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.
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 High Cheer is heading to Las Vegas for the first time
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.
Red Bluff native Paige Pearce showed up and showed out in one the biggest archery tournaments in the world.
The 2020 regular season for boys' and girls' high school basketball is over. Next up, playoffs.
Final Score: Chico State 8 San Francisco State 4
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.
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.
Chico hosts Foothill for a chance to share first place in the EAL boys basketball league.
Savannah Leak is a senior from University Prep.