Rabbit Zielke

Feature News Producer

Rabbit has been on the air at WUTC since 1993.  Originally a music host on the weekends and the producer/host of Celtic Harvest, she began producing news segments for Around and About Chattanooga in 2006.  Rabbit is an alumna of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga obtaining a BS in Exceptional Education and MPA with a concentration in Nonprofit Management.  Her background includes teaching, technical writing, IT, electronics technician, US Navy veteran and roller derby announcer.  Rabbit and her husband Jack live in Harrison Tennessee.

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10:28am

Sat July 18, 2015
Community

As Chattanooga Mourns, Residents Struggle To Find Meaning In The Killings

Flags and balloons sit near the entrance to the Amincola Highway site where the second round of shootings happened.
Credit Michael Edward Miller

Shock continues to ripple through Chattanooga, Tenn., as residents try to cope with Thursday's attack. Rabbit Zielke of WUTC reports on the community's reaction.

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10:55am

Fri July 17, 2015
Community

Chattanoogans Find Killings Of Four Marines 'Incomprehensible'

Officials are trying to piece together why a man shot the Marines yesterday in a rampage at two military facilities. As details emerge, people in Chattanooga are asking how this could happen there.

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3:52am

Fri July 17, 2015
Community

Chattanooga: A 'Great City With a Broken Heart' After Marines Murdered

A vigil was held at The Basilica of Sts. Peter and Paul in downtown Chattanooga.

Two shooting incidents at Chattanooga military facilities killed four Marines, injured three other military personnel and injured one police officer.  The alleged gunman, 24-year-old Mohammod Youssuf Abdulazeez, also died.  Officials are not yet revealing whether police or military personnel killed Abulazeez or whether he committed suicide.

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3:08am

Fri July 17, 2015

1:28pm

Thu July 9, 2015
Arts & Culture

Get Pop-Cultured with Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble at Hamilton Place Mall is presenting a month of pop culture with activities that feature the culture of the 1950's, 60's, 70's, 80's and beyond. 

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1:13pm

Thu July 9, 2015
Arts & Culture

All American Summer Concerts at the Hunter Museum of American Art

The Hunter Museum of American Art is hosting the All American Summer Concert Series on Thursday evenings from 6:00 to 7:30 pm. 

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11:20am

Mon July 6, 2015
Arts & Culture

American Impressionism at the Hunter Museum

Credit Hunter Museum of American Art

The temporary exhibit at the Hunter Museum of American Art features the work of French painter Claude Monet and the American artists that followed his Impressionism movement. 

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1:54pm

Thu July 2, 2015
Community

Do You Want To Win A Blue Ribbon?

The Hamilton County Fair will host the Home Centered Competitions at the 26th Annual County Fair on September 26th and 27th at Chester Frost Park. 

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1:32pm

Thu July 2, 2015
Arts & Culture

Cooking with the American Diabetes Association

Credit Linda Gassenheimer

The American Diabetes Association has endorsed a series of cookbooks designed to provide quick and easy meals that meet the dietary requirements for someone living with diabetes. 

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12:03pm

Wed June 24, 2015
Skyglow

Chasing the Last Dark Skies

Wupatki by Harun Mehmedinovic.
Credit Harun Mehmedinovic

Astrophotographer Harun Mehmedinovic is visiting the last places in North America where you can still see the Milky Way simply by looking at the night sky. 

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11:42am

Wed June 24, 2015
Community

Best Job Ever - Deli Owner

Always ready with the special of the day, Bruce Weiss is passionate about his New York Style restaurant, the River Street Deli.
Credit Rabbit Zielke

As part of the Best Job Ever Series we spoke with Bruce Weiss, owner of the River Street Deli, about his passion for cooking and sharing the New York Deli experience in Chattanooga.

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10:58am

Wed June 24, 2015
Education

Listening to the Lake Sturgeon in the Tennessee River

Bernie Kuhadja monitors Lake Sturgeon on the River Gorge Explorer.
Credit Tennessee Aquarium

Several Lake Sturgeon have been tagged with special markers that can be tracked with new technology added to the Tennessee Aquarium's River Gorge Explorer and listening devices along the Tennessee River. 

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10:20am

Wed June 24, 2015
Community

Ribbon Cutting Planned for Greens

Greens is already open for business and will celebrate the regions first sustainable building materials and supplies store with a ribbon cutting on Thursday June 25, 2015 at 2:00 pm. 

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2:04pm

Fri June 19, 2015
Education

Read-A-Palooza Provides Carnival of Reading Fun

The Bookmark Fairy (Rabbit Zielke) reads a children's bookat Read-A-Palooza.

The United Way of Greater Chattanooga is hosting the 8th annual Day of Action with Read-A-Palooza at the Hamilton Place Mall on Saturday, June 20, 2015. 

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1:35pm

Thu June 18, 2015
Veterans

Tri-State Women Veterans Hosts Chartering Ceremony

The Tri-State Women Veterans will become a chartered unit of Military Women Across the Nation with a ceremony held at the June 20th meeting. 

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