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Kacey Montoya is an Emmy-Award winning reporter who joined KTLA as a general assignment reporter in June 2013. Prior to KTLA, she spent more than five years at CBS affiliate, KOIN-TV, in Portland, Ore., where she was an anchor and reporter. She also spent two years at the CBS affiliate in Palm Springs, Calif., and a year at WOAY-TV in Oak Hill, W.Va.

Kacey was born in Orange County, but raised in Dallas. She graduated from California State University, Northridge with a degree in broadcast journalism. At CSUN, she earned many awards including first place for TV in-depth reporting for her talk show on political free speech. Kacey interned at CNN Los Angeles in the entertainment news department.

When she’s not working, you’ll find Kacey at a yoga studio or spending time with friends and family — she is one of seven kids.

She’s an advisory board member of Oregon Friends of Shelter Animals (OFOSA), and is chair for the National Media Ambassador Council for the National Women’s Coalition Against Violence & Exploitation of Women (NWCAVE).

Twitter: @kaceymontoya
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Recent Articles
  • Delta Air Lines suspended flights to part of Israel as a safety precaution on July 22, 2014. (Credit: CNN)

    FAA Bans All Flights to Tel Aviv, Israel After Reports of Rockets Landing Nearby

    The Federal Aviation Administration has told U.S. airlines that they are prohibited from flying to or from Israel’s Ben Gurion Airport for up to 24 hours. “The notice was issued in response to a rocket strike which landed approximately one mile” from the airport Tuesday morning, the FAA said. The suspension comes amid a conflict between Israel and militants in Gaza. The Israeli military said at least 41 rockets were fired from the Palestinian territory toward Israel on Tuesday. Operations […]

  • Max Steinberg is seen in a photo from his Facebook page.

    Israeli Soldier From Los Angeles Is Killed in Gaza

    A Los Angeles man was one of the Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza this weekend as fighting intensified. Max Steinberg was a Woodland Hills native and voluntarily joined the Israel Defense Forces, according to the Jewish Journal. According to voter records, he was 24 years old. Steinberg graduated from El Camino Real high school in 2008, studied at Pierce College, joined the Israeli army in 2012 and was a sharpshooter in the Golani Brigade, his Facebook page says. It was […]

  • Paramedics attend to a bicyclist who was struck by a suspected DUI driver in Pomona on Saturday, July 19, 2014. The victim later died of his injuries, police said. (Credit: OnScene.tv HD)

    Suspected DUI Driver Arrested After Bicyclist Hit and Killed in Pomona

    An alleged 25-year-old DUI driver was arrested on multiple charges after a bicyclist was fatally injured in a traffic collision early Saturday in Pomona, police said. A BMW was traveling northbound on Garey Avenue near Philadelphia Street at about 2:30 a.m. when it struck a bicyclist that was in the right shoulder from behind, causing the man to be ejected from his bike, a news release from the Pomona Police Department stated. The victim, who was in his 40s or […]

  • The account coincides with Friday's release of "The Purge: Anarchy." (Credit: KTLA)

    ‘SCV Purge’ Twitter Account Posts Nude Photos of Teens, Threatens to Release Names

    Sheriff’s officials in Santa Clarita on Thursday were investigating a rash of nude photographs of teenage girls and boys being uploaded to a Twitter account. It began on Wednesday, when a Twitter account called “The Scv Purge” appeared and quickly gained hundreds of followers. The account holder allegedly posted dozens of full body shots of local teenagers and then threatened release their names at midnight, authorities said. One teenager, who wanted to remain anonymous, said the account encouraged followers to […]

  • A mama bear and her baby bear were spotted in a Monrovia backyard on July 7, 2014 eating Cocoa Krispies. (Credit: Michael Kunch)

    Caught on Video: Bears Eat Cocoa Krispies on Monrovia Home’s Backyard Patio That They Stole From Garage

    A Monrovia family made a startling discovery in their backyard on Monday when they spotted a hungry mama bear and her cubs helping themselves to some Cocoa Krispies that they had taken from the family’s garage. Resident Michael Kunch filmed the bears from close range as they feasted on the treats — which were stolen from a garbage can — on the patio right outside his home. He described how he first found the bears on his property. “A mama […]

  • A Shadow Hills homeowner claimed her tenant, Sara Rogers, has her family living in fear.

    Homeowner: Stripper Tenant Has Shadow Hills Family Living in Fear

    A woman, who asked to be identified only as Carrie, has lived in her Shadow Hills home for 21 years. But for the last six months, she claims her tenant has her family living in fear.

  • Armando Villa, 19, seen in a family photo, collapsed and died during a hike sponsored by a fraternity at CSUN.

    Family Blames Hazing for Death of CSUN Student on Fraternity-Sponsored Hike

    Sheriff's detectives were investigating the death of a Cal State Northridge student whose family claimed died as the result of a fraternity hazing prank, authorities said Wednesday.

  • Diane Stretton in seen in a photo provided by Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte.

    In Exclusive Interview, ‘Nightmare’ Nanny Claims Family Mistreated Her, Tried to Feed Her Dog Food

    For the first time since the story went viral, the “nightmare” nanny broke her silence and was finally telling her side of events on Tuesday morning. The saga began in March when Diane Stretton, 64, responded to a Craiglist ad and eventually accepted a position with Upland couple Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte to watch the couple’s three children and help around the house in exchange for room and board. The couple told KTLA that Stretton was amazing at first, but […]

  • Diane Stretton in seen in a photo provided by Marcella and Ralph Bracamonte.

    ‘Nightmare’ Nanny: Family Was the Nightmare, Not Me

    She’s been called the “nightmare” nanny for refusing to leave the home of the family that hired — then fired — her, but now Diane Stretton is speaking out for the first time. And she says she’s not a con-artist squatter, she’s a victim. “I didn’t get lunch breaks, I didn’t get coffee breaks, I didn’t get any holidays. Basically, I was working 24/7,” she told Los Angeles’ KNX 1070 news radio. “They were the ones that were trying to […]