Cindy Von Quednow is a digital news producer at KTLA. Before joining the KTLA team, Cindy worked as a multimedia journalist and breaking news reporter at the Ventura County Star.

She is a graduate of Cal State University Northridge, where she earned duel degrees in journalism and Central American studies, with a minor in Spanish-language journalism.

In 2017, she was named one of Los Angeles’ most influential Latina journalists by the California Chicano News Media Association. She is fluent in Spanish and Spanglish.

A native of Los Angeles, Cindy enjoys going to Dodger games, checking out shows at local venues and cuddling with her two dogs.


Recent Articles
  • Video shared by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on April 20, 2018 shows a rare California condor sighting.

    Video Captures Rare California Condor Sighting in Castaic

    Video captured by deputies in Castaic this week shows a rare sight: two California condors along a road in Castaic before flying away. The condors, one of the largest flying birds in the world, are endangered. Though there are fewer than 500 of them left, the population has steadily increased since 1979, when there were only 25 to 35 condors in the wild, according to the California Department of Fish and Wildlife. The video tweeted by officials from the Santa […]

  • Man Charged After Allegedly Assaulting Anaheim Officer With Cinder Block

    A 26-year-old man who allegedly assaulted an Anaheim police officer with a cinder block earlier this week has been charged, officials said Friday. Jarod Fisher faces assault with a deadly weapon on a peace officer in connection with Tuesday’s incident. Fisher has also faces robbery and multiple enhancements connected with previous serious and violent convictions, Anaheim police officials said. He apparently had been involved in a robbery two days before the alleged assault, and police believe he ran away from […]

  • Ex-Buena Park School Board President Sentenced to Year in Jail for Possessing, Distributing Child Porn of Minors, Infants

    The former president of the Buena Park School District School Board has been sentenced to a year in jail and three years probation for possessing and disturbing more than 600 photos and videos of child pornography, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office announced Thursday. On Wednesday, Dennis Brian Chambers, 51, pleaded guilty to charges stemming from his arrest last year. Photos and videos seized from his Buena Park home included images of prepubescent minors and infants, officials said. Chambers allegedly […]

  • Investigators respond to a scene in Burbank where three bodies were found in a vehicle on April 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    3 Found Dead in Vehicle Parked in Burbank Likely Victims of Crime in Riverside County; 2 ID’d as Bakersfield Men

    Police said three people who were found dead in a Jeep parked in Burbank earlier this week—two identified as missing Bakersfield men— were likely victims of a crime that occurred under the jurisdiction of Riverside County. Coroner’s officials first identified Jan Carlos Amiama, 21, of Bakersfield, as one of the men found in the vehicle, amid an ongoing search for missing men out of that area. They later determined that another body found in the car was Lucas Amiama, 23, […]

  • A video posted to Eileen Aquino's Facebook page on April 17, 2018 shows an encounter she has with a police officer.

    Video Shows West Covina Police Officer Grabbing Woman’s Cellphone, Cursing at Her During Traffic Stop

    West Covina police released dashcam video Wednesday of a traffic stop in which a woman recorded an officer trying to take her cellphone away and accused him of improper conduct. Eileen Aquino said she was stunned by the officer’s actions, which included cursing at her, and she is now drawing attention to the video in attempt to seek “justice.” The incident occurred on the morning of April 12 along Meadow Road near Garvey Avenue when Aquino and her husband, Chris […]

  • Officers and ambulances respond to a police shooting in Gardena on April 18, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Armed With Knife Is Shot by Gardena Officer After Yelling ‘Shoot Me’ at Police: Sheriff’s Dept.

    A man who was armed with a knife and shouting at officers to shoot him was indeed shot by police in the Gardena area Wednesday afternoon, officials said. The incident was reported about 12 p.m. near the intersection of South Vermont Avenue and West Redondo Beach Boulevard, right outside the Hustler Casino at the border of Los Angeles’s Harbor-Gateway neighborhood. Both Los Angeles and Gardena police officers were called to the scene for a report of a man in the intersection “cutting himself, […]

  • A man who was wanted on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon on an officer on April 17, 2018 is taken into custody. (Credit: KTLA)

    Police ID Man Who Allegedly Assaulted Officer With Cinderblock in Anaheim

    Police have identified the man accused of assaulting a police officer with cinderblock in Anaheim on Tuesday. Jarod Adam Fischer, 26, was taken into custody after an extensive search following an officer-involved shooting, police said. The incident occurred about 11:40 a.m. in the 300 block of North State College Boulevard. An officer was chasing Fischer on foot when he broadcasted over a police radio that he had been assaulted by a deadly weapon and had shot his gun, Sgt. Daron […]

  • Investigators respond to a scene in Burbank where three bodies were found in a vehicle on April 17, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    3 Bodies Found in Vehicle in Burbank, Prompting Homicide Investigation

    Three bodies were found in a vehicle in Burbank Tuesday morning, prompting a homicide investigation, police said. A parking control officer responded to the 1300 block of South Varney Street about 7:10 a.m. for a parking complaint and noticed at least one person who appeared dead inside a vehicle described as a burgundy Jeep Patriot, police said. Paramedics responded to the scene and determined there were two more people dead inside the vehicle. One person was described only as a man, […]

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    Cyclist Dies After Driver Opens Car Door in His Path, Throwing Him in Front of Oncoming Truck in Burbank

    A bicyclist was killed after he crashed into a just-opened car door and was then hit by a passing truck, Burbank police said Tuesday. The incident occurred about 5:15 p.m. Monday along Alameda Avenue between Mariposa Street and Griffith Park Drive. The bicyclist, Lenny Trinh, was heading east on Alameda in a designated bike lane when a driver who has just parked open the driver’s door of a car. Trinh, 52, hit the car door and was thrown from his […]