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.



Tue March 5, 2013
Autism Awareness

What Redefining Autism Might Mean

Proposed changes to the definition of autism in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders may impact services to some people who have autism. 

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Mon March 4, 2013
Musical Theater

Back Alley Productions Presents 'The Fantasticks'

Back Alley Productions will be presenting the musical The Fantasticks March 8, 9, 15 and 16 at 7:30 in the Walker Community Theater in Rock Spring Georgia. 

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Thu February 28, 2013
Urban Farms

Urban Farmer Will Allen Visits Crabtree Farms

Will Allen began a movement more than 20 years ago to develop farms in the middle of cities. 

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Thu February 21, 2013
Read Across Chattanooga

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss!

Read Across Chattanooga 2012
Credit United Way of Greater Chattanooga


Wed February 20, 2013
Better Block Glass Street

Transforming Glass Street from the outside in

Better Block Glass Street is working with neighbors and volunteers to invigorate a community.  The Glass House Collective has been working with businesses and residents near the intersection of Glass Street and North Chamberlain Avenue to revitalize the area. 

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Tue February 19, 2013
Rise Up Chattanooga

A Rung Up on Art

Credit Rabbit Zielke

Rise Up Chattanooga is a temporary sculpture combining ladders on loan from the community to represent how we come together to achieve our hopes and dreams.  The goal is to collect 500 ladders that will be leaning on each other to climb toward the sky. 

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Mon February 18, 2013
Lecture at the Hunter Museum of Art

How Art Can Help Healing

In this interview, Cam Busch discusses art and health.  The 13th annual Cam Busch Endowed Arts for Health Lecture Series will be Thursday, February 21, 2013 from 6:00 to 8:00 pm at the Hunter Museum of American Art. 

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Fri February 15, 2013
BMW of Chattanooga Donates 1M

Bidding Begins on BMW Auction for Austin Hatcher Foundation

Amy Jo Osborn accepting the 1 M donated by BMW of Chattanooga
Credit Rabbit Zielke


Thu February 14, 2013
Thruhike on the Great Eastern Trail

Hike the GET

Jo "Someday" Swanson and "HillyBilly Bart" Houck

Jo "Someday" Swanson and "Hillbilly Bart" Houck are the first people to attempt a thruhike on the Great Eastern Trail (GET), which is America's newest long-distance trail and stretches 1800 miles across nine states. 

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Wed February 13, 2013
Young and Wiser

New Chattanooga Nonprofit Teaches Life Skills for Young Adults

People aren't born with instruction manuals and the transition from youth to young adult can be pretty tricky.  Young and Wiser is a nonprofit that works with high school and college students to develop life skills leading to success. 

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Tue February 12, 2013

Uncensored at the Tennessee Aquarium

Credit Tennessee Aquarium

If you ever wanted to learn more about the "facts of life" for animals at the Tennessee Aquarium the Uncensored:Tennessee Aquarium After Hours event on February 14th will provide an adult education. 

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Mon February 11, 2013
Project Access

Denim & Diamonds & Disco Event To Benefit Uninsured

The Medical Foundation of Chattanooga and the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society have operated Project Access providing specialized health care for uninsured people in Hamilton County since 2004. 

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Fri February 8, 2013
Mardi Gras

Mardi Gras Masquerade To Benefit Junior League

The Junior League of Chattanooga is hosting a Mid Day Masquerade in celebration of Mardi Gras on Saturday February 9th at the Car Barn from 3:00 to 6:00 PM. 

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Thu February 7, 2013
National Girls and Women in Sports Day

Girls and Sports

Credit NGWSD

In celebration of National Girls and Women in Sports Day, the Lady Mocs Basketball team will spend Saturday February 9, 2013 mentoring youth from Girls Inc. of Chattanooga

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Wed February 6, 2013
Married by Captain

Wedding on the Water

The Tennessee River may not be where you would expect to be married on a boat but the captains on the Tennessee Aquarium's River Gorge Explorer are fully licensed to perform weddings. 

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