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.



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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Fri December 14, 2012
Pediatric Injury Prevention

Avoiding Injury by Toy

Credit Rabbit Zielke

Erlanger's Safe and Sound program promotes pediatric injury prevention through education.  The excitement and distraction of Christmas increases the chance of an accident that might cause injury to a child. 

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Thu December 13, 2012
Holiday Fun

Snow on Lookout Mountain for a Ruby Red Christmas

Credit Ruby Falls

Once again there is guaranteed snow on Lookout Mountain for the holidays, at least at Ruby Falls for Ruby Red Christmas every weekend in December.  

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Fri December 7, 2012
Holiday Boat Parade

Light up the Boats

MarineMax boat will lead parade.
Credit Rabbit Zielke

Downtown Chattanooga will light up this weekend with the Holiday Starlight Parade, Lighted Boat Parade and Fireworks Finale. 

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Thu December 6, 2012
Holiday at the Zoo

Santa and Snow Leopards

The animals at the Chattanooga Zoo have updated their wish lists while holiday lights brighten the night in a stroll through the zoo. 

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Wed December 5, 2012
Youth Theater

Young Actors and Bad Kids

Director Colleen Laliberte

Colleen Laliberte is directing The Best Christmas Pageant Ever at the Mountain Arts Community Center on Signal Mountain December 14th through the 16th. 

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Mon December 3, 2012
Young Entrepreneurship

Young Entrepreneurs Compete

LAUNCH hosted the High School Entrepreneurship Competition on December 2 with the winning team taking home a $10,000 prize package. 

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Thu November 29, 2012

Sneak Peek at New Improvements in Memorial's Old Theater

Credit EAC

The Community Theater on the third floor of the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Auditorium is being renovated but you can get a peek at the work going on in this historic building at an Open House on December 4th. 

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Wed November 28, 2012
Hillbilly Horseshoes

The Next Corn Hole Champion

Corn Hole Board

The Southside Cowart Place Neighborhood Association is hosting the fourth annual Corn Hole Tournament at MAINx24 on Saturday, December 1, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. 

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Tue November 27, 2012
Sister Cities

A visit from a Sister City

Visitors from Chattanooga's first sister city, Hamm Germany, traveled to the Scenic City to celebrate 35 years of friendship. 

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Mon November 26, 2012
Courthouse Birthday

Courthouse Centennial Celebration Starts Early

The Hamilton County Courthouse turns 100 next year.  A photo exhibit showing the courthouse's history is already in place, and an open house will happen on Tuesday, December 11. 

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Mon November 19, 2012
Holiday Tradition

Bah Humbug! at the Tivoli

Closed Door Entertainment will offer the holiday season's first Bah Humbug with a Christmas Carol performed at the Tivoli November 23 - 25. 

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Fri November 16, 2012
Best Outdoor City

And the winner is - Chattanooga

Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine has named Chattanooga the Best Outdoor City in the 2012 Best Mountain Towns poll.

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