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 historic farm house at the ranch is decorated for Christmas.
Chuck Norris thanked firefighters at an appreciation dinner held in Chico Thursday evening.
The event is fun for the family and helps children with Autism.
Boxer Ava Knight visited Chico just days after the latest win in the ring in Las Vegas.
The Red Cross Shelter brings change to Orland Avenue of Lights.
Chico Community Concert Band to perform.
The event offers free portraits for people impacted by the Camp Fire.
The U.S. Postal Service is reopening the Magalia and Stirling City Post Offices.
The Family friendly event kicks off at 5 p.m.
The 6th annual Christmas dance performance will take place on Dec. 7, Dec. 8 and Dec. 9.