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
  • Freedom

    Greenwood Celebrates July 4th With Freedom Fest

    GREENWOOD (KFSM) – The City of Greenwood celebrated the 4th of July with Freedom Fest on Saturday (July 4). Freedom Fest, an annual tradition in Greenwood, was held Saturday at Town Square. The event featured a 5K run, pageant, live music, games and food.  

  • Rodeo

    71st Annual Rodeo Of The Ozarks Kicks Off

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Some of the best cowboys and cowgirls in the country will be in Springdale this week to compete in the rodeo. The 71st annual Rodeo of the Ozarks will be held at Parsons Stadium in Springdale. The four-day event runs from Wednesday, July 1 until Saturday, July 4. “It’s like going to a football or basketball professional game, these are pros,” said Rick Culver, executive director of the Rodeo of the Ozarks. “So, it’s not just what […]

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    Springdale Fire Department Urges Safety With Fireworks

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – With the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaching, the Springdale Fire Department is urging residents to take precautions when using fireworks. Capt. Dustin Kelley said he recommends that residents have eye protection on when they shoot fireworks. Also, roman candles and sparklers should never be held in your hands. “We suggest that you have eye protection on when you shoot them,” he said. “Don’t hold them in your hands, even fireworks or roman candles. A lot of […]

  • Farmers Market

    Bentonville Farmers Market Moves To New Location

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – Vendors at the Bentonville Farmers Market had to set up at a new location on Saturday (June 20). Vendor booths were moved to locations on the street surrounding the square, rather than on the lawn of the square itself. The market will now extend north on Main Street and west on NW 2nd Street. “It’s a little warmer on the street, but the feedback we’re getting from our customers, they kinda like not being jammed up on […]

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    Madison County Mudslide Causes Concern Among Residents

    MADISON COUNTY (KFSM) – A mudslide in Madison County is causing concern for the people who drive near it every day. Richard Hollingsworth and his family live along County Road 4115 in Madison County. They’ve lived there for 30 years and said they’ve never seen conditions this bad. “This is the worst I’ve ever seen it,” he said. “On this hillside there isn’t anything but big trees. When that gives way and when the rain comes it’s just going to […]

  • Rogers Fire Station

    New Fire Station To Cut Down Response Times In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) – A new $2.3 million fire station in Rogers is expected to improve response times in the city. The fire station is located at 1800 W New Hope Rd. in Rogers. It’s replacing the old Station 2 on 17th Street, which was built in 1972. “We estimate that it’s going to save somewhere between 30 and 35 seconds for every call they go on,” said Fire Chief Tom Jenkins, with the Rogers Fire Department. Jenkins said the department […]

  • Hog Fans

    Fans Pack Local Sports Bars To Watch Hogs Game

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Fans packed sports bars in Fayetteville on Monday (June 15) to watch the Arkansas-Miami game. Dozens were seen at Buffalo Wild Wings cheering on the Razorbacks. “Hog fans are Hog fans,” said Zachary Bibb. “You know they’re always going to be around. I feel like everyone is excited.” Monday’s game was delayed due to rain in Omaha. Fans like Jason Nickell said despite the late start, he wasn’t going to miss the game. “It’s summer, it’s Omaha […]

  • Pool

    Funeral Set For Springdale Boy Who Died Following Pool Accident

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Funeral arrangements have been set for a young boy who died following a pool accident at an apartment complex in Springdale. The funeral for 8-year-old Deyonte Walker will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday (June 17) at Westfield Chapel in Springdale, according to the funeral home’s website. Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock confirmed on Sunday (June 14) that Walker died. The boy was taken to the hospital after being pulled from a pool at Keystone Crossing Apartments […]

  • Rollover Accident

    One Person Airlifted Following Car Crash Near Rogers

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – A person was airlifted to a hospital following a two-vehicle accident near Rogers Sunday (June 14), according to the Rogers Fire Department. The person was taken to Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville, said Omar Carrillo, with the Rogers Fire Department. He said two others were taken to Mercy Hospital in Rogers. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time. The accident happened around 8:30 a.m. Sunday on U.S. Highway 12 just east of Rogers near […]


    Man Killed By Lightning Strike At Beaver Lake

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) –  A man was killed by a lightning strike at Beaver Lake on Saturday (June 13), according to officials. Officials said the 22-year-old man from Missouri was on a guided fishing tour with a guide and his wife when their boat was hit by lightning. Authorities identified the fishing guide as Joseph Farkas, 57, of Missouri. Farkas operates a striper guide service. Farkas was arrested at the scene, after authorties discovered he had prior warrants. Authorities said the […]

  • THunder on the mountain

    Thunder On The Mountain In Ozark Canceled

    OZARK (KFSM) – Thunder on the Mountain in Ozark was canceled on Saturday (June 13), according to its Facebook page. The post read, “It is with great regret that due to circumstances beyond our control, we are unable to hold Thunder on the Mountain which was due to take place June 26 – 28 near Ozark, AR. A separate statement regarding ticket refunds will be made direct to ticket holders.” The country music festival was scheduled to be held June […]

  • OmaHogs1

    Fans Shop For Omahogs Apparel In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Razorback fans can get their official College World Series merchandise at stores in Fayetteville. The Razorback Shop at the Northwest Arkansas Mall got a shipment of Omahogs shirts in on Wednesday (June 10). Store Manager Nick Miller said the merchandise is going fast. “Everybody is coming in for the Omahogs right now,” he said. “The phones are going off and everybody is just coming in to grab some. Can’t get them out quick enough. They’re just flying […]


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