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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
  • North Hollywood Residents Say RVs Parked on Streets Causing Crime, Seek Help From City

    North Hollywood residents claim that multiple RVs parked on city streets are causing crime in the area and homeowners are calling for action. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on August 18, 2017.

  • 13 Killed in Barcelona Attack Called ‘Jihadi Terrorism’; Several ‘Taken Down’ in 2nd Possible Attack

    Spain saw one of its most violent days in recent memory as a spate of incidents throughout the country appeared to be connected to a terror attack Thursday in Barcelona that left 13 people dead and more than 100 injured. Authorities said they are working under the assumption that two other deadly events, a terrorist incident in the seaside city of Cambrils and a house explosion farther down the coast in Alcanar, were linked to the van attack in Barcelona […]

  • Sherman Oaks Animal Rescue Group Offers Reward for Info in Possible Animal Cruelty Case

    A Sherman Oaks animal rescue group is offering a reward for information in a possible animal cruelty case. The group believes a puppy may have been burned with acid. Anyone with information can contact the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation on their website or Facebook page. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Aug. 16, 2017.

  • Friday Forecast: Cool Morning Temps Warming by Afternoon

    Look for cool morning temperatures to heat up again by Friday afternoon. Kacey Montoya has KTLA’s forecast on Aug. 11, 2017.

  • Thursday Forecast: Sunny Skies, Comfortable Temps

    Look for sunny skies and comfortable temperatures Thursday. Kacey Montoya has KTLA’s forecast on Aug. 10, 2017.

  • L.A. Officials Warn Against Solar Eclipse Sunglasses Scam

    In case you haven’t heard, it’s not safe to look directly at the sun. To safely view the epic solar eclipse that will cut a dramatic shadow across the United States on Aug. 21, you’ll need a special pair of ultra-dark sunglasses. Without glasses, the sun’s rays could cause permanent damage to your eyes. But as demand for these glasses has skyrocketed, scams have entered the market. The American Astronomical Society said earlier this week that it updated its safety […]

  • Woman Shot to Death in Glendale Identified; May Have Been Victim of Robbery

    A woman who was shot to death in Glendale Tuesday night has been identified and police believe she may have been the victim of a robbery, authorities announced Wednesday. Hye Soon Oh, 67, of La Crescenta,  was found lying next to a parked vehicle inside an carport area of an apartment complex in the 2900 block of Montrose Avenue about 8:40 p.m. She was rushed to a hospital where she was pronounced dead about an hour later. A man was seen […]

  • The Starbucks at Coldwater Canyon and Victory Boulevard was damaged in a crash for the second time in weeks on Aug. 6, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    SUV Slams Into Valley Glen Starbucks, Marking Second Crash at Store in 3 Weeks

    For the second time in nearly three weeks, a vehicle careened into a Valley Glen Starbucks after a crash in the nearby intersection, leaving people injured on Sunday night. Just after 10 p.m., units responded to a collision in the 6400 block of Coldwater Canyon Avenue, which intersects with Victory Boulevard, according to Amy Bastman of the Los Angeles Fire Department. Video of the crash site showed one of the vehicles involved — an SUV — near the front patio […]

  • Commerce Business Owner Frustrated by Food Trucks Illegally Parking in Front of Restaurant

    A Commerce restaurant owner has become frustrated by what he says is the city’s lack of enforcement of parking laws, allowing numerous food trucks to park in front of his business for hours each day. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Aug. 4, 2017.