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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11:30am

Mon August 4, 2014
Community

On the Road with the Chattahooligans

Credit Chattanooga Football Club

As the Chattanooga Football Club prepared to travel to Red Bull Arena to face the New York Red Bull U23 team in the National Premiere Soccer League Championship, the supporters for the team filled a bus with Chattahooligans to cheer on their home team. 

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10:27am

Mon August 4, 2014
Community

A Service Dog Can Change Your Life

Ryan and Nestor

Ryan Galloway did not need the assistance of a service animal until he was 36 years old. 

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10:12am

Mon August 4, 2014
Community

Best Job Ever - Knitting Instructor

Dana Chadwell, knitting instructor at Genuine Purl.
Credit Rabbit Zielke

Dana Chadwell teaches knitting at Genuine Purl on Market Street, just north of the Market Street Bridge.  

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9:46am

Wed July 30, 2014
Happenings

Shark Fest Celebrates Ocean Predator at the Tennessee Aquarium

Credit Tennessee Aquarium

The Tennessee Aquarium is celebrating sharks on Friday August 1, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:30 PM. 

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9:54am

Tue July 29, 2014
Happenings

Summer In the City, License to Thrill Benefits the American Cancer Society

The annual gala event for the American Cancer Society is coming up August 16th at the Stratton House. 

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10:05am

Thu July 24, 2014
Arts & Culture

Nerd Wars Becomes Geek Noosphere

Ravelry.com is a website for fiber enthusiasts and within the forums and discussion groups of this world wide network there are many competitions.  Nerd Wars: Geek Noosphere is a quarterly tournament that gathers teams of fiber enthusiasts to compete in a series of challenges. 

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10:05am

Tue July 22, 2014
Happenings

Something is Buzzing During the Honey Harvest at the Creative Discovery Museum

Credit Rabbit Zielke

The annual Honey Harvest at the Creative Discovery Museum is July 26th and 27th from noon to 4 pm. 

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10:05am

Tue July 15, 2014
Community

Food For Summer With the Children's Summer Feeding Program

The Chattanooga Area Food Bank received a grant from Conagra to help provide food for the Children's Summer Feeding Program. 

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10:04am

Fri July 11, 2014
Arts & Culture

Wiggy Wanda: A Book That Helps Explain Cancer to Children

Credit Kathy Washburn

Children’s books delight and entertain but sometimes they serve a more serious purpose.  Some of the books written by children’s author Kathy Mashburn have valuable lessons embedded in their colorful pages. 

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10:06am

Thu July 10, 2014
Happenings

Summer Chess Camp Ready to Prepare Future Chess Champs

Rabbit Zielke is joined by Signal Mountain Chess Association members Nicholas Barrett, Daniel Miranda, Adrian Andreescu, Coach Bill Cheal, and camp counselor George Andreescu to talk about Summer Chess Camp with the Mountain Education Foundation July 14 - 18.
Credit Stacy Miranda

If you want to keep your game sharp, you have to keep practicing it.  That is part of the idea behind the Summer Chess Camp that is being offered by the Mountain Education Foundation

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10:05am

Wed July 9, 2014
Happenings

United Way of Greater Chattanooga is Going to Stuff the Bus

Credit United Way of Greater Chattanooga

The United Way of Greater Chattanooga is collecting school supplies for the annual Stuff the Bus Campaign. 

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10:49am

Tue July 8, 2014
Happenings

What's In Store For New LEED Certification?

LEED certification is a standard for sustainable building set by the United States Green Building Council for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and green|spaces is offering a chance to learn more about the latest LEED standards LEED IV.

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10:00am

Mon July 7, 2014
Happenings

UnifiEd is Hosting Debates With the District 5 and District 9 School Board Candidates

A local grass roots organization is working to encourage involvement in Hamilton County Public Schools.  UnifiEd  is hosting debates between the candidates for school board seats  in District 5 and District 9.

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10:08am

Wed July 2, 2014
Happenings

Zoe's Rainbow Dash Adds Color to a Charity 5K

Zoe McDonough reminds us all that Life Is Sweet.

Zoe’s Rainbow Dash is coming up on the 4th of July at the Hamilton Place Mall starting at 8:00 am. 

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10:06am

Tue July 1, 2014
Education

Finding Help to Return to College

Most people think of college as they are completing high school but there are plenty of adult students that decide to obtain a college degree later in life.  The problem is, how do they find funding?  Where do they start? 

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