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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

Holocaust survivor's stories

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

As Holocaust survivors mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp, Kamloops is home to a rare trove of Holocaust memories. Photo: Contributed The only archive of B.C.’s Holocaust survivor testimonies

Wolf-dog hybrid needs help

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

Photo: Contributed The story of Silver the wolf hybrid is not one for the faint of heart. Firefighters found the pup in a burnt down barn in Surrey. Confined to a cage, it appeared he had never received human contact. According

Wine and Dine for a good time

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

Chefs in the Thompson Okanagan are sharpening up their knives in preparation for one of their most anticipated winter events. Wine and Dine is once again about to sizzle, for the 13th year in a row. At a annual time when most restaurants are having

Beat 'Blue Monday'

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

The sun may be shining, but apparently Canadian personalities are not. Today, the third Monday of January, is known as Blue Monday, the most depressing day of the year. Coined in 2005 by a group of researchers, the end of January is apparently

223 receive citizenship

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

Residents from over 25 different countries were welcome to Canada on Thursday. Gathering at the Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna, 223 immigrants received their citizenship. Newcomers gathered at three different times for separate ceremonies,

The Paddler Movie debuts

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

It’s been a year in the making, but a local filmmaker and his eco-conscious companion are finally ready to release their long awaited documentary, 'The Paddler Movie'. Traveling from the Okanagan to Tofino, and even further

Local man feels Muslim backlash

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

Photo: Contributed Iftkhar Ahmed Iftkhar Ahmed considers himself collateral damage in the fallout from the recent terrorist attacks in France. The three suspected gunmen who attacked a satirical newspaper in France – killing

Frustrated with snow removal

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

Parents dropping students off at Quigley elementary, Wednesday morning, were surprised to find Kitch Road in Rutland wasn’t adequately plowed. Lori Dickson took her child to school, after the two day break due to inclement weather, and

Snow removal underway

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

Photo: Contributed Residents living in the suburbs will soon have the snow removed from their streets. City of Kelowna snow removal and ice control crews are now clearing priority three roads. While in Vernon, crews have plowed and

Residents react to snow day

Jan 28, 2015 / 6:12 am

For the first time in more than 35 years School District 23 called a snow day. However, as students got to spend one more day on vacation many others still had to make the commute into work. Castanet wanted to find out how residents of