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Born and raised in North Vancouver, Carmen loves her new home in the sunny Okanagan.

Carmen graduated from BCIT's Broadcast Journalism program in April 2012.

Before joining Castanet, she worked at 103.9 Juice FM, as well as enjoying a year long stint on Vancouver Island's airwaves with the teams at 89.7 Juice FM in Duncan and 99.7 2Day FM in Campbell River.

Carmen was the recipient of the Jack Webster Student Journalism Award - as well as being a finalist for a BCAB Award in 2013 for her reporting on the 2013 Haida Gwaii earthquake. Before BCIT, she obtained a bachelors' degree in Economics and Criminology.

Her goal when she moved here in the Spring of 2013 was to taste every wine around the valley, and while a huge effort has already been made, it is still a work in progress.

Outside of work, Carmen shares a home with her boyfriend Michael and their high energy rescue puppy Arya.
Latest Articles from Carmen Weld

Bloody needle in park toilet

May 28, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Jessica Emery A local mother and nurse is sounding the alarm after she discovered several dirty, open needles in a Kelowna City Park bathroom.  Jessica Emery was visiting City Park with her son Wednesday afternoon when she went

Hot tub sex machine

May 27, 2016 / 11:59 am

Photo: Contributed UPDATE: 12:50 p.m. Kelowna RCMP say they have now identified an 18-year-old man as the suspect after two people trespassed and committed lewd acts in a stranger's hot tub. ORIGINAL A downtown

Trial date set for murder

May 26, 2016 / 12:35 pm

Photo: Contributed A tentative trial date has been set for the man accused of second-degree murder in the death his ex-fiancee in 2014. Jury selection in Ryan Quigley's trial will tentatively begin Sept.

West Kelowna teen missing

May 26, 2016 / 10:06 am

Photo: RCMP West Kelowna RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance locating a missing West Kelowna teen. Liam O'Brien, 15, was last seen on May 16, 2016. “There is nothing to indicate foul play at this time and police

Finishing fibre-optic puzzle

May 26, 2016 / 9:06 am

Photo: Jennifer Zielinski Following an investment last year that brought fibre optics to the Central Okanagan, Telus has announced an additional $40 million in fibre-optic infrastructure. This 2016 investment will be the final pieces

Have a ball, fight cancer

May 25, 2016 / 8:00 pm

Good food, good wine, crystals and daffodils are the theme of a cancer-fighting annual ball coming up this weekend. The 12th Annual Canadian Cancer Society’s Daffodil Ball is taking place this Saturday, May 28, at the at the Delta Grand Okanagan

Get that census in

May 25, 2016 / 4:25 pm

Photo: Carmen Weld If you haven't filled out your census yet, you're likely getting letters chastising you. The 2016 census questionnaire was sent out in early May and while a surprisingly high amount of Canadians have enthusiastically

Oh baby, what a donation

May 25, 2016 / 4:03 pm

Photo: KGH Foundation Telus has Kelowna's newest generation in mind with a donation to the KGH Foundation, in support of the Giving Giggles campaign. A $30,000 cheque from Telus was presented yesterday with the goal of advancing the

Great grapes!

May 25, 2016 / 11:25 am

Photo: BC Wine Institute Summer is right around the corner and once again the forecast it is looking like merlot, pinot and chardonnay. 2016 is on track to be another notable wine year, just like 2015, which was recognized for not only

Roller-coaster a thrill ride

May 24, 2016 / 12:18 pm

Adventure and excitement were the theme this weekend in Revelstoke, as its brand new mountain coaster was opened to the public. “Are you ready to ride the coaster?” yelled Revelstoke Mayor Mark McKee to the cheering crowd