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

Street turns into stream

Aug 24, 2016 / 8:39 pm

Water that started as a light trickle down the side of East Kelowna Road is now a running stream – and it’s causing area residents serious concern. Several complaints were lodged to Castanet, the City of Kelowna and Rutland Waterworks,

Fire still smouldering

Aug 23, 2016 / 3:49 pm

With stumps still burning and flames smouldering in dry grass, the fire threat is keeping evacuated residents out of their homes along Westside Road. Power poles have been knocked to the ground, and trees have brought down power lines, cutting

Get in, get back out

Aug 23, 2016 / 3:26 pm

UPDATE: 3:25 p.m. Most of those who were evacuated from Bear Creek Provincial Park have been able to return to retrieve their belongings following the wildfire that sparked on Sunday. Bonnie Ley, a park operator with Kaloya Contracting,

Thankful for balloon rescue

Aug 23, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Contributed The owners of Okanagan Ballooning are thanking everyone who helped rescue a hot air balloon that was forced to land on water Sunday afternoon. Joy Klempner says the incident unfolded after what started as a lovely afternoon

Thief kicks out passenger

Aug 22, 2016 / 6:30 pm

Photo: Contributed A brazen truck thief pushed a passenger out the side-door before taking off down June Springs Road, Sunday. According to police, a man jumped into a truck that was left running in a church parking lot just before

Wicked winds blow over

Aug 22, 2016 / 5:50 pm

Photo: Nicholas Johansen - Castanet Waterfront Park Wicked winds swept across Kelowna Sunday causing severe damage to boats and homes. Environment Canada is reporting winds to have been between 55 and 60 kilometres an hour in some areas

Campers share fire stories

Aug 22, 2016 / 3:35 pm

Jennifer Tannhauser couldn’t wait to relax after completing the Apple Triathlon in Kelowna, but the Calgary resident got anything but rest Sunday night. Tannhauser and her family were among campers evacuated from Bear Creek Provincial Park

Stand up and play away

Aug 20, 2016 / 5:00 am

A year ago Walid Waitkus didn’t know if he would get to play his favourite sport in the summer. Due to a spinal cord injury suffered several years ago Walid is confined to a wheelchair — making it impossible to get out on a golf course.

Hip-hop funky fresh

Aug 19, 2016 / 8:00 pm

A hip-hop dance crew is taking Kelowna by storm. Most likely you’ve seen them everywhere from the Sails to Centre of Gravity. Now, Soul Sick is throwing down a new set, a break-dance competition that will take place Sept. 9 and 10 at the

The long road ahead

Aug 19, 2016 / 5:00 am

Paul Thomas wants to go on a long arduous journey that will hopefully prove anyone can do anything they put their mind to. Thomas has a rare inherited disorder, Type 1 glutaric acidemia, which prevents his body from processing certain