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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

Wear pink to stop bullying

Feb 7, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Okanagan residents are being asked to show support for the movement to end bullying by wearing pink on Feb. 24. A major event will be the second annual Telus Pink Shirt Day breakfast which kicks off the Okanagan

Your thoughts on canvas

Feb 5, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed - Nikita Taylor UBC Okanagan students are inviting the public to head downtown this weekend and share their thoughts. As part of the annual Canvas project, people will be asked to answer three questions on canvas – in

Having a labour shortage?

Feb 4, 2016 / 8:21 pm

Photo: Contributed Employers in the tourism sector are being asked to fill out a survey explaining how labour shortages impact their business. As part of the BC Tourism Labour Market Strategy, the survey is presented by go2HR, a company

Acting fire chief steps in

Feb 4, 2016 / 1:00 pm

Photo: Contributed - RDCO A new acting fire chief has been named to serve residents in the North Westside area. Starting Feb. 29, Jason Satterthwaite will take over the chief’s duties on an interim basis for the paid on-call department

Nice sweater, poor taste

Feb 4, 2016 / 12:00 pm

Simon Fraser University quickly pulled the video above, two hours after it was posted, after its staff members lashed out about its contents. The video was produced as a promotional video for National Sweater Day and immediately, several professors

$93 million lotto fever

Feb 3, 2016 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed - bclc.com While Canadian lotto prizes do not reach the billion-dollar mark like some south of the border, Canadians do have a chance to win some of the $93 million worth of prizes in this week's Lotto Max draw. According

Get your beer tickets

Feb 3, 2016 / 5:30 pm

Photo: Carmen Weld Tickets for the second-annual Great Okanagan Beer Festival’s main event go on sale tomorrow, Feb. 4 Organizers say there will also be a limited amount of advanced general admission and VIP tickets available for sale

Hwy. 33 response backlash

Feb 3, 2016 / 2:52 pm

Photo: Contributed Joe Rich residents are steaming over what they call a lack of proper road maintenance this week on Highway 33. Residents sent emails to Castanet and took to Facebook venting their frustration towards road maintenance

Moose on the loose

Feb 3, 2016 / 1:44 pm

Photo: Contributed - Rick Martin Click here to view gallery Photo: Contributed - Rick Martin Photo: Contributed - Wes Diack Photo: Contributed - Linda McCall Photo: Contributed - Rick Martin   UPDATE: 1:45 p.m. A third moose

'Stop killing wolves'

Feb 3, 2016 / 12:33 pm

Photo: Contributed - Wildlife Defence League A B.C.-based conservation organization is hoping a message read from the air will deter the province's next planned wolf cull. The Wildlife Defence League took to the South Selkirk to send