Linda produces and anchors Action News Now at Noon, and is also the producer of Action News Now at 6 p.m. on CBS 12 and NBC 24.
Linda Watkins-Bennett is a native Chicoan who has been honored by the "You Know You're From Chico When..." group as an "Official Chico Icon". She brings an "insider's" perspective to our news coverage.
Linda produces and anchors Action News Now at Noon, and is also the producer of Action News Now at 6 p.m. on CBS 12 and NBC 24. She is an award winning journalist, who has been reporting North State news for more than 25 years.
A graduate of CSU, Chico Linda promotes and regularly participates in community activities. She speaks at career days and service club meetings, judges parades and contests, serves on scholarship committees and emcees important events. Linda has helped to raise money for the 13th District PTA, the former Big Brothers Big Sisters of Butte County and Easter Seals of Northern California.
She has been recognized for her work by the California Farm Bureau, the Farm Bureaus of Butte and Tehama Counties, the Tehama County Cattlemen's Association, Passages Adult Resource Center, the Chico Shrine Club, Corning Exchange Club, Chico Economic Planning Corporation, The Chico Community Coalition and the late Cal Worthington...for support of the Glenn Medical Foundation's "Splendor in the Valley" Benefit.
When she's not at work Linda enjoys spending time with her husband and son, as well as movies, music, art and gardening.
If you have a story idea for Linda you can send her a message on Facebook.
Protesters took to the streets of Downtown Chico, to demonstrate against Gov. Gavin Newsom's new COVID-19 curfew.
Click the link below to learn more about the EnloeAnywhere Telehealth program.
A standout volleyball player at Chico High School signed to play at the next level Friday.
Gov. Gavin Newsom appointed a new Judge to serve in the Butte County Superior Court.
Chico's Assistant City Manager is moving on.
Free Virtual Film Festival and discussion with Filmmaker November 15th.
Butte County Supervisors gave final approval Tuesday to a new ordinance governing hemp production.
The Veterans Garden Project is offering a free plant giveaway to Veterans and their families.
A Chico High School student tested positive for Coronavirus.
Butte County could have an Industrial Hemp Ordinance in place by the end of the year.
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