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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

New chapter for school

May 26, 2016 / 5:59 am

Photo: Holly Routley After nearly 80 years in Kelowna, St. Joseph's Elementary School is set to retire its building. Thousands of students have graduated from the Catholic elementary school, and the decision has been made to build a

Residents fear death of bears

May 26, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: Staci Savard Bear spotted in Glenrosa Central Okanagan residents aren't reporting bear sightings to authorities for fear the animals will be killed, says a B.C. conservation officer. Locals reported several bear sightings

Sustainable and green

May 25, 2016 / 5:45 pm

The challenge has been accepted and the ground is now broken, on what will be Kelowna’s most sustainable community. Al Stober Construction Ltd. and Mission Group Enterprise took on the City of Kelowna's call to construct

Long line to the dump

May 25, 2016 / 3:04 pm

Photo: File photo: From when residents complained in 2014. The long wait at the Glenmore landfill to dump off soil waste is driving some residents bonkers. A local business owner who uses the landfill on a regular basis says lineups

Dangers of swift water

May 25, 2016 / 11:56 am

A close call for two kayakers on Mission Creek Monday afternoon serves as a reminder to stay away from fast moving water this time of year. Platoon Capt. Scott Cronquist says it’s best to stay out of the creek during spring

High school bike feud

May 25, 2016 / 10:27 am

The cycling gauntlet has been thrown down. Vernon Secondary School students Holly Clancy and Ava Ready, who are part of the school’s leadership program, have teamed up with the City of Vernon to organize a challenge to neighbouring

Memorial flowers can stay

May 25, 2016 / 5:00 am

Photo: File photo The flowers can stay – for now. Peachland staff removed flowers placed on a teenage murder victim's memorial bench by her mother earlier this month. Ashlee Hyatt’s mother, Charrie Fichter, has been

High-tech ecosystem

May 20, 2016 / 12:34 pm

Construction isn’t complete, but the Okanagan Innovation Centre is already being considered a success. Meghan O’Mara with HM Commercial says the intent is to create a community and "ecosystem" for technology. “It

Save your life and wallet

May 19, 2016 / 5:00 pm

If the fear of drowning doesn’t make you want to throw on a lifejacket, perhaps the fines associated with not having one on your boat will. Retired RCMP reserve officer Phillip Boissonneault says boaters must have a lifejacket for everyone

Fine dining for a cause

May 19, 2016 / 4:28 pm

Photo: Contributed More than 250 people will gather next month for an evening dedicated to preserving B.C.’s natural environment. The annual Earth, Wind, Fire event on June 18 will mark 45 years of land conservation by The