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Jennifer Zielinski

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Phone: 250-860-5050 ext:
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

Topless sunbathing OK?

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

The story of a young woman told to cover up by RCMP after she was sunbathing topless on a local beach touched a nerve with many Castanet viewers. More than 100 people commented on the story "Going topless not a crime" – with

Pet owners still don't get it

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

While police, SPCA and regional district held a press conference on the importance of not leaving pets in hot vehicles, five complaints about dogs left in cars were received at the Kelowna shelter. One was potentially serious, as two dogs were left

Bike theft on the rise

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

They are considered crimes of opportunity, an easy steal that could have been preventable if people were just more aware. Bike thefts in Kelowna are on the rise, and police say it’s due to owners carelessly leaving bicycles unlocked or in unsafe

Tour of the trades

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Photo: Jennifer Zielinski With a completion date of March 2016, the new trades training complex at Okanagan College is under construction. About 5,100 square metres of shops and classes will be renovated and an additional 5,500 square metres

Toaster smokes out residents

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Photo: Contributed Residents of a multi-unit retirement living building on Brown Road were evacuated from their homes after fire alarms starting ringing at 5 a.m. Fire crews responded and discovered a unit filled with smoke, that had been

Fighting tiny mussels

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Dead or alive, zebra mussels aren’t welcome in B.C. The invasive zebra and/or quagga mussels also carry a fine of $100,000 if they are found aboard a vessel in this province, and there is a crackdown to ensure they stay out of B.C. The

Rental boat sinks

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

A boat had to be towed to shore Sunday evening after it began sinking on Okanagan Lake, across from the Sails. Emergency crews responded; however, when they arrived on scene another boat was already towing the sinking vessel. According to fire

Celebrating the Screen

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

July 27 will now be recognized as Screen in BC Day, as the provincial government celebrates the wide range of screen-based entertainment that is created in B.C. As part of Screen in BC Day,MLA Steve Thomson and MLA Norm Letnick were taken on a regional

Quiet COG weekend

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Photo: Contributed - Grant Stovel It was a much quieter weekend for RCMP patrolling Center of Gravity than the past festival years. Cpl. Joe Duncan says there were several drug charges, liquor charges and drug seizures, but overall, there

Search for cube van driver

Aug 1, 2015 / 3:15 pm

Photo: Contributed Police continue to search for a driver who allegedly hit a 43-year-old Lake Country man with a vehicle following an incident on North Glenmore Road, Friday evening. The victim remains in hospital with serious