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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
  • Covina Family Raising Funds After Wheelchair Equipped Van Lost in Fire

    A family in Covina is asking for help after a fire destroyed a wheelchair equipped van for their daughter who has cerebral palsy. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 11 on April 27, 2017.

  • 1 Dead, 10 Injured After Fiery Crash on 5 Freeway Near Griffith Park; All Lanes Reopen

    A man died and 10 others were injured, one critically, following a fiery multivehicle collision on the 5 Freeway near Griffith Park that prompted the full closure of southbound lanes for nearly eight hours, snarling traffic Tuesday. California Highway Patrol officials on scene initially said southbound lanes would remain closed until 10 p.m., but all lanes were reopened before 7 p.m. Several agencies responded to the Golden State Freeway just north of the Colorado Street off-ramp in Los Angeles just before […]

  • Los Angeles Area Veterans Take the Stage to Share Struggles of Life After the War Zone

    A new production at Beverly Hill’s Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts for showcase American war veterans’ stories about the difficulty of returning to their homes after life on the battlefield. Tickets and details can be found on the theater’s website. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on April 19, 2017. For more information about Veterans Empowerment Theatre and CRE Outreach, please visit creoutreach.org. “I am so thankful to have the support of The Wallis […]

  • Huntington Beach Coffee Shop Now Selling Drinks Infused With Cannabis Oil

    A Huntington Beach coffee shop — the Coffee Corner and Acai at 602 Pacific Coast Highway — says it is the first to sell drinks, including coffee and smoothies, infused with cannabinoid oils — aka CBD hemp oil — to give customers added health benefits. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on April 18, 2017.

  • Army Vet Walks 2200 Miles Across Country to Raise Awareness For PTSD; Will End Trip at Santa Monica Pier

    A 35-year-old Army veteran, Ernesto Rodriguez, walked 2200 miles across the country to raise awareness for post-traumatic stress disorder and other veterans issues. He plans to end his journey by walking from the Veteran Affairs office in West Los Angeles to Santa Monica Pier at 7 a.m. Wednesday morning. Anyone interested in following Rodriguez’ journey can view his Instagram or Facebook pages. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on April 17, 2017.  

  • Torrance Animal Rescue Provides a Home for Disabled Dogs and Cats

    Dharma Rescue for Cats and Dogs cares for disabled and senior dogs and cats, sometimes creating wheelchairs for the animals. More infor is on the nonprofit’s website and Facebook page. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on April 6, 2017.  

  • La Mirada Students Must Raise $8,000 to Participate in International Robotics Competition

    A youth robotics team based in La Mirada just won big at an Orange County competition. But to advance to the next round — world championships in Houston, Texas — the group must raise $8,000 by Monday. You can contribute through the Phoenix 6554 GoFundMe page. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on April 5, 2017.

  • Wendy Walsh Accuses O’Reilly of Sexual Harassment But Says She’s Not After Money

    Wendy Walsh, the latest person to accuse Fox News host Bill O’Reilly of sexual harassment, said she doesn’t have a financial endgame in mind. “I want to be clear, I’m not after money,” Walsh told CNN’s Don Lemon on Monday’s edition of CNN Tonight. Walsh’s comment came in response to O’Reilly’s April 1 statement on sexual harassment allegations, in which he said he is “vulnerable to lawsuits from individuals who want me to pay them to avoid negative publicity.” Walsh, […]

  • More Than 170 Firefighters Battle Large Fire at Food Processing Plant in South Los Angeles

    Firefighters battled a large fire at a food processing building in South Los Angeles for three hours on Monday evening, the Los Angeles Fire Department reported. The fire was reported at a one-story building located at 4020 S. Compton Ave. around 8:08 p.m. LAFD said the fire started in the kitchen area of the building, but flames quickly spread to the duct work, roof and attic of the building. “We think it’s a meat processing plant as well as a storage […]