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Jennifer Zielinski

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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 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

Industrial zone flooded

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

Workers in Kelowna's north end industrial zone were shocked to discover a lake surrounding their businesses Thursday morning. Heavy rain Wednesday caused localized flooding along Gordon Drive prompting action from city crews to get the pooling

Scooter crashes into light post

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

Photo: Jennifer Zielinski A woman is in hospital after crashing her scooter at the intersection of Richter and Doyle Wednesday morning. The incident happened just before 9 a.m., after the woman, who was headed north on Richter, tried to

Girl bitten by bull dog

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

Four-year-old Summer Schneider gives her little dog Keko a big hug on the front steps of her West Kelowna home. The young girl is full of life, despite being bitten on the back of the head by a Bull Dog and having to undergo plastic surgery. The

Sun Rype revamped

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

There is something new pouring at Sun Rype. It is something a little healthier, with less sugar but no compromise on taste which is exactly what consumers are looking for, according to Marketing Manager of Food, Barb Broder. Photo:

Dozens of pets evacuated

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

SPCA UPDATE: Photo: Contributed Suzanne Pugh of the Kelowna BCSPCA gives an update on the evacuation of animals from the Smith Creek wildfire. As of Thursday night the Kelowna shelter was in a position to take in 31 dogs, 22 cats and

Fire coordination video

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

Update on the Smith Creek fire recorded live at 5:15 p.m. on Thursday, July 17 from the Emergency Coordination Centre in Kelowna. Video by Jen Zielinski and Ragnar Haagen

Help for pets during wildfire

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

Photo: Contributed - Chris Kolisnyk Rose Valley Veterinary Clinic is once again offering free kenneling for cats, and free check ups for pets who may have been injured or are having problems breathing due to the Smith Creek fire. Dr. Oz

Heat wave expected

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

The definition of a heat wave is five days in a row of temperatures reaching five degrees or more above average, that's according to the World Meteorological Organization, and that is what the Okanagan could be in for. Photo: Contributed Doug

Tree branch falls on woman

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

She was in the wrong place at the wrong time. A woman was taken to hospital with arm injuries after a branch fell from a tree at Kinsmen Park and landed on top of her. Photo: Contributed She had been sitting by the water with a group

Tiptoe through the lavender

Jul 30, 2014 / 6:10 am

Photo: Contributed - Festival season is here, and there is no shortage of celebrations in the Okanagan. On July 13, the Okanagan Lavender & Herb Farm will be hosting its 12th annual Art in the Garden. Coinciding


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