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

Netted by tangled web

Oct 22, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed A mule deer thought it was giving the ‘ole what for’ when thrashing about Friday morning. However the animal mistook a volleyball net for a bush. According to Conservation Officer Ken Owens as it is currently

Mixologists with spirit

Oct 21, 2016 / 7:00 pm

Photo: Contributed Left: Grant Elio Biggs (Kitsch Winery) Middle: Sean Hansen (BNA) Right: Mark Veriker (BNA) It was a night of music, laughter and, of course, great cocktails at the annual Okanagan Spirits Winetender’s Mixoff. Held

Warm up to the light

Oct 21, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: http://emwcf.org/ Cori McGuire, Aj Gill and Mohini Singh Celebrated during the most colourful time of year, when leaves are changing and the sun is setting, Diwali will light up Rutland Centennial Hall this Saturday. The Hindu

Monkey see, monkey do

Oct 20, 2016 / 5:00 pm

It’s cool... she doesn’t inhale, say zoo officials. Much to PETA’s chagrin, a 19-year-old chimpanzee in North Korea is continuing a nasty habit as trainers aim to increase zoo visitors. Azalea smokes a pack a day and can

Snow, fog on Connector

Oct 20, 2016 / 11:29 am

Expect to hit snow and fog if you're travelling on the Okanagan Connector today. Environment Canada is forecasting fog and rain that will turn to snow this afternoon. A possible five centimetres of snow is expected at Pennask Summit.

Brakes on bike theft

Oct 19, 2016 / 2:09 pm

In the last year, bike thefts in Kelowna have skyrocketed by nearly 40 per cent. The crime of opportunity is weighing down on everyone from police, to cyclists, to children who’ve had their bikes taken. Now, thanks to the help of a self

Looking to fill the pack

Oct 18, 2016 / 8:30 pm

Photo: Contributed Two best friends with one common goal are out to succeed again this year. Chelsey Miller and her friend started the campaign Pack the Purse in 2015, an initiative to help women in need during the holiday season. Last

Battle to be on pointe

Oct 18, 2016 / 4:50 pm

Their attitude has to be on pointe to catch the watchful eyes of some of the world’s best. The Royal Winnipeg Ballet (RWB), Canada’s oldest ballet company, is touring the country to assemble the foremost dancers. Kelowna made the

Night of the Living Fed

Oct 18, 2016 / 11:29 am

Photo: Contributed There was a growling in the kitchen late one night, as the hungriest of stomachs was looking for a bite. To conquer fears of growing hunger, dine on a ghoulish buffet during the Night of the Living Fed. A feast of Halloween-themed

NewLeaf flies into Calgary

Oct 18, 2016 / 11:03 am

Photo: File photo NewLeaf Travel Company and Flair Airlines are set to launch new routes from Calgary. Flair Airlines is a privately owned Canadian charter airline based in Kelowna that operates the new low-cost air travel company NewLeaf. The