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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 Bobby Swofford.

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
  • Kayak

    Warm Weather Brings Out Kayakers To Siloam Springs White-Water Park

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) – Kayakers embracing the warm weather headed to Siloam Springs on Monday (Mar. 16) to enjoy the white water sport. The Siloam Springs Kayak Park includes about 600 feet of engineered water and accepts kayaks, canoes and tubes. “I love the challange and love the fast water,” said Ryan Brazell, a kayaker. “It’s just a great workout all day long.” Troy Kirkendall, Siloam Springs Parks and Recreation Manager, said he encourages people to wear a life jacket, helmet and closed-toe […]

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    Goodwill To Host Job Fair In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) – Goodwill will host a job fair for Manpower in Rogers on Monday (Mar. 16), according to a release. The job fair will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday at the Goodwill Career Center in Rogers. Recruiters from Manpower will be accepting applications and conducting interviews for full-time customer care agent positions at a call center in Bentonville, the release states. The Goodwill Career Center is located at 4301 S. Dixieland Rd. in Rogers.

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    Fayettechill To Host Adoption Drive At Washington County Animal Shelter

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – The Washington County Animal Shelter is partnering with Fayettechill Clothing Company and other local businesses to host an adoption drive in April, according to a release. Fayettechill will host the adoption drive on Saturday, April 4th from 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Washington County Animal Shelter. For anyone that adopts an animal, Fayettechill will offer a 40 percent off gift card for use at their Dickson Street location, the release states. The shelter is located […]


    Driver Hits Utility Pole, Knocks Out Power In Bella Vista

    BELLA VISTA (KFSM) – A driver struck a utility pole in Bella Vista and knocked out power to several residences nearby on Saturday (Mar. 14), according to the Bella Vista Police Department. Police said they responded to a single-vehicle accident around 6:51 p.m. Saturday at the interstection of Chelsea Road and Clive Lane in Bella Vista. The driver faces multiple charges including public intoxication and leaving the scene of a property damage accident, police said. Police said the driver was arrested and taken to […]

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    War Eagle Mill Celebrates St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

    ROGERS (KFSM) – War Eagle Mill in Rogers is going green for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend. The War Eagle Mill will have traditional Celtic and American music in the Bean Palace Restaurant starting on Saturday (Mar. 14) with the Mudlarks from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Paddy O’Grill and Bill O’Sayle will perform on Sunday (Mar. 15) from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. In addition to live music, the Bean Palace Restaurant will have an Irish-inspired menu. People can also take their picture with a […]

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    Del Monte Foods Purchases Siloam Springs Vegetable Company

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) – One of the nation’s biggest canned food companies is moving into Siloam Springs. Del Monte Foods, Inc., based in San Francisco, announced the purchase of the Sager Creek Vegetable Company on Wednesday (Mar.11). Sager Creek is headquartered in Siloam Springs and was formerly called Allens, Inc. The company, which was purchased for $75 million, produces canned vegetables and generates an annual revenue of approximately $250 million. “Del Monte, which is a well-known name around the country, saw value in what […]

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    Naturals Job Fair Brings Out Big Crowd To Arvest Ballpark

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) –  Dozens of people came out to the Northwest Arkansas Naturals’ job fair on Tuesday (Mar. 10) at Arvest Ballpark in Springdale. The job fair was held from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Sam’s Club Community Room at the ballpark. “We have anyone from highschoolers that come out to work in our kid zone or help work as an usher all the way up to folks looking for a second job during the summer just […]

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    Lane Closures Expected On Highway 71B In Fayetteville

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Lane closures in Fayetteville will impact traffic starting on Tuesday (Mar. 10), according to the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The northbound and southbound inside lane of Highway 71B between Interstate 49 and North Gregg Avenue will be closed for about a week, according to a release. The lane closures will occur between 8 p.m and 6 a.m. Drivers are advised to consider alternate routes to reduce congestion in the work zone, the release states. In September, 2014, the Arkansas Highway Commission […]

  • Heart

    Daylight Saving Time Could Increase Risk Of Heart Attack

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – It’s Daylight Saving time, which means many of us had to wake up an hour earlier Monday (Mar. 9). That hour might not seem like a lot, but health experts say it can have more of an impact on your health than you might think. Researchers analyzed 2010-2013 data from hospitals in Michigan and found that they admitted an average of 32 heart attack patients on any given Monday, according to a published study. There was an average of […]

  • Shoplifting

    Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Shoplifting At Walmart In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A Fayetteville man was arrested on Sunday (Mar. 8) after allegedly stealing car headlights from a Walmart in Fayetteville, according to police. Jackson Parks, 20,  faces a shoplifting charge after police said he attempted to leave the store without paying for headlights. Police said they responded to a call for a shoplifter around 12:49 p.m. Sunday at the Walmart located at 3919 N. Mall Ave. in Fayetteville. According to a preliminary report, Parks paid for a phone and phone card inside the store before walking […]

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    Washington County Animal Shelter Offering Adoption Special

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – The Washington County Animal Shelter is offering $17 adoptions for dogs and cats through the end of March as part of their “Luck of the Irish” adoption special, according to a news release. All  pets come spayed or neutered, with up-to-date vaccinations and are microchipped, the release states. The shelter is located at 801 W. Clydesdale in Fayetteville. It’s open Monday through Friday from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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    Don’t Forget To Spring Forward This Weekend

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) –  It’s time again to change our clocks to Spring Forward! Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday (Mar. 8) at 2 a.m., so move your clocks ahead one hour. It’s also a good time to change the batteries in your smoke alarm. Since 2007, Daylight Saving Time begins on the second Sunday in March and ends on the first Sunday in November.


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