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Jennifer Zielinski

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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 with a concentration in Canadian Government, foreign policy and relations 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 for 'On the Coast' a CBC radio one program in Vancouver.

Jennifer loves animals and in her spare time can be found walking dogs at the SPCA or wine touring.
Latest Articles from Jennifer Zielinski

102nd birthday boat cruise

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

When asked what she wanted to do for her 102nd birthday, Pearl Lynn didn’t have to think twice. The Hawthorn Park resident couldn’t wait to get out onto the waters of Okanagan Lake with her friends and family. “I thought it would

Burning pole cuts power

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

Photo: Contributed - West Kelowna FD A power pole burst into flames at the intersection of Ross Road and Stevens Road in West Kelowna, Thursday afternoon. Fire crews from the Lakeview Heights Fire Station attended the scene and worked with

Ministry takes children

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

They had held out hope for so long, but now all hope is gone. For two long years the Koesters have dreaded this day, the day when the Ministry of Children and Family Development came knocking at their door to take away the two foster children Klemens

Construction hampers business

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

It’s loud, dirty and somewhat inconvenient; construction on Lakeshore Road has now been underway since May. For many business owners summertime is their busiest season. But with a torn up road and detour signs, those like

Best paw forward

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

The BCSPCA is asking you to put your best paw forward this September 7, and walk with animal lovers across BC to help fight animal cruelty. The non-profit is holding its annual Paws for a Cause event to raise much needed funds and awareness to

Puppy attacked at park

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

Chad Smith is making a desperate plea to the public to find a man and his German Shepherd. The dog allegedly attacked Smith’s friend’s 15-week-old Labradoodle on Sunday near Waterfront Park. “My friend’s seven-year-old

Farm Fest hits Kelowna

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

Photo: Contributed Rain or shine the first annual ‘Farm Fest’ will giddy-up at the Arion Therapeutic Farm. This is the first summer event for the non-profit which holds a ‘Winter Wonderland’ festival each year. This August

Wildfires: protecting homes

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

The tinder dry underbrush surrounding homes at Gallagher's Canyon makes area resident Merv Vincent more than a little concerned. Photo: Contributed It was 11 years ago when he and his family were evacuated from their home

Viva Las Pride

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

Over 100 people gathered at the Laurel Packinghouse Thursday night for the second annual Viva Las Pride Event. Guests were treated to wines from around the Okanagan along with cheeses from across Canada, and they even able to try their hand at some

Boucherie fire suspicious

Sep 1, 2014 / 4:14 am

4:20 p.m. update: West Kelowna Fire Rescue, in cooperation with the RCMP, has concluded that the fire on Mt. Boucherie last night was suspicious in nature with an undetermined cause. West Kelowna Fire Rescue responded at approximately 10:30



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