Brandon Benitez

Brandon is sports reporter for Action News Now.

Title: Sports reporter

Brandon Benitez joined the Action News now family in August 2019 as the Sports Reporter.

He comes from Los Angeles where he worked in sports production at KCBS. Brandon graduated from California State University, Northridge in 2018 with a Bachelor’s in Journalism emphasizing in broadcast.

Brandon loves playing basketball, soccer, being outdoors, and talking about every sport you can think of.

Brandon’s always looking to cover sports in the North State so he’d love to hear what’s new in the community.

Recent Posts by Brandon Benitez

Butte womens turnaround

The Butte womens' basketball team turned their program around in just three seasons, The Roadrunners won a league title, but have come a long way since Head Coach Tyler Newton took over.

Oroville Cheer is Las Vegas bound

Oroville High Cheer is heading to Las Vegas for the first time

U-Prep dominates soccer

The U-Prep girl's soccer team went undefeated in the regular season for the second year in a row, but they have their eyes set on a state championship.

Pearce dominates in Vegas

Red Bluff native Paige Pearce showed up and showed out in one the biggest archery tournaments in the world.

2020 NSCIF playoff basketball seedings

The 2020 regular season for boys' and girls' high school basketball is over. Next up, playoffs.

Chico State wins CCAA opener

Final Score: Chico State 8 San Francisco State 4

Pleasant Valley Cheer brings it on

The Pleasant Valley cheer squad placed second in the nation for the Universal Cheerleaders Association Competition in the large varsity non-tumbling category in Orlando, FL.

Chico boys turn it around

The Chico High boys basketball team beat Foothill on Tuesday night in a thrilling 48-46 win. Now, the two sides share first place in the eastern athletic league.

EAL up for grabs

Chico hosts Foothill for a chance to share first place in the EAL boys basketball league.

Subway Scholar Athlete of the Week: Savannah Leak

Savannah Leak is a senior from University Prep.

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