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.
Glenn County Business Owners invited to take part in Butte College Town Hall
Garden Stroll & Mimosa Brunch planned for May 15th
State Lawmakers considering letting parents be added as dependents on health insurance.
Man dies in fiery head-on crash with semi-truck hauling ammonia
End the Silence Youth Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Summit is Thursday. Use the link below to learn more.
The North State Planning and Development Collective at CSU, Chico is focusing on wildfire resiliency during its Spring Economic Summit.
Spring Economic Summit "Resilient North State"
Lassen Volcanic National Park snow-clearing progress
This is the 7th year for the competition, which features the works of students selected by art teachers from schools throughout Butte County.
Butte County Office of Education Superintendent's High School Art Show 2021