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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

Fun farming for kids

Nov 29, 2015 / 11:19 am

Photo: Contributed - Thinkstock.com A local day-care program is taking the average hands-on activities, such as puppet making, hide-and-seek and sing-alongs and turning a child’s day into something much more unique. Clubhouse

Turn brrrs into purrs

Nov 27, 2015 / 6:00 pm

Photo: Contributed - BCSPCA Temperatures are down and your toes are starting to freeze, which means your furry friend's paws are also feeling the bite of old man winter. Many cats here in the Okanagan are without a forever home, and

The future of water

Nov 26, 2015 / 7:56 pm

In the last 10 years the Okanagan Basin Water Board (OBWB) has awarded $3.2 million to 197 projects through its Water Conservation and Quality Improvement (WCQI) Grant Program. The groups behind these efforts, in turn, delivered projects worth

Standoff in Merritt

Nov 25, 2015 / 4:53 pm

Photo: Contributed - VSA highway UPDATED: 4:53 P.M. Highway 5A in Merritt has been opened Wednesday afternoon, according to DriveBC, after it was closed due to a standoff earlier in the day.  The RCMP have yet to comment

Weddings left in limbo

Nov 24, 2015 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed - devonregier Instagram Kelsey Matheson is in shock she will no longer be able to have her wedding in her dream location despite booking the venue a year in advance. The bride-to-be received an email late Saturday night

Snow warning issued

Nov 23, 2015 / 12:45 pm

Snow will soon start falling in the Okanagan, with 5 to 10 centimetres expected in Kelowna by Tuesday morning and up to 20 cm in Vernon. Environment Canada is forecasting greater accumulations for higher elevations, such as Joe Rich. Meteorologist

Pack the purse

Nov 20, 2015 / 7:38 pm

Photo: Contributed - Thinkstock.com Two Kelowna friends are working together to give back to other women in need this holiday season. Chelsey Miller and a friend have started a Facebook group called Pack the Purse. They are asking for donations

Ring those bells

Nov 19, 2015 / 5:50 pm

The Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign kicked off Thursday in West Kelowna. The campaign is the main fundraiser for the Salvation Army for the entire year, and helps to support initiatives through the holiday season as well as the months

Cannabis society robbed

Nov 19, 2015 / 2:16 pm

Photo: Google Street View A man carrying a possible sawed-off shotgun robbed the Canadian Safe Cannabis Society in Kamloops on Tuesday. The suspect entered the society, on the 400 block of Tranquille Road, just after 4:30 p.m., demanding

Spend, then give a little

Nov 19, 2015 / 10:20 am

The Black Friday-Cyber Monday shopping frenzy is becoming ever more popular with Canadian consumers. But what about a day to give rather than buy? On Dec. 1, charities and non-profits in the Okanagan are encouraging residents to participate