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 for two years as a sports anchor and reporter for KLST in San Angelo, Texas. She also spent some time at KTNV in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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.

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Recent Articles
  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • Christmas Parade In Springdale Postponed Due To Weather

    SRPINGDALE (KFSM) – The Christmas Parade of the Ozarks in Springdale has been rescheduled due to the weather, according to the Springdale Chamber of Commerce. The parade was scheduled to happen on Nov. 28, but will now be held on Nov. 30 in downtown Springdale. The parade is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Cleveland Captive Michelle Knight Speaks At Children’s Advocacy Center Event

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A woman who was chained, raped and tortured for more than a decade inside a Cleveland home spoke Thursday night (Sept. 17) at a Benton County Children’s Advocacy Center fundraising event. Michelle Knight, who now goes by Lillian, shared her story of hope at the CAC’s annual Cherishing Children dinner. “Have courage and hope, do not ever let somebody take that away from you, because once you let somebody take that away from you, they take away […]

  • University Of Arkansas Adds New Food Items To Razorback Stadium Menu

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The University of Arkansas is expanding its concession options at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium. The university unveiled a list of new food items that will be available at various concessions stand locations inside the stadium this season. Senior Associate Athletic Director Chris Freet said the expanded menu came after a survey showed fans were hungry for more options. “Ticket prices have increased, there needs to be more built around the game, and everything needs to be unique, […]

  • Pedestrian Hospitalized After Being Struck By Car In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A pedestrian was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle in Fort Smith Monday (Aug. 17), according to police. The Fort Smith Police Department said the accident happened around 12:30 p.m. Monday on Rogers Avenue outside Central Mall while the man was walking in a crosswalk. The man was crossing the street when he should not have been, police said. He was taken to Mercy Hospital to be treated for injuries that are not believed to be severe, according to police. […]