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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

Early start = busy year

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

Boating season is kicking off early in the Okanagan as temperatures rise. Kelowna Yacht Club commodore Murray Ramsden says this summer is shaping up to be a great boating season – but also a busy one. “This is mid-May,

Bring on the heat

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

It's forecast to hit 30 degrees in Kelowna on Thursday. The scorching weather is above the seasonal average for this time of year, according to Environment Canada. Meteorologist Doug Lundquist says Okanagan temperatures have

Where and when?

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

Dozens of people turned out Tuesday to give their opinions on a second bridge across Okanagan Lake. The Ministry of Transportation open house at the Ramada Hotel focused on the performance of Highway 97 through the Central Okanagan. District

E-car makes waves at race

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

It didn't set any speed records, but for the first time in 50 years, an electric vehicle competed in the Knox Mountain Hill Climb. The long weekend event is the longest running hill climb in North America. UBC engineering students redesigned

Only June will tell

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

There have been 30 wildfire so far this year in the Kamloops Fire Centre, and all of them have been human caused. While that number might seem high, Wildfire Management information officer Kelsey Winter, says the region has had less fires so far

One mother's Carma

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

Mother’s Day extended a little past Sunday for one Kelowna mom, thanks to the Carma Project. Karin Brown was the seventh recipient of a free car donated through Integra Tire. The company fixes up donated used cars and gives

Fat Cat on the drums

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

Photo: Contributed Anna, a Grade 5 student at Glenmore Elementary, is gearing up to perform at this year’s Fat Cat Children’s Festival.  She's drummed at the event every year since kindergarten, and this year is no exception

Fire ignites in garage

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

Photo: Jennifer Zielinski Update: 5:20 p.m. Officials have located the owner of the condo, who was not at home when a fire ignited inside the garage.  Fire crews were told there were two cats inside the house at the time of the

Watercolours to help Nepal

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

Photo: Contributed A local artist is trying to rally the community to raise funds for relief efforts in Nepal, after a 7.8 magnitude quake rattled the country.  Randy Crick, a member of The Federation of Canadian Artists, uses watercolours

Don't dispense weed here

May 22, 2015 / 3:01 am

Shelves at the Kaya Clinic are empty, after being shut down for the second time in six months by RCMP. Police executed a search warrant at the medical marijuana dispensary in January, but no arrests were made. The business closed for a time,