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
  • A picture of a motorcyclist being sought in an alleged road-rage attack was released by the UCLA Police Department on April 29, 2016.

    Motorcyclist Sought in Alleged Road-Rage Attack Near UCLA Campus in Westwood

    UCLA police were searching Friday for a motorcyclist who allegedly rear-ended and then physically assaulted the father of a prospective student during a caught-on-video altercation near the campus in Westwood. Kacey Montoya reports from Westwood for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Friday, April 29, 2016.  

  • Jared Goff #16 of the California Golden Bears drops back to pass against the Arizona State Sun Devils during the second half of their NCAA football game at California Memorial Stadium on Nov. 28, 2015, in Berkeley. (Credit: Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

    L.A. Rams Select Cal QB Jared Goff With No. 1 Pick in NFL Draft

    Cal quarterback Jared Goff was chosen by the Los Angeles Rams as the team’s No. 1 pick during the NFL draft Thursday evening in Chicago. Commissioner Roger Goodell announced the choice to applause. Newly returned to Los Angeles, the Rams had made a trade with the Tennessee Titans to get the first pick. Goff, 21, grew up in Novato, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The 6-foot-4-inch, 215-pounder is a junior at UC Berkeley. Before the draft, Goff told the […]

  • JD Disalvatore is seen at the East Valley Animal Shelter in Van Nuys on April 27, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Local Filmmaker With Stage 4 Cancer Dedicates Life to Saving Shelter Dogs

    An award-winning local filmmaker battling stage 4 cancer has vowed to dedicate the rest of her life to saving the lives of dogs in shelters. Kacey Montoya reports from Van Nuys for the KTLA 5 News at 11 on Wednesday, April 27, 2016. Here are a few site where you can get more information and to find out how you can help: howtosaveadog.com Friends of East Valley on Instagram Friends of East Valley on Facebook

  • Belongings are seen outside a motorhome parked in Westchester on July 21, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Westchester Residents Say Squatters Have Turned Neighborhood Into Illegal Campground

    Residents in a Westchester neighborhood said Tuesday that their streets were being overrun by squatters and homeless encampments. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, April 26, 2016.

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    Thousands of Animals Looking for Homes to Be Featured at America`s Family Pet Expo in Costa Mesa

    Thousands of animals looking for their forever homes will be on display at America`s Family Pet Expo on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the O.C. Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Wednesday, April 20, 2016.

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    Boyle Heights Family of Six Claim They Are Facing Eviction for Having Too Many Children

    A Boyle Heights couple said Tuesday they received a notice from their new landlord threatening eviction because they have two unauthorized people living in the apartment, which happen to be their two youngest children. The family told KTLA, they have lived in the apartment for 16 years and never signed a lease. They planned to fight the eviction. Kacey Montoya reports from Boyle Heights for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

  • Surveillance video shows an alleged hit-and-run driver who struck and injured a cyclist in Harvard Heights on April 13, 2016.

    Hit-and-Run Driver Caught on Surveillance Video After Crash That Injured Cyclist in Harvard Heights

    Police were searching Thursday for the driver of a silver minivan involved in a hit-and-run collision with a cyclist in the Harvard Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles. The victim, 22-year-old Jeff Miranda, told KTLA he was blindsided when he was struck around 3 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot of Venice Liquor on the corner of Venice and Hobart boulevards. After it hit him, Miranda said the minivan kept going even with his bike still wedged underneath it. The minivan […]

  • Dominick Gallegos is seen in a photo provided by family members.

    Hundreds Attend Vigil for Colton Boy Who Died After School Soccer Game; Parents Claim He Was Stomped by Bully

    Hundreds of people turned out Wednesday night to show their support for the family of a 12-year-old boy who died after playing soccer Tuesday at an elementary school in Colton. Joel Gallegos said his son Dominick was taking part in a physical education class on a field at Ulysses S. Grant Elementary School just before the end of the school day when he somehow ended up on the ground. School officials told him that Dominick had fallen and lost consciousness after running […]

  • A picture of a sinkhole was provided by the Madera Police Department.

    Storm Brings April Showers, Flooding and Snow to Southern California

    The storm that moved through Southern California over the weekend brought more rain and thunderstorms to some parts of Los Angeles on Monday, forecasters said. Los Angeles and Orange counties, as well as the valleys and Inland Empire, will see temperatures in the high 60s to low 70s with a 30% chance of rain. Beach communities can also expect cooler conditions, with temperatures up to 65 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will reach the low 50s in […]