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Jen Zielinski

Jen Zielinski

I graduated from the broadcast journalism program at BCIT. I also hold a bachelor of arts degree in political science and sociology from Thompson Rivers University. Before joining my current position, I was the senior video journalist for Castanet News, based in Kelowna. I'm extremely passionate about online journalism and I enjoy volunteering with local organizations, such as the Okanagan Humane Society.

Phone
778-738-3056
Email
jen.zielinski@blackpress.ca

Recent Work by Jen

House searched by police after standoff in Kelowna neighbourhood

House searched by police after standoff in Kelowna neighbourhood

A neighbour heard possible gunshots Thursday morning
2 wildfires near Revelstoke now 'held'

2 wildfires near Revelstoke now 'held'

The fire is currently .009 hectares
Car crash sparks blaze on Westside Road, causes power outage

Car crash sparks blaze on Westside Road, causes power outage

Power is out to more than 1,800 BC Hydro customers
UPDATE: Wildfire near Ashcroft explodes in size to 50 hectares

UPDATE: Wildfire near Ashcroft explodes in size to 50 hectares

Two other lightning caused wildfires are also out of control nearby
Fire extinguished at supportive housing on Highway 97 in Kelowna

Fire extinguished at supportive housing on Highway 97 in Kelowna

Fire crews were called to Heath House just before noon on Friday
Sweet strawberry success at festival in Kelowna

Sweet strawberry success at festival in Kelowna

Dena Shultz took the gold with her strawberry jam bites. 
Wildfire near Peachland now being 'held'

Wildfire near Peachland now being 'held'

The fire remains at an estimated 2.6 hectares in size
4 Okanagan restaurants receive disaster relief funds following wildfires

4 Okanagan restaurants receive disaster relief funds following wildfires

Restaurants impacted by natural disasters can apply for grants of $10,000 from DoorDash
Fire sparks off Highway 97 north of Penticton

Fire sparks off Highway 97 north of Penticton

Crews were able to quickly get a handle on the flames
Kelowna RCMP investigate if squatters were in building before blaze

Kelowna RCMP investigate if squatters were in building before blaze

The burn victim’s injuries were not life-threatening
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