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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
  • Margo Bronstein is shown in a booking photo released by the Redondo Beach Police Department on Dec. 18, 2014.

    Driver in Redondo Beach Crash Used Hand Controls, Took Pain Medication: Friend

    The 56-year-old driver who crashed into a crowd of pedestrians, killing three women and leaving nine others injured, used hand controls to operate her vehicle and took a significant amount of pain medication, a friend said Thursday. Margo Bronstein of Redondo Beach was arrested at the scene of the crash near the city’s St. James Catholic Church on Wednesday evening. She was held on suspicion of felony vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated. Police said they believe she was under the influence of […]

  • Movie posters for the premiere of the film 'The Interview' at The Theatre at Ace Hotel in Los Angeles, California on December 11, 2014. (Credit: AFP/Getty Images)

    Sony Hackers Threaten 9/11 Style Attacks at Theaters Showing ‘The Interview’

    A group that claims it hacked Sony Pictures has posted a public threat against potential moviegoers. On Pastebin, a website that allows for anonymous posts, hackers claiming to be the “Guardians of Peace” said people who see Sony’s “The Interview” would suffer a “bitter fate.” “We will clearly show it to you at the very time and places ‘The Interview’ be shown, including the premiere, how bitter fate those who seek fun in terror should be doomed to,” the hacking […]

  • A burglary at a Silver Lake brewery was captured on surveillance video. (Credit: Good Microbrew and Grill)

    Surveillance Video Captures Burglary at Silver Lake Brewery

    Thieves stole thousands of dollars from a Silver Lake brewery in a burglary captured by surveillance video. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 15, 2014.

  • A man had to be rescued after being trapped by a mudslide that flowed into his Camarillo Springs home amid a powerful storm that swept through the area on Dec. 12, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Elderly Couple Rescued After Becoming Trapped in Home Following Camarillo Springs Mudslide

    A mudslide caused by a powerful storm hitting Southern California trapped two elderly homeowners inside the bedroom of their Camarillo Springs residence Friday morning, prompting a rescue by fire crews. An intense downpour was hitting the area around 2 a.m. when the slide occurred. At least eight homes sustained “significant damage” after a staggering amount of rock, mud and debris came down overnight from the hillside above San Como Lane, which is located in the Springs Fire burn area. The […]

  • Ex-Employees Claim Arcadia Restaurant Still Owes Them Money

    Two former employees at a restaurant in Arcadia claim the owner still owes them hundreds of dollars in unpaid hourly wages. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Dec. 7, 2014.

  • LAPD detectives have released this surveillance video to catch the man who stole a UPS package from a Venice resident's front porch. (Credit: LAPD)

    Surveillance Video Shows Thief Taking UPS Package From Front Porch of Venice Residence: LAPD

    A man who recently stole a UPS package from a Venice resident’s front porch was captured on a surveillance camera committing the crime, the Los Angeles Police Department said Saturday. Video from a home security system showed a man walking up to the victim’s front porch on Tuesday, taking the package and then walking away with the box, according to an LAPD news release. It also caught the vehicle that was possibly driven by the package thief. Police said the […]

  • Comedian-actor Bill Cosby performs at the Treasure Island Hotel and Casino on Sept. 26, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Credit: Getty Images)

    LAPD Meeting With Bill Cosby Accuser and Attorney Gloria Allred

    Los Angeles police detectives are meeting with a woman who alleges she was assaulted by comedian Bill Cosby, officials confirmed Friday. Officer Jane Kim, a department spokeswoman, declined to discuss the details of the allegation, including when the incident is alleged to have occurred. But she said the woman was accompanied by attorney Gloria Allred. Kim said detectives with the department’s elite Robbery-Homicide Division would investigate the allegation. A call to Cosby’s attorney was not immediately returned Friday evening. Click […]

  • An unoccupied SUV was submerged in mud in Gilman Springs on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Dozens Rescued After Heavy Rain Prompts Mudflow in Riverside County; No Injuries

    Dozens of people were rescued from vehicles and evacuated from homes Thursday morning after heavy rain prompted flooding and a massive mudflow in Riverside County, officials said. No injuries were reported. Firefighters from Cal Fire and the Riverside County Fire Department responded about 1:31 a.m. to a report of an occupied vehicle stranded near the intersection of Sublette and Gilman Springs roads (map), in Gilman Springs, according to an incident report. Two people were rescued from the vehicle and were […]

  • Glendoras were prepared for rain on Dec. 2, 2014, with K-rail and sandbags. (Credit: KTLA)

    Mudslide Threat in Colby Fire Area Has Glendora Prepared for Storm

    Thousands of sandbags have been distributed and workers were prepared to keep storm drains clear in advance for potential mudslides during Tuesday’s storm in Glendora. Voluntary evacuation orders were in place near the Colby Fire burn area after the city raised its threat alert to the “orange” level early Tuesday. Crews working hard to dig out a private drain on the Colby Trail before the heavy rain hits. #colbyfire #larain — GlendoraPD (@Glendora_PD) December 2, 2014 Residents: Please place trash […]