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.
Town Leaders in Paradise are celebrating a major step toward rebuilding after the Camp Fire.
A Corning man charged with murdering his own mother waived his right to a preliminary hearing in Tehama County Superior Court Monday and will head straight to trial.
A Chico man survived a crash that tore his car in two in Trinity County.
Community Air Protection Program Grant Information
The Butte County Air Quality Management District has $859,639 from California's Community Air Protection Program for grants to help improve air quality.
Chico School Board Meeting is Wednesday
CSUC President Gayle Hutchinson talked about the challenges of COVID-19 safety and the plans to get students back to in-person classes.
Two people are dead after a collision on Highway 70 in Oroville Thursday evening.
Thursday, February 11th is National 211 Day, a time to celebrate the network of 211 providers who serve millions of Americans every year.
California Health Department Equity Metric explained
Data is updated nightly.
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