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Jennifer Zielinski is the videographer for Castanet news.

She is a graduate of the Broadcast Journalism program at BCIT. She also has Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science and Sociology from Thompson Rivers University.

Before joining the Castanet team, Jennifer worked as a traffic and news reporter for CKTB talk radio in St. Catherines, Ontario. From there she went to be an associate producer at CBC Radio One in Vancouver.

Jennifer is also the Community Outreach Ambassador and video producer for events for the Kelowna BC SPCA.

In her spare time she can be found squishing her smooshy faced cat, Gordon.
Latest Articles from Jennifer Zielinski

'Concerning' rise in needles

Apr 30, 2016 / 5:25 am

Photo: Contributed Kelowna is seeing a sharp increase in needle use year after year. City of Kelowna bylaw services manager Greg Wise said there is already a significant increase in the first quarter of this year compared

Prepare for disaster

Apr 30, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Last week, 34 wildfires sparked in a single day in northern B.C.  It's a stark reminder you should always be prepared for when disaster strikes. Emergency Preparedness Week starts May 1, and the

Sleeping driver arrested

Apr 29, 2016 / 3:34 pm

Photo: Google Street View Police are thanking a Kelowna resident whose quick thinking might have stopped an impaired man from driving his vehicle. The resident pulled into the parking lot of a local convenience store on Richter

More ciders from local fruit

Apr 29, 2016 / 12:07 pm

Photo: BC Tree Fruits One year after BC Tree Fruits launched its first cider, two more varieties are being added to the mix. The co-operative is launching its new products exactly 12 months after the original release of Broken Ladder. Michael

Bringing history alive

Apr 29, 2016 / 11:31 am

Students brought history to the present during the annual heritage fair in Kelowna with their well-researched projects on exciting ideas from the past. More than 60 students from around the Okanagan and Kootenay region presented their work

Day of Mourning marked

Apr 28, 2016 / 4:56 pm

Last year there were 122 work-related deaths in B.C. While work-related deaths have been declining over the years and the province’s injury rate is at an all-time low, there is still a lot of work to do when it comes to improving workplace

Bridge up in flames

Apr 27, 2016 / 4:49 pm

Destroyed in a matter of hours, a well-recognized CN Rail trestle bridge in Alberta is no more. A fire ripped through the bridge in the community of Mayerthorpe, about 120 kilometres northwest of Edmonton on Tuesday. Police believe the blaze may

A slice of charity

Apr 27, 2016 / 4:39 pm

Update: 4:38 p.m. Pizza, the pie dreams are made from. Papa John’s pizza knows all about how their deep-dish delight put smiles on faces — which is why they wanted to be part of a cause that is all about happiness for children. For

Sunshine power

Apr 26, 2016 / 5:17 pm

A Kelowna winery is relying on the Okanagan sunshine for more than just helping to grow grapes. St. Hubertus Winery just installed 42 solar panels to cover 100 per cent of their power use through the daytime in the summer. Leo Gebert said 12 years ago,

Flag burned for inclusion

Apr 26, 2016 / 4:48 pm

Photo: CTV UPDATE: 4:45 p.m. Considered an act of hate by university officials, the burning of the rainbow Pride flag was actually a statement in support of inclusion, says the woman charged. Brooklyn Fink was charged in connection