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.



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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Tue February 5, 2013
Flashback Prom

Celebrating Prom

Flashback Prom hosted by Chattanooga Friends in support of the Speech and Hearing Center will be Saturday February 16, 2013 at the Double Tree downtown Chattanooga. 

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Mon February 4, 2013
Charity Challenge

Running for Funding

The Scenic City Half Marathon and 5K and  Charity Challenge will be Saturday February 23, 2013 starting at Finley Stadium. 

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Fri February 1, 2013
Cocktails for Conservation

Supporting Conservation at the Zoo

The annual Cocktails for Conservation at the Chattanooga Zoo will be held Friday February 8th from 6 to 9 PM. 

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Thu January 31, 2013
National Mentoring Month

Mentoring Makes a Difference


Thu January 31, 2013
No Refusal

Refuse a blood test for DUI? Not anymore.

The "No Refusal Law" is in effect in Tennessee which removes any chance a driver believed to be impaired by drugs or alcohol can refuse a blood test. 

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Wed January 30, 2013

Convention Center, Visitor's Bureau Win Magazine Awards

Chattanooga Convention Center
Credit Chattanooga Convention Center

The Chattanooga Convention Center and the Convention and Visitors Bureau have both won top awards from different publications.

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Tue January 29, 2013
Arts & Culture

Sweeney Todd at UTC

The Stephen Sondheim production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will be performed in February by the combined departments of Opera and Theater at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. 

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Fri January 25, 2013
Save Water Drink Wine

Drink Wine and Help Protect Clean Water

TenneSEA and CaribbeanSEA are hosting a brand new event at The Barn Nursery to benefit clean water programs in the region and locations around the world. 

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Thu January 24, 2013
Contemporary Music

60x60 at UTC

60x60 logo

60x60 presents 60 seconds of 60 contemporary composer's work in 60 minutes and will be performed at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga on Monday, January 28, 2013. 

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Wed January 23, 2013

3rd Grade Challenge

Chattanooga's Education Arts and Culture is launching the 3rd Grade Challenge, an initiative to improve literacy by working to bring every child to a 3rd grade reading level at or before 3rd grade.

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Tue January 22, 2013
Dinosaurs:Land of Fire and Ice

Dinosaurs at the Creative Discovery Museum

Dinosaurs:Land of Fire and Ice at the Creative Discovery Museum

The second floor of the Creative Discovery Museum has traveled back in time and is now inhabited by dinosaurs!  The visiting exhibit Dinosaurs:Land of Fire and Ice provides multiple stations exploring life for the dinosaurs in the warm climate of a prehistoric Minnesota and the snowy landscape of Alaska.

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Thu January 17, 2013
Hottdoggers & The Buns They Ride

Inside the Wienermobile

Hotdoggers Eliot Pattee and Anggela Pimentel inside the Wienermobile
Credit Rabbit Zielke

The Oscar Mayer Wienermobile has been rolling along the roadways of America since 1936 and the newest model of this hotdog icon stopped in Chattanooga for a few days.  

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Wed January 16, 2013
Backstage With Louis Armstrong

One Man Show Depicts Armstrong's Life

Danny Mullen in

Danny Mullen performs "Backstage With Louis Armstrong" in the Roland Hayes Concert Hall at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga's Fine Arts Center on Friday, January 18th at 7:30 PM. 

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Tue January 15, 2013
TN Sandhill Crane Festival

Have you ever seen a Sandhill Crane?

The 2nd Annual Tennessee Sandhill Crane Festival is January 19 and 20 at the Birchwood School and the Hiwassee Refuge. 

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