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Linda Watkins-Bennett

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.

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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.

Recent Posts by Linda Watkins-Bennett

Butte D.A. Warns Against Price Gouging

Disaster Emergency Law bans price hikes over 10 percent.

Paradise Couple Works to Prevent Drowsy Driving

Rod and Mary Cassidy are on a mission to prevent crashes like the one that killed their 19 year old daughter.

Adopt A Soldier for Christmas Accepting Donations

The deadline to donate for shipping is Nov. 16.

Shasta Lake Veteran's Parade Nov. 10

The event is the biggest Veteran's Parade north of Fresno.

Paradise Town Hall Gets Makeover

A council member's donation helped make it happen.

Chico Children's Museum to Open in January

Benefit planned for November 17th.

Soggy Dog Day is Saturday in Chico

Dogs get the chance to swim and play in Shapiro Pool.

Cowboy Folklore and Music is Saturday in Chico

Knights of Columbus is hosting its 3rd Annual Cowboy Folklore and Music Dinner Event.

Butte Home Health & Hospice Offers "5 Wishes" Presentation

Free presenation to recognize National Hospice Month.

"Love Paradise" Making A Difference Friday and Saturday

Volunteers will team up for 3 hours of clean up both days.

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