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Katelynn Zoellner joined the 5NEWS team in August 2013 as a sports reporter. She is currently a news reporter and weekend anchor alongside Meteorologist Tyler Southard.

She previously worked as a sports anchor and reporter for KLST in San Angelo, Texas.

Even though Katelynn has lived in Nevada, Texas, and now Arkansas, she still refers to herself as a Californian. She was born and raised in Northern California and graduated from San Diego State University with a B.A. 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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    President Bill Clinton Leads 2 Campaign Rallies In Northwest Arkansas

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM)- President Bill Clinton attended campaign rallies in Fayetteville and Rogers on Tuesday (Oct. 7). Clinton attended a rally at the Union Plaza on the University of Arkansas campus Tuesday morning. After getting lunch at Hugo’s restaurant in Fayetteville, Clinton attended a second rally in Rogers at the John Q. Hammons Center. The president also attended rallies in Conway and Jonesboro on Monday (Oct. 6). “Can we run anything all by ourselves?” Clinton said. “The banks, the economy, the police […]

  • Santana Takes The Stage At Walmart AMP In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) – Santana took the stage at the Walmart AMP on Sunday (Oct 5). The multi-GRAMMY award-winning artist has been performing for more than 40 years. The venue was packed with about 5,000 concertgoers. Terry and Gary Davis were at the show and said they’ve enjoyed Santana’s music since the 1970s. “Black Magic Woman is great, and so is Evil Ways,” said Gary Davis. “I played those songs in bands too. I’ve been playing his music and listening to […]

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    One Injured In Two Vehicle Wreck In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) –  One person was hospitalized Saturday night following a two-vehicle wreck in Fayetteville. Police said they responded to the incident shortly after 11 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 4). The accident happened at the intersection of Joyce Boulevard and College Avenue. One person was taken to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries, police said.

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    Arkansas Apple Festival Brings Thousands To Lincoln

    LINCOLN (KFSM) – The annual Arkansas Apple Festival is underway in Lincoln. Every year, thousands of people come out to enjoy the rich heritage of the festival. The three-day festival is being held on the Lincoln Square from Oct. 3 through Oct. 5. It’s put on every year on the first weekend of October. The event features arts and crafts, contests and live music. There’s also plenty of apple cider and free fresh apple slices. The first apple festival was […]

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    Beer, Brats And Bands In Downtown Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) – The second annual Downtown Rogers Oktoberfest was Saturday. The event was held at Frisco Park in Rogers from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. on Saturday (Oct. 4). A selection of beer and wine was available for purchase throughout the event.  In addition, there was also brats and live music. Organizers said proceeds from the event support the work of Main Street Rogers in preserving and promoting Downtown Rogers. “We use it as a fundraiser for Main Street, […]

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    First Female Lineman Takes The Football Field In Greenland

    GREENLAND (KFSM) – A 13-year-old girl is on the football team at Greenland Middle School, and says she is out to prove girls can play the sport too. Shelby Dill is the first female lineman to play for the Pirates. The 8th grader is in her second year of playing football, and plays on both the offensive and defensive lines. “I feel like I’m making a big statement about this,” she said. “It’s a male dominant sport, but there are some […]

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    Murder Suspect’s Former Neighbors React To Realtor’s Killing

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – The killing of a central Arkansas realtor has captured the country’s attention, but it hits a little closer to home for one Springdale neighborhood. Arron Lewis, 33,  was charged with capital murder in the death of Beverly Carter on Tuesday (Sept. 30). Lewis was also charged with robbery and four counts of possession of firearms by certain persons. Lewis has a criminal history involving arrests in Northwest Arkansas and a local conviction that resulted in prison time. He is listed […]


    Investigation Underway After Two Found Dead In Sallisaw Home

    SALLISAW (KFSM) – An investigation is underway after two people were found dead inside a Sallisaw home Sunday night (Sept. 28). Authorities said someone called around 7:05 p.m., asking if officers could do a welfare check on the people living inside a home on Maple Street. When officers arrived on scene, they said they found both people dead inside. The bodies were identified as 47-year-old Vince Rayner and 34-year-old Katie Waggle-Goodman according to the Sallisaw Police Department. Detectives with the Oklahoma […]

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    RV Wreck Slows Traffic On I-40 Near Van Buren

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) – An RV wreck slowed traffic on I-40 West near Van Buren on Sunday. Arkansas State Police said the incident happened around 1 p.m. on Sunday (Sept. 28). The accident was caused by a tire blowout, police said. No other vehicles were involved in the incident. No one was injured.  

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    Oklahoma Beheading Suspect Interviewed By Police

    (CNN) – Police in Oklahoma said Saturday they’ve interviewed the man who allegedly beheaded a 54-year-old woman at his former workplace. Alton Alexander Nolen, 30, was shot inside the Vaughn Food processing plant but regained consciousness in the hospital, said Jeremy Lewis, spokesman for the Moore police department. Nolen was interviewed Friday in the hospital; police haven’t revealed what was said. Police expect him to be released and moved to a jail by early next week, Lewis said. Nolen’s Facebook […]

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    Great Planes Air Expo To Showcase Aircraft

    ROGERS (KFSM) – The Great Planes Air Expo is coming to Rogers on Thursday (Oct. 2), according to a release. The expo will be held at Beaver Lake Aviation at the Rogers Municipal Airport-Carter Field, the release states. Aircraft will be on display from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The event will showcase new aircraft from major General Aviation manufacturers including Cirrus, Cessna and Diamond, the release states. According to the release, the expo was developed in 2009 by a […]

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    Motorcycle Enthusiasts Test Ride New Harley-Davidson Models

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Motorcycle enthusiasts took to the open road Wednesday (Sept. 24) experiencing first-hand the thrill of riding one of Harley-Davidson’s new bikes. “It’s a sense of freedom,” said Susie Tidrow, a biker from Missouri. “If you don’t ride, you just don’t understand.” Harley-Davidson offered demo rides at Baum Stadium Wednesday. Tidrow, one of many bikers in town for Bikes Blues & BBQ, test rode the brand new freewheeler. It’s the newest addition to the company’s three-wheeled trike line-up. […]


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