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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
  • Santa Monica Firefighters Resuscitate Small Dog That Was Unconscious for 20 Minutes After Apartment Fire

    Photos and video captured Santa Monica firefighters successfully resuscitating a small dog that was trapped in a burning apartment this week. The pooch survived after firefighters performed CPR and provided oxygen through a mask designed for pets, according to a Facebook post from the Santa Monica Fire Department. The fire was reported about 4 p.m. Tuesday at a one-story apartment building in the 1800 block of Seventh Street, near Santa Monica High School. One unit of the building had a […]

  • Woman Says Her Long Beach Workplace Is Infested With Fleas

    After their building was treated last September for flea-carrying rodents, employees of Molina Healthcare in Long Beach say they’ve been getting flea bites at work. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on March 21, 2017.

  • Officials Ramp Up DUI Patrols for St. Patrick’s Day Weekend

    Officials are cracking down on DUI drivers over St. Patrick’s Day weekend. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on March 17, 2017.

  • Irvine Family Searching for Missing, Deaf 14-Year-Old Dog

    A family from Irvine is desperately trying to find their 14-year-old dog, Kimchi, who went missing from their apartment last month. If you have seen Kimchi, who is deaf and described as skittish, you are asked to call 949-370-4206 Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on March 15, 2017.

  • 3 Men Charged in Connection With ‘Knock-Knock’ Burglaries in San Fernando Valley

    Three men have been charged on Tuesday in connection with a string of “knock-knock” style burglaries in San Fernando Valley. Daquinn Davon Epps, Daejohn Cleonn Clark and John Stuart White were charged by the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office on suspicion of committing burglaries. The three men are accused of breaking into a home on Feb. 13. A neighbor observed one of the men on their live video system and called authorities, police said. “Knock-knock” burglars are often organized […]

  • 14 Million People Would Lose Insurance in 2018 Under Republican Health Care Plan: Congressional Budget Office

    Twenty-four million more Americans would be uninsured by 2026 under the House Republican health care bill than under Obamacare, including 14 million by next year, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said Monday. The long-anticipated score immediately puts the writers and supporters of the GOP Obamacare repeal bill on the defensive. It is also certain to complicate the party’s already troubled efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The CBO, along with the Joint Committee on Taxation, found that […]

  • $60,000 Worth of Valuables Stolen From Alhambra Home Rented Through Airbnb

    About $60,000 worth of valuables that had been left locked in a cabinet at an Alhambra home rented through Airbnb were stolen late last year, the homeowner told KTLA Thursday. The home was also left in disarray and the homeowners discovered that those responsible weren’t renters at all, but part of an elaborate crime ring, police told them. The residents said they filed a claim with Airbnb, which offered them $4,000, but were told they had 48 hours to respond to […]

  • 8 Quadriplegics Living in Special Granada Hills Home Face Eviction

    Eight quadriplegics who live in a Granada Hills home that has been fixed to be wheelchair accessible are now facing eviction. The residents live in the specially equipped home thanks to Freedom to Live, an organization that helps people with spinal cord injuries. The nonprofit spent more than $50,000 revamping the home. The residents also receive peer guidance and learn how to live as a quadriplegic and among others like them. Juan Elisarras, the victim of a gunshot wound, said that without Freedom […]

  • Wikileaks Claims to Reveal How CIA Hacks TVs, Phones Worldwide

    The CIA has become the preeminent hacking operation, sneaking into high-tech phones and televisions to spy on people worldwide, according to an explosive Wikileaks publication of purported internal CIA documents on Tuesday. To hide its operations, the CIA routinely adopted hacking techniques that enabled them to appear as if they were hackers in Russia, Wikileaks said. Wikileaks also claimed that nearly all of the CIA’s arsenal of privacy-crushing cyberweapons have been stolen, and the tools are potentially in the hands […]