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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

    Bella Vista Man Killed In Car Crash

    BELLA VISTA (KFSM) – A man was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Friday (June 5) in Benton County, according to Arkansas State Police. State police identified the man as Thomas Singleton, 38, of Bella Vista. The fatal accident happened at 12:18 a.m. Friday on Interstate 49 in Benton County, state police said. Singleton was traveling north on I-49 when he lost control, traveled onto the east shoulder and struck two barrels and a cement wall, according to state police. […]

  • VIDEO: Razorback Fans Line Up Early For Super Regional

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Hundreds of Razorback fans waited in line on Saturday (June 6) to get into Baum Stadium for the second game of the NCAA Super Regional. Arkansas beat Missouri State 18-4 on Friday (June 5) in front of a record crowd for actual attendance. Game two is at 1:05p.m. on ESPN2. Arkansas only needs to win one of the two remaining games to move on to the College World Series in Omaha, Nebraska.

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    Fayetteville School Gets A Summer Makeover

    FAYETEVILLE (KFSM) – A local school in Fayetteville is getting an entire interior renovation over the summer. Teachers at the Agee-Lierly Life Preparation Services Center were busy packing up their classrooms on Wednesday (June 3). The school will be undergoing a half-million dollar makeover. It’s the first major renovation since the building was built in 1965. “They are coming in and they are going to gut everything and then redo our building, so it’s really nice for the students,” said […]

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    U of A Students Wait Hours For Super Regional Tickets

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) –  Hundreds of University of Arkansas students waited in line Wednesday (June 3) to get tickets to this weekend’s NCAA Super Regional at Baum Stadium. The U of A gave out 250 general admission tickets in the Hog Pen to students. Tickets were purchased for $15 at the Razorback Ticket Center starting at 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. Trent Childress, a junior at the university, waited in line all morning to get a ticket. He said he’s excited to watch […]

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    Hundreds Of International Associates Tour Walmart Museum

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – Hundreds of international associates were in Bentonville on Tuesday (June 2) to tour the Walmart Museum. Alan Dranow, Senior Director of the Walmart Heritage Group, said more than six thousand people are expected to go through the museum this week. “Aside from doing a really deep cleaning of the museum, we make sure the exhibits are fresh and that they’re reflective of this year,” he said. The museum features displays on the history of the world’s largest […]

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    Walmart Shareholders Week Brings In Thousands To Northwest Arkansas

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Thousands of people are in Northwest Arkansas this week for Walmart Shareholders Week. The 14,000 expected Walmart shareholders and associates come from all over the world representing 28 countries. “There’s lot of singing and dancing with the different cultures mixing and we’re really jamming it out on the drums,” said Celvin Seager, an associate from South Africa. Gary Blackbeard is visiting the United States from South Africa for the first time. He said he’s looking forward to […]

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    Ozark Regional Transit To Test New Routes In Springdale

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Ozark Regional Transit has designed and implemented four demonstration routes for workers in Springdale. The routes will be implemented on Monday (Jun. 1) and will traverse through neighborhoods and thoroughfares, not previously serviced by established bus routes, according to a release. “This is the opportunity to show how public transit can truly impact a community,” said Joel Gardner, Executive Director of ORT. These routes, and all other ORT routes, will be available for Tyson-Berry St. employees […]

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    Bentonville Students Sleep Outside To Raise Money For Good Cause

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – Students at Bentonville High School are sleeping outside in makeshift shelters to raise awareness of families who are living in substandard housing. “Sleep Out” was held in the parking lot at Bentonville High School. The event began 6 p.m. Saturday (May 30) and concluded 7 a.m. Sunday (May 31). Students set up tents and built shelters from boxes and other materials to spend the night in. All money raised will go to support Habitat for Humanity of Benton […]

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    High Five: Bentonville Police K-9 Dogs Get New Bulletproof Vests

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) –  The streets of Bentonville just got a bit safer for the police department’s K-9 unit. Bentonville’s four-legged officers will now wear bullet and stab resistant vests. PetArmor, Walmart and Sam’s Club teamed up to donate three protection vests, a total of $2,850, to the Bentonville Police Department’s K-9 Unit. “The new vests are stab resistant and firearms resistant,” said Cpl. Guary Morgan, Bentonville Police Department. “They are a lot lighter. They will be a lot cooler on the dog and more functional […]

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    Gravette Mayor Gets Help From Community Following House Fire

    GRAVETTE (KFSM) – The Mayor of Gravette and his family are looking ahead after a fire destroyed their home on Sunday (May 17). Fire crews said they responded to a house on fire around 10:30 a.m. Sunday at a residence located on 11th Avenue in Gravette. Gravette Mayor Kurt Maddox and his family were at church at the time of the fire. The family’s four dogs made it out of the house, but Maddox said their two guinea pigs were killed. “We came home and there were […]

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    American Pharoah Wins Preakness Stakes

    CBS News – American Pharoah won the Preakness by seven lengths in driving rain Saturday, keeping alive his Triple Crown bid. With victories in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, American Pharoah needs a win in the Belmont Stakes to become the sport’s first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. American Pharoah will bring a six-race winning streak into Belmont on June 6 in New York. Trained by Bob Baffert, American Pharoah was a heavy favorite in the Preakness despite starting […]

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    Hundreds Crowd Van Buren For Old Timer’s Day Festival

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) – Hundreds came out to enjoy the annual Old Timer’s Day Festival in Van Buren on Saturday (May 16). The festival is being held May 15 through May 17 along Main Street in downtown Van Buren. There’s a variety of activities, including live music, carnival rides, food, arts and new this year helicopter rides, The festival is sponsored by Old Town Merchants Association.


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