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.
The non-profit was named after a Chico Woman who was murdered.
Opening night is February 14th
One reception in Chico, one in Oroville as organizers beging to gear up for Relay for Life 2019.
The Museum is offering a special week to celebrate anthropology's infine curiosity and appreciation of human diversity.
Formerly Career Trek, Stem Adventure to take place at Butte Community College February 23rd.
Las Plumas High School team wins Butte County Academic Decathalon.
Alert Lassen County Deputy credited with making arrest.
Chico Area Interfaith Council hosting Celebration of Life in memory of the 86 lives lost in the Camp FIre.
There were 250 in attendance for the appreciation dinner in Chico.
A non-fiction book was released ahead of the 2nd anniversary of the Oroville Dam Spillway Emergency.