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

8 teens injured in rollover

Sep 26, 2016 / 10:06 am

Photo: Contributed A serious vehicle rollover on Postill Lake Road over the weekend sent eight teens to hospital. RCMP Const. Jesse O’Donaghey said a late-model Ford F-150 pickup truck, travelling down the centre of the gravel roadway,

20 years of beer

Sep 23, 2016 / 2:43 pm

Things have changed a lot since Tree Brewing opened its doors 20 years ago. Back in 1996, Kelowna’s only brewery set out to educate consumers that it wasn’t only the big beer brands producing suds — there was much more craftsmanship. General

Caretaker's disappointment

Sep 23, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed Lori Mairs is more than disappointed with the Regional District of the Central Okanagan’s decision to streamline its security and evict seven onsite caretakers from local parks. For the last 14 years, Mairs has been

Jailed for WestJet threat

Sep 22, 2016 / 12:39 pm

Photo: Contributed A 37-year-old Alberta man who threatened a WestJet flight in October 2014 will spend just shy of a year in prison. Michael Howells was apparently running late for his flight to Fort McMurray from the Kelowna International

Hallway hopscotch wins

Sep 22, 2016 / 9:40 am

The results are in. Castanet asked and you answered with your best hopscotch game in order to win two tickets to this weekend’s beer and spirit festival. Thanks to everyone who entered the contest. This year’s winner is Tamara with

Hippo & Yeti get a boost

Sep 22, 2016 / 5:00 am

As one of the world's largest clusters for visual effects and digital animation companies, B.C. is looking to continue their reputation thanks to a $100 million government investment to the high tech sector. For the second year in a row

Hop your way to beer

Sep 19, 2016 / 11:49 am

Photo: Contributed UPDATE Sept. 19: Only two days left to enter! Get your hopscotch entries in now or forever miss out on the beer.  This year marks the eighth-annual Kelowna Hopscotch Festival. Produced by The Canadian

Creek made fish-friendly

Sep 15, 2016 / 5:00 am

It’s been years of planning and fundraising, since 2002 work was underway to provide flood-protection and environmental benefits to Mission Creek. The Mission Creek Restoration Initiative was launched in 2008 to address declining fish stocks

Mission accomplished

Sep 14, 2016 / 1:30 pm

Kelowna’s Gospel Mission courtyard is officially open for use. Leon Avenue has often been cluttered with the personal belongings of those served by the Gospel Mission – causing complaints about the eyesore. Randy Benson

Safer route to UBCO

Sep 14, 2016 / 10:57 am

Students and staff at UBC Okanagan will no longer take their life in their hands if they decide to cycle to the school this semester. After many years in the making the Bulman Road UBC Connector trail is complete. The Bulman Road UBC Connector