Kacey Montoya
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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
  • Miracle Perez has her stolen wheelchair back, one week after it was stolen from outside the family's Santa Ana home. (Credit: KTLA)

    Specialized Wheelchair Stolen From Santa Ana Girl Named Miracle Mysteriously Returned

    A specialized wheelchair stolen last weekend from outside the Santa Ana home of 4-year-old Miracle Perez reappeared Friday after widespread media coverage about the girl’s situation. The wheelchair was found around 8:30 a.m. by Miracle’s father near the trash cans outside the family’s apartment, the girl’s mother told KTLA. The chair appeared to be in good working condition and undamaged. Santa Ana police were investigating the theft, which occurred at the family’s home in the 400 block of South Flower […]

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    Problem Solvers Town Without Water: Follow-Up 2

    A parched town without any running water- KTLA was the first local station to take you to Porterville, where residents are surviving on donated bottled water.  As more time passes for these residents without water to cook, shower or flush their toilets. KTLA wanted more answers about what’s really going on with these dried up wells. In this Problem Solvers follow-up, 99 Cents Only dives in to assist the town of East Porterville with a generous donation– and our Kacey […]

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    Lawsuit: Torrance Doctor Terminated Woman’s Pregnancy Without Consent After Embryo Mix-Up

    A Torrance doctor allegedly terminated a woman`s pregnancy without her consent after an embryo mix-up during an in vitro fertilization process, according to a lawsuit. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, 2015.

  • Police are seen near the Hollywood and Highland intersection on Nov. 18, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Security Concerns Grow in Hollywood After Tourist Stabbed in Neck

    Security concerns grew Thursday after a tourist was stabbed in the neck the in the Hollywood and Highland area the day before. Kareen Wynter reports from Hollywood for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Nov. 19, 2015.

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    Boy Hospitalized After Being Stabbed in Stomach by Intruder in Covina Home

    A 15-year-old Covina boy was stabbed in the stomach by an intruder who broke into his home Wednesday morning, according to police. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015.  

  • Eagles of Death Metal are seen in a photo posted to Flickr on Nov. 5, 2015. (Credit: Paul Hudson/Flickr via Creative Commons)

    SoCal Band ‘Eagles of Death Metal’ Played at Paris Venue Where Deadly Hostage Situation Occurred

    A Southern California rock band had played Friday night at the venue where hostages were reportedly taken following multiple attacks in Paris that left more than 150 dead. The hostage situation took place at the Bataclan theater, and the Associated Press reported that 100 people had been taken hostage. Related: More Than 150 Killed After Series of Coordinated Attacks in Paris attacks   Eagles of Death Metal, a rock group based in Palm Desert, was scheduled to perform at the Bataclan Friday […]

  • Authorities released surveillance video of a violent incident at a liquor store in Santa Fe Springs on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015. Credit: Whittier Police Department)

    Violent Incident Captured on Video at Santa Fe Springs Liquor Store; Man Sought

    Police on Thursday asked for the public’s help in identifying a man who allegedly assaulted a male cashier with a porcelain mug at a liquor store in Santa Fe Springs. The incident was captured on surveillance video about 7:50 p.m. Oct. 9 at Bruce’s Liquor, located at 12623 Imperial Highway, the Whittier Police Department said in a statement. Before the attack, the man being sought asked to use the clerk’s cellphone, according to investigators. “When the clerk refused, the suspect went into […]

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    Donation Jar Set Up to Raise Money for Veteran’s Funeral Stolen From Chino Shop

    Two women struggling to pay for their father`s funeral were dealt a emotional and financial set back Monday after someone stole a donation jar they had set up at a doughnut shop in Chino. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, Nov. 11, 2015. If you’d like to help, the family has set up a GoFundMe page to help raise money.  

  • Presidential candidates Jeb Bush (L-R), Marco Rubio (R-FL), Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Carly Fiorina look on during the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at University of Colorados Coors Events Center Oct. 28, 2015, in Boulder, Colorado. Fourteen Republican presidential candidates participated in the third set of Republican presidential debates. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Republican Presidential Candidates Face Off in Milwaukee in Fourth Debate

    Ben Carson blasted the media on Tuesday at the fourth Republican presidential debate of the campaign season. The political newcomer and retired neurosurgeon slammed journalists for what he characterized as lies about his past. Carson also said the press is treating Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton more favorably. “I have no problem with being vetted. What I do have a problem with is being lied about,” Carson said. He added: “When I look at somebody like Hillary Clinton, who sits there […]