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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).

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Recent Articles
  • Kacey Montoya presents KTLA’s weather forecast on July 24, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    KTLA Weather: Kacey Montoya’s Mild Sunday Forecast

    The marine layer will burn off by early Sunday afternoon, but some Southern California cities will continue seeing partly cloudy conditions. Strong gusts of wind will be present in the Antelope Valley. Temperatures are expected to reach the mid 70s in the Los Angeles basin, 80s in the valleys and Inland Empire, and upper 90s in the high desert. Kacey Montoya has KTLA’s weather forecast on July 24, 2018.

  • Kacey Montoya presents KTLA’s weather forecast on June 23, 2018.

    KTLA Weather: Kacey Montoya’s Warm Saturday Forecast

    Saturday will be warm across Southern California, with temperatures in the 70s in the Los Angeles basin and coastal communities, upper 80s in the valleys and low 90s in the Inland Empire. Kacey Montoya has KTLA’s weather forecast on June 23, 2018.

  • LAPD Seeks Suspects in Series of Brazen Sherman Oaks Home Burglaries

    Authorities are hoping to identify three men caught on home surveillance cameras as they break into homes in Sherman Oaks. The same suspects have hit at least 10 homes, and each time they wait for residents to leave before breaking in, according to Los Angeles police. Even if an alarm goes off or they are confronted by a resident, they manage to make off with valuable loot and escape in a waiting getaway car, investigators said. The first incident was […]

  • NorCal ER Doctor Relieved of Duty After Being Caught on Video Taunting Patient

    An ER doctor announcing you’re one of the “least sick of all the people” sounds like good news, but in the case of Samuel Bardwell, it was a callous statement made while he was suffering a full-blown anxiety attack. Now Beth Keegstra, 57, the contracted physician who tended to the 20-year-old last week at El Camino Hospital in Los Gatos, Calif., has been permanently taken out of the rotation of ER doctors at all of the health system’s locations, per […]

  • 12-Year-Old Skeet Shooting Champ in Rancho Cucamonga Hopes Her Success Will Draw Other Girls to Sport

    A Rancho Cucamonga 12-year-old who recently won a national skeet shooting championship aims to ride her success to the Olympics and a college scholarship. If that doesn’t work out, she hopes to at least encourage other girls and women to try the sport. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on June 15, 2018.

  • Owner Sought After 29-Pound Cat — Dubbed ‘Chubbs’ — Rescued From Busy Altadena Street

    The Pasadena Humane Society is looking for the owner of a 29-pound cat, one of the largest ever on record to be taken to the shelter, the organization said Thursday. The 10-year-old Himalayan mix — now affectionally nicknamed “Chubbs” — was found wandering along a busy street in Altadena earlier this week by a good Samaritan, who took the feline to the Humane Society. “He is 29 pounds of love,” said Julie Banks, the organization’s president and CEO. Once at […]

  • Kitten Rescued After Running Across 60 Freeway, Getting Stuck in Engine Compartment of Car in Diamond Bar Area

    An off-duty sheriff’s lieutenant, his wife and a good Samaritan helped rescue a kitten after he ran through traffic on the 60 Freeway in the Diamond Bar area and then got stuck in the engine compartment of a stopped vehicle, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday. Lt. Min Dinh, a 31-year veteran of the department, and his wife, retired sheriff’s Lt. Jenny Ha, were driving home from church on the westbound 60 near the Grand Avenue exit on […]

  • A dockless electric scooter is seen in this file photo. (Credit: KTLA)

    Santa Monica Considers Regulations for Dockless Electric Scooters

    Officials were meeting Tuesday to consider proposed regulations for dockless electric scooters on the streets of Santa Monica. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News on June 12, 2018.

  • Woke Up This Way Challenge: June 19

    The Woke Up This Way Challenge asks participants to post a photo of themselves how they look right when they wake up in the morning — with no makeup, hair not done, no filter — with the hashtag #WokeUpThisWayChallenge, on June 19. The campaign, meant to “bring realness back to social media,” is being spearheaded by blogger Elaine Daneshrad, who’s on Instagram at @iamfashionlaine, where you can find more information about the challenge. This segment aired on the KTLA 5 […]