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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
  • Glendora Teens Find Creative Way to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer With Flamingo Flocking

    The girls’ field hockey team at Glendora High School is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a unique campaign to raise money using pink flamingos surreptitiously placed in people’s yards. To get involved, visit the team’s fundraising page. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 13, 2017.

  • Broken windows that a gunman fired from at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, are seen Oct. 4, 2017. (Credit: Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images)

    Vegas Police Say Hotel Reported Shooting 6 Minutes After Guard Shot, But Hotel Says It Was Just Seconds Later

    Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire at a crowd at a music festival just after shooting a Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino security guard — not six minutes later, the resort owner said Thursday, disputing a police timeline. This week, authorities reversed the timeline, saying Paddock shot Jesus Campos at 9:59 p.m. on Oct. 1, injuring him, before the gunman opened fire on the crowd six minutes later.Initially, police said Campos had approached Paddock’s room as the shooting was underway, diverting the […]

  • Producer Harvey Weinstein speaks at DGA Theater on Feb. 21, 2013, in Los Angeles, Calif. (Credit: Alexandra Wyman/Getty Images For TWC)

    Multiple Women Accuse Harvey Weinstein of Rape, New Yorker Reports

    Harvey Weinstein stands accused of rape by multiple women, according to an explosive new story by The New Yorker magazine. One of the accusers, Asia Argento, confirmed her account to CNN. She also commented on the mountain of allegations against Weinstein by various actresses, saying, “This is our truth.” Argento told reporter Ronan Farrow that Weinstein forcibly performed oral sex on her, and she’s been haunted by the encounter ever since. “Just his body, his presence, his face, bring me […]

  • The gunman in the Las Vegas massacre may have rigged his guns with devices that enable a shooter to fire bullets rapidly, mimicking automatic fire. (Credit: John Moore/Getty Images via CNN Wire)

    Republicans Signal Openness to New Gun Legislation on ‘Bump Stocks’

    In a departure from years of opposition to new gun control measures, some congressional Republicans started to show cautious interest Wednesday in legislation that would restrict devices that enable semi-automatic rifles to fire rapidly like automatic weapons. Sen. John Cornyn, the No. 2 Republican in the Senate, said he would like a hearing on the issue to learn more and said he has already brought it up to Sen. Chuck Grassley, the chairman of the Senate judiciary committee. Cornyn, who […]

  • WeHo Neighbors Make Citizen’s Arrest After Man Allegedly Vandalizes Complex, Stalks Resident

    A West Hollywood community banded together to apprehend a man who had been allegedly vandalizing the complex, stalking a resident and spray painting vehicles in the area for weeks. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on October 4, 2017.

  • Videos Capture Moments of Terror as Gunfire Erupts at Las Vegas Concert

    Chilling videos are emerging from the scene after deadly gunfire rained down on the three-day Route 91 Harvest country music festival in Las Vegas on Sunday night. The festival was coming to a close and Jason Aldean was performing when the shooting started, and concertgoers reported bursts of weapons fire that lasted for more than a half a minute. People sought cover and others ran for the exits. Some witnesses saw victims scattered around the venue across Las Vegas Boulevard […]

  • Victor Duenas Jr. is seen in a photo provided to KTLA.

    $50K Reward Offered for Info Leading to Arrest of Killer of 25-Year-Old El Sereno Man

    The family of 25-year-old Victor Duenas Jr., who was shot to death while standing on the front porch of his El Sereno home last December, is pleading for someone to come forward with information about the slaying — with a $50,000 reward approved by the L.A. City Council to help find the killer. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 9 on October 1, 2017.  

  • Actor Julia Louis-Dreyfus accepts Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for 'Veep' onstage during the 69th Emmy Awards at the Microsoft Theatre on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles. (Credit: FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus Reveals She Has Breast Cancer

    Julia Louis-Dreyfus announced she has breast cancer in a post on her official Twitter account. “1 in 8 women get breast cancer. Today, I’m the one,” Louis-Dreyfus wrote. The actress went on to say “The good news is that I have the most glorious group of supportive and caring family and friends, and fantastic insurance through my union.” “The bad news is that not all women are so lucky, so let’s fight all cancers and make universal healthcare a reality,” […]

  • $50K Reward Offered in Death of 25-Year-Old Man Shot in Front of His El Sereno Home

    The family of a 25-year-old man who was shot dead on his patio in El Sereno is still desperate to find the gunman, and the city has put up a $50,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Sept. 28, 2017.