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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.

Title: Anchor

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

New non-profit launched to fight domestic violence

The non-profit was named after a Chico Woman who was murdered.

Inspire Students Present The Addams Family Musical

Opening night is February 14th

Butte County Relay for Life Hosting Two Cancer Survivor Receptions

One reception in Chico, one in Oroville as organizers beging to gear up for Relay for Life 2019.

I Heart Anthropology Week Starts Saturday at Valene L. Smith Museum of Anthropology

The Museum is offering a special week to celebrate anthropology's infine curiosity and appreciation of human diversity.

AAUW Offers STEM Adventuure for Middle-School Girls

Formerly Career Trek, Stem Adventure to take place at Butte Community College February 23rd.

Las Plumas High Students to Compete in State Academic Decathalon

Las Plumas High School team wins Butte County Academic Decathalon.

Subway Robbery Suspect Arrested

Alert Lassen County Deputy credited with making arrest.

Camp Fire Memorial to be Broadcast on Action News Now

Chico Area Interfaith Council hosting Celebration of Life in memory of the 86 lives lost in the Camp FIre.

Teachers and Nurses Honored Following Camp Fire

There were 250 in attendance for the appreciation dinner in Chico.

New Book Released About Oroville Dam Spillway Emergency

A non-fiction book was released ahead of the 2nd anniversary of the Oroville Dam Spillway Emergency.

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