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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

FN's open for business

Feb 7, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Calvin Helin is First Nations and he is also a part of a proposal to build a pipeline in the same place the rejected Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline was proposed. The son of a Tsimshian Nation Chief, an author

Ticketed in McCurdy crash

Feb 5, 2016 / 2:46 pm

Photo: Contributed The driver of the BMW from Thursday night’s crash on McCurdy has been issued a violation ticket. According to Const. Kris Clark, the BMW was traveling south on Friesen Road and slid through the intersection

Bet on the U.S. election

Feb 4, 2016 / 10:00 am

Photo: Contributed As Canadians, we can't vote in the U.S. presidential election, but B.C. residents can bet on it at PlayNow.com. The BC Lotteries site is offering bets such as the winner of the Democratic New Hampshire primaries,

Here when disaster strikes

Feb 4, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed The Salvation Army helps those in need in the Okanagan community every Christmas, but what many may not know is they also lend a helping had the rest of the year. Last summer, during the busy fire season in B.C., the Salvation

The ant invasion

Feb 3, 2016 / 5:00 pm

Update: Feb. 4 There have been concerns over the organic spray used by the pest control company in regards to the toxicity to pets. The pyrethrin spray used by Bug Master has been approved by Health Canada. Pyrethrins affect the nervous system

Meteor streaks the sky

Feb 3, 2016 / 2:50 pm

A meteor streaking across the sky above the eastern U.S. and Canada over the weekend was witnessed by hundreds of people. One was an airplane pilot who had a bird’s-eye view of the fireball. Mike Grossman was flying 1,500 feet above

Fireball monkey business

Feb 3, 2016 / 10:08 am

A large explosion rocked Richmond Tuesday, sending a huge fireball into the sky. But, the blast was nothing to fear. It was caused by a film crew shooting a scene for the upcoming motion picture “War for the Planet of the Apes." According

Campfire project doused

Feb 2, 2016 / 7:00 pm

A Kelowna inventor is being raked over the coals by a group of Kickstarter backers for not completing his project and spending all of the funds. Leo Knight launched a Kickstarter campaign in 2014 for his invention ‘Campfire in a Can’,

It's Toque Tuesday

Feb 2, 2016 / 10:37 am

Photo: Contributed Okanagan Boys and Girls Club volunteers will be out in full force at tonight’s Kelowna Rockets game, selling winter woolies to keep fans cozy. The club is a partner in Raising the Roof’s annual national toque

Truck rolls on Hwy 33

Feb 1, 2016 / 6:25 pm

Photo: Contributed UPDATE 6:15 P.M. Residents in the Joe Rich area want motorists to know how bad conditions are on Highway 33. One resident emailed Castanet to say motorists face white out conditions and sheer ice. Vehicles are apparently