Katelynn Zoellner anchors weeknights at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. alongside Daren Bobb and Chief Meteorologist Garrett Lewis.

Katelynn joined the news team in August 2013 as a sports reporter and later that year was named weekend anchor and reporter.

Prior to joining 5NEWS, Katelynn worked as a sports anchor and reporter for KLST in San Angelo, Texas.

Katelynn was born and raised in Northern California. She graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Journalism and Media Studies.

Outside of work, you will likely find Katelynn watching sports, exploring the beautiful outdoors or in the kitchen trying to hone her cooking skills.

If you have a story idea or just want to say hello, Katelynn can be contacted at Katelynn.Zoellner@kfsm.com.

Recent Articles
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    Lake Atalanta Renovations Near Completion

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Renovations at Lake Atalanta are nearly complete, according to city leaders. The Grand Opening Celebration for Lake Atalanta will be held on Oct. 29. There will be free family activities from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tyson Foods will provide complimentary hamburgers, hot dogs and chips near Clark Pavilion, which is on the south side of Walnut Street. There will also be interactive exhibits featured by a variety of local companies and organizations. Rogers Mayor Greg Hines […]

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    Couple Accused Of Terroristic Threatening Arrested On Gun And Drug Charges

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – A local couple was arrested by the FBI on Saturday (June 18) on several gun and drug related charges. Alan Crawford and Daphne Crawford of Muldrow, Okla., are being held in the Washington County Detention Center on charges of Simultaneous Possession of Drugs and Firearms, Endangering the Welfare of a Minor and Possession of Controlled Substance. The couple is considered flight risk and a threat to the general public, because they have no ties to the Northwest Arkansas […]

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    Police Search For Two Suspects Following Deadly Stabbing In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Police are looking for two suspects following a deadly stabbing that happened in Fort Smith on Saturday (June 18), according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Police have identified the victim of the stabbing as 22-year-old Jimmy Ray Yocum. Police said the stabbing happened around 2:30 a.m. Saturday at an apartment located at 1201 North 11th Street in Fort Smith. Officers said when they got to the scene, they found Yocum bleeding severely from a stab wound to the abdomen. He was […]

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    UPDATE: Police Identify Suspect, Victim In Van Buren Murder-Suicide

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) – Police concluded an investigation of a murder-suicide involving two men. Benjamin Lee Allen, 21, of Mena, went to a residence in Van Buren and was asked to wait at the door while Trevor Vargas, 20, of Waldron, grabbed some personal belongings, according to a police release. After ignoring Vargas’ request, Allen went to the back bedroom where Vargas was, and shot him. Allen then turned the gun on himself, police stated. Both were taken to hospitals, […]


    Authorities Identify Gore Man Arrested In Connection With Wife’s Death

    GORE, OKLA. (KFSM) – Authorities identified the Gore, Okla. man who was arrested in connection with his wife’s death on Sunday (May 9), according to the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Office. John Neuman, 52, was arrested on Sunday and faces a charge of second-degree murder, authorities said. Around 12 a.m., deputies responded to a call of an unresponsive woman at a residence in Sequoyah County. When the deputies and medical examiner arrived, they found Tanya Neuman, 50, dead from what appears […]

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    Biggest Stories Of 2015 In The River Valley

    RIVER VALLEY (KFSM) – 5NEWS Evening Anchor Daren Bobb takes a look at some of the biggest stories of 2015 in the River Valley.

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    Biggest Stories Of 2015 In Northwest Arkansas

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) – 5NEWS Evening Anchor Katelynn Zoellner takes a look at some of the biggest stories of 2015 in Northwest Arkansas.

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    Fort Smith Paramedics Clean Up Wreaths Blown Over At National Cemetery

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Strong winds took a toll on the freshly decorated Fort Smith National Cemetery, blowing away wreaths that had been placed on veterans’ graves by volunteers. A team of Fort Smith paramedics worked to put wreaths back on the headstones at the cemetery on Monday (Dec. 14). Ramon Contreras is one of four paramedics who helped. He said it was important to get the wreaths set back up. “It honors the men and women that gave their lives for […]

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    Benton County Sheriff’s Office Seizes Guns, Cash And Drugs In Investigation

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – The Benton County Sheriff’s Office Special Operations Division seized drugs, cash, guns and more during an investigation on Monday (July 28), according to a news release. Detectives served two search warrants, one at 615 Smith Ridge Turn Off in Rogers and another at 15594 Twelve Corners Rd. in Garfield, the release states. After an instigation, five people were arrested: Thomas A. Thomas, 44 Jerry Carnes, 60 Kenneth Martin, 40 David Jones, 43 Marla Darling, 42 These people […]

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    Local Veterans Make Holidays Brighter For Underprivileged Children

    RIVER VALLEY (KFSM) – A group of local veterans in the River Valley are working to make sure every child feels special this holiday season. O.G. Phelps served in Vietnam when he was 18 years old. He got out two weeks short of his 21st birthday. “Like most wars it was a very unpopular war and I just didn’t feel like I belonged anywhere and just wanted to stay by myself,” he said. Phelps joined the River Valley Marine Corps […]

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    Driver Crashes Stolen SUV On Fort Smith Golf Course

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A driver crashed a stolen vehicle into a tree at a golf course in Fort Smith Sunday (Oct. 4), according to the Fort Smith Police Department. Police said the crash happened around 2:15 p.m. at Hardscrabble Country Club. The driver, Doyle Fuller, was driving a 2011 black Ford Explorer that was stolen from Randall Ford Dealership in Fort Smith, according to police. Fuller faces charges of theft by receiving stolen property and reckless driving. Police said Fuller was driving at a high […]

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    Driver Arrested After Crashing Vehicle Into Fort Smith Homeowner’s Pool

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A man was arrested after crashing a vehicle into a Fort Smith homeowner’s backyard pool on Thursday (Sept. 24), according to police. The Fort Smith Police Department said officers responded to the crash around 11:30 p.m. Thursday at a home located on Hendricks Boulevard. The driver drove over a curve, through a fence and into an empty in-ground pool, police said. The man who was driving the vehicle told officers that he made a wrong turn while trying to […]