Media Digitizer, Bell Media

Toronto, Ontario

Req Id: 367412 


At Bell, we do more than build world-class networks, develop innovative services and create original multiplatform media content - we advance how Canadians connect with each other and the world.


If you’re ready to bring game-changing ideas to life and join a community that values professional growth and employee wellness, we want you on the Bell team. 

The Bell Media team creates and delivers the best Canadian and international content across our digital media, television, radio, and out-of-home advertising platforms. We’re looking for innovative team players ready to take some of the most well-known entertainment brands in the country to the next level.


Position: Media Digitizer, Bell Media, Unifor 79M

Company: Bell Media Inc

Job status: Regular Full Time

Location: 9 Channel Nine Court, Toronto (Ontario)

Salary: Group 4 (Commensurate with qualifications and experience)

Hours of work: 40 hours per week. Overtime as required



  • Encode and deliver video on demand content to various endpoints
  • Execute on Digital Bonus Livestreams for all Bell Media brands, including: source routing, event monitoring, on air changes to event scheduling/metadata
  • Prepare/Schedule Promos for Participating BDU partners
  • Schedule/Edit/Insert weekly disclaimers, original content bumpers, and preroll promotional spots for select content
  • Prepare/Transcode/Deliver Free on Demand, Electronic Sell Through, and 4K content to participating partners
  • Prepare, edit, repair and transcode promos/long form content using Sony Vegas Pro Tool
  • Perform quality control checks of all encoded material prior to publishing
  • Working understanding of LKFS specifications, AES pairing, MXF video specs and .ts files
  • Act on missing content/encode errors and ensure timely delivery to all platforms
  • Work with all BDUs (cable/satellite) and Digital partners to expire content, re-transcode/redeliver assets, and troubleshoot/manipulate/redeliver XMLs (metadata)
  • Coordinate and set-up schedules/internal sources to manage live encoders for streaming special events across the country. 
  • Capture content from Live Clipper; prepare, edit segments, transcode, deliver
  • Shift work will be required
  • Other duties as assigned



  • University/College education in broadcasting, digital media or equivalent work experience
  • 3-5 years digital media experience
  • 1-3 years experience with encoding tools and platforms (AXIS, Impulse, Action Engine/Nightwing, Gateway, Riker (v1/v2), Elemental Encoders, Live Clipper, TVE Batch Retrieval, Smartsheet, IRIS Player)
  • Knowledge of signal acquisition, including source signal routing, audio mapping and slates
  • 1-3 years experience with Sony Vegas Pro
  • Knowledge of sports/sports broadcasting is an asset
  • Knowledge of XML, JPEG, along with other pertinent web standards
  • Adept at working with digital video/audio specs for digital applications and VOD platforms
  • Highly organized, self-motivated and creative is a must
  • Able to handle multiple tasks and maintain creativity in a high-pressure, deadline orientated environment


Bilingualism is an asset (English and French); adequate knowledge of French is required for positions in Quebec. 


Additional Information:

Position Type: Union 
Job Status: 
Regular - Full Time 
Job Location:
Canada : Ontario : Toronto 
Flexible work profile:
Application Deadline: 05/24/2022 


Please apply directly online to be considered for this role.  Applications through email will not be accepted.


At Bell, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it. We’re committed to fostering an inclusive, equitable, and accessible workplace where every team member feels valued, respected, and supported, and has the opportunity to reach their full potential. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities.


Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. For a confidential inquiry, simply email your recruiter directly or to make arrangements. If you have questions regarding accessible employment at Bell please email our Diversity & Inclusion Team at


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