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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
lindawb@actionnewsnow.com

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

Redding homeless murder victim identified

Redding Police have identified the man murdered in his tent at a Redding homeless camp Tuesday morning.

Wildfire Disaster Assistance

Wildfire Disaster Assistance

Person taken to the hospital following Downtown Chico shooting

Chico Police are searching for a gunman who opened fire at downtown City Plaza Thursday morning.

New round of community meetings this week for Barber Yard Revitalization Project.

New round of community meetings this week for Barber Yard Revitalization Project.

'Festa Italiana' coming to Chico Sept. 18

"Festa Italiana," hosted by the Sons and Daughters of Italy will be in Chico on Sept. 18.

Red Bluff COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Appointments

Red Bluff COVID-19 Testing and Vaccine Appointments

Butte Supervisor Redistricting

Butte County Supervisor Redistricting Comments

Lawsuit filed over extra groundwater pumping

A local water watchdog non-profit has filed a suit against the federal government over plans to allow some districts to pump extra groundwater.

New Redding Chamber Tourism Director for Visit Redding

New Redding Chamber Tourism Director for Visit Redding

Honey Run Covered Bridge Association first annual golf tournament rescheduled

The proceeds of the first annual golf tournament will go to the reconstruction of the Honey Run Covered Bridge.

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The first of two storms moved over northern California late last night and this morning, but our weather has quieted for now. More rain showers will fall Saturday, but heavier rain and snow with stronger wind arrives Sunday.
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