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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
  • A pursuit driver surrenders to California Highway Patrol after crashing into another vehicle in East L.A. on Feb. 24, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Officers Arrest Suspected Stolen Car Driver in East L.A. After Pursuit Ends in Crash

    A man was arrested Friday after leading police on a pursuit through Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles. Officers began following the car around 7:30 p.m. as it headed southbound on Boyle Avenue from 4th Street after receiving a signal from a stolen vehicle recovery system called LoJack, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Michele Bond. The driver refused to pull over, and a pursuit ensued. Aerial footage showed the car driving east on the 5 Freeway before entering the […]

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    Woman Seeks Home for Chihuahua Rescued From 405 Freeway

    When a Sierra Madre paramedic saw a Chihuahua attempting to make its way across the 405 Freeway, she rescued it and treated the tumor she found it had — but now it needs a home. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Feb. 24, 2017. Contact rescuer Sabrina Somma at freeway@cosmicbrewery.com, or click here to support the dog’s care via GoFundMe.

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    13-Year-Old Organizes ‘Cupcakes for Canines’ Bake Sale in Culver City to Benefit Shelter Animals

    The dog Samantha Rojas’ family recently adopted brought her life so much joy she felt compelled to give back, and organized the Cupcakes for Canines and Friends fundraiser taking place at Adopt & Shop in Culver City on Saturday. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Feb. 23, 2017.

  • A South L.A. students who excels academically needs help paying for senior dues. (Credit: KTLA)

    Stellar South L.A. Student Headed for Ivy League Needs Help Paying Dues for School Activities

    A 17-year-old student from Green Design Steam Academy in South Los Angeles has been getting perfect grades for the past six years, but she has not been able to have fun with her classmates at any school activities because she cannot afford them. If you would like to help Eden Nava, checks can be mailed on her behalf to Green Design Steam Academy C/O Eden Nava, 6100 South Central Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90001. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA […]

  • Residents at a South L.A. apartment complex say they have been living in unsafe conditions following a powerful February storm. ( Credit: KTLA)

    South L.A. Residents Furious Over Falling Ceilings, Mildew in Units Following Storm

    Residents at an apartment complex in South Los Angeles say they have been living in unsafe conditions with ceilings collapsing and mildew, following last week’s powerful storm. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Feb. 21, 2017.

  • Crews on Feb. 20, 2017 continued to repair a sinkhole in Studio City where a woman fell in while driving her car days earlier. (Credit: KTLA)

    Crews Work to Repair Sink Hole in Studio City; Officials Reopen Part of Road Monday

    Crews continue to repair a sinkhole that a woman fell into in Studio City and officials planned to reopened part of the road on Monday. The sinkhole at Woodbridge Street at Laurel Canyon Boulevard swallowed two vehicles during a torrential rainstorm Friday night. A woman was rescued after her car fell into the hole and before another vehicle that was teetering above fell in. The woman was not injured. Officials said over the weekend that shoring on the road was […]

  • Authorities rescue a woman trapped in a sinkhole on Feb. 17, 2017.

    Woman Rescued After Car Falls Into Water-Filled Sinkhole in Studio City

    One woman was rescued Friday night after a car fell into a sinkhole filled with water in Studio City. Bobby Thompson told KTLA he was driving around 8 p.m. when the back tire of his van became stuck over a sinkhole on Woodbridge Street off of Laurel Canyon Boulevard. Moments later Stephanie Scott approached the sinkhole in her car. “I seen the other lady driving down the street and I’m trying to wave at her and tell her to stop,” said […]

  • Photographer Jennifer Silverberg captured this photo of Adam Hayat as he attended an Occupy Wall Street protest on Nov. 4, 2011.

    Man Arrested Near LAX After Pipe Bombs Found in His Denver Hotel Room: Report

    A man was arrested Thursday afternoon at a hotel near LAX after several pipe bombs were found in a Denver hotel room he had been staying in, sources told KTLA sister station KDVR. Kacey Montoya reports for the KLTA 5 News at 10 on Feb. 16, 2017.

  • A parking enforcement officer tickets a car parked in an area scheduled for street sweeping. (Credit: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)

    New App Seeks to Ease L.A. Drivers’ Parking Anxiety

    A new app called Polis Assist hopes to help drivers in Los Angeles find parking and avoid citations. It is expected to launch next month. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Feb. 15, 2017.