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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

Invitation to brainstorm

Sep 26, 2016 / 11:01 am

Do you have a community project, idea or concern that needs some expert attention – the Kelowna Jaycees want to help. The 2016 Kelowna JCI Legacy Project is looking for a ideas for projects that will help tackle some of the biggest problems

Landing a glass of wine

Sep 26, 2016 / 10:27 am

Photo: Getty Images Those flying into Kelowna International Airport this week will get more than just a warm welcome. To celebrate the kick off of the 36th-annual Fall Okanagan Wine Festival, wine will be included in your landing experience. For

We're breaking ground

Sep 26, 2016 / 5:00 am

The new home of Castanet Kelowna will begin to take shape this week after our official groundbreaking ceremony. Castanet general manager Chris Kearney, Kelowna mayor Colin Basran and Worman Homes president and owner Shane Worman grabbed golden

A day at the fire hall

Sep 25, 2016 / 5:44 pm

The Kelowna Fire Department opened its doors on Sunday for its sixth-annual open house and pancake breakfast to benefit the Kelowna Professional Firefighters Charitable Society. “Every year we open our doors, our Emergency Response Team from

Watch a live rescue

Sep 22, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Carmen Weld The Kelowna Fire Department will open its doors to the public once again this weekend for a family fun day. On Sunday, the KFD will host a pancake breakfast and family day in support of the Kelowna Professional Firefighters

Deadly crisis deepens

Sep 21, 2016 / 3:02 pm

There is little good news to share when it comes to the overdose crisis in B.C. More people overdosed and died in Kelowna in 2016 so far than in all of 2015 – and the provincial numbers are not any better. As of Aug. 31, 2016, 488 people

School bus smash up

Sep 21, 2016 / 12:59 pm

Photo: Contributed A distracted driver is being blamed for rear-ending a school bus in West Kelowna Wednesday morning. The Central Okanagan School District bus had stopped to pick up two small children at about 8 a.m. on Reece Road near

Crisis more than skin deep

Sep 21, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Getty Images If you have an odd-looking mole, a skin-cancer concern or a bad rash and need an expert opinion, you're going to have to wait a long time to get one. Dermatologists are in short supply in B.C., with wait lists for

Thrifty place for threads

Sep 21, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Facebook Your emails and calls have been answered, Value Village is opening in Westbank. Value Village CEO Ken Alterman told Castanet the community has been asking for a second Central Okanagan location for a decade. “Westbank

BC Tory takes on premier

Sep 20, 2016 / 11:47 am

Photo: Contributed He won't be the leader of the BC Conservative Party, but he does want to kick Premier Christy Clark out of West Kelowna. Kelowna financial advisor Konrad Pimiskern lost the bid to be leader of the conservative party