and taking to air daily live programming
  • Leading a team of editorial staff  in producing live broadcasts
  • Developing and executing show concepts
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience is essential
  • A journalism qualification is desirable
  • 5+ years overall producing experience
  • Previous financial journalism experience is essential
  • Strong editorial, writing, and production skills
  • Knowledge of Canadian business and markets is a must
  • Experience working in a real-time news environment is essential
  • Flexibility in working varied hours
  • Experience with non-linear video editing is desirable

To apply:     Quoting ref# BTC-LP-2017, please send your résumé with cover letter and salary expectations, in confidence to:   careers@chz.com    (no phone calls please)

Bloomberg TV Canada (CHZ Business News Net Inc.) is a member of the Channel Zero group of companies and along with its subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies is an equal opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in its workforce. Please note that all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply but applications from Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only selected candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls or agencies please.

The Companies:

Channel Zero is an independent Canadian media company that owns over-the-air channel CHCH-TV and a growing bouquet of specialty channels including Rewind and Silver Screen Classics.  Bloomberg TV Canada is the first of several platforms under Channel Zero’s leadership that combines the best of Bloomberg’s global branded content with Bloomberg original and local Canadian subject matter. Channel Zero’s digital sales agency Junction Digital offers advertisers marketing solutions on CHCH.com, BloombergTV.ca, Andpop.com and ChartAttack.com, as well as the top ad exchanges. Other divisions of Channel Zero include Channel Zero World Media, which operates Halla Bol - Canada’s first South Asian HD TV channel - and TV Asia; and Ouat Media, an Academy Award® winning film sales and distribution company.  For more information, please visit chz.com.

Bloomberg TV Canada delivers the best of Bloomberg’s global markets information, essential Canadian business and financial news, and dynamic lifestyle programming to influential Canadian decision-makers. With input from 30 journalists in six news bureaus in major markets across Canada, and international access to 150 bureaus in 73 countries and 2,400 professionals worldwide – Bloomberg TV Canada becomes the first business and financial information source for Canadians, providing its audience with a critical edge by connecting them to a vital network of information, people and ideas. Bloomberg TV Canada is owned by Channel Zero in Toronto and operates from the heart of the financial district with studios at Brookfield Place and TSX. For more information, please visit bloombergtv.ca.