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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
  • Kacey Montoya's weather forecast on Nov. 22, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Saturday Forecast: Wind Advisory in Effect; Warming Trend Continues

    A wind advisory was in effect Sunday afternoon and expected to last through Monday. Warmer weather was also expected to continue through the week and into the Thanksgiving holiday.

  • Woman Takes on ‘Pep Boys’ in Dispute Over Alleged Backward Battery Installation

    Lori Volzer said Wednesday that she had been battling a Pep Boys in Huntington Beach for more than a month trying to get the store to pay for damage to her car that she claimed they caused by installing a new battery backwards. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014.  

  • Riverside Residents Express Concerns Over Possible Contaminated Soil at Agricultural Park

    Residents who live near a 10-acre agriculture park in Riverside expressed their concerns Tuesday about what really happened there more than 10 years ago when a massive sewage spill contaminated the soil. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014.

  • It’s a White Carpet for the L.A. Premiere of ‘Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1′

  • A tree fell on a car in Canoga Park on Nov. 16, 2014, as high winds caused a Red Flag Warning in much of L.A. and Ventura Counties. (Credit: KTLA)

    Santa Ana Winds Bring Increased Fire Danger to Southern California; Red Flag Warning in Effect

    Strong Santa Ana winds are expected to bring heightened fire danger in the mountains around Los Angeles early next week. The National Weather Service issued a red flag fire warning for Sunday through Monday evening, noting that “strong north and northeast winds combined with warming temperatures and lowering humidity will bring critical fire weather conditions to portions of southwestern California.” Winds could reach 60 miles per hour in the mountains of Los Angeles and Ventura counties on Sunday, the weather […]

  • Family and friends of Josue Fuentes protested his death on Nov. 15, 2014, at a Van Nuys rally. (Credit: KTLA)

    Family, Friends of Pierce College Student Who Was Shot, Killed by Police Stage Rally in Van Nuys

    Nearly one week after a knife-wielding 22-year-old man was shot and killed by police in Van Nuys, his family and friends held a rally Saturday saying police should not have killed him. Multiple rally attendees identified Josue Fuentes as the man who was shot and killed by Los Angeles Police Department officials last Sunday near Haskell Avenue and Victory Boulevard (map). Fuentes was a Pierce College student who had a full-time job as a medical assistant, according to family attorney […]

  • Authorities were looking for Ethan Walker, who they said attacked a man in Victorville because he was gay. (San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department)

    Two Arrested, Third Suspect Sought in Attack on Gay Man in Victorville

    Authorities are looking for a man who they say led an attack on a Victorville man who was struck with rocks, bottles and a wooden board because he’s gay. Detectives arrested two suspects — a 17-year-old boy and 22-year-old Robert Fraire — and are still looking for Ethan Walker, the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department said Wednesday. The 17-year-old was not identified because he is a minor. The attack occurred Oct. 28 in a remote drainage wash near Mall Boulevard […]

  • Photographer Jung Park was accused of trying to coerce Korean models into perform sexual acts by threatening to have them deported. (Credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

    Photographer Accused of Coercing Korean Models to Perform Sex Acts by Threatening Deportation

    Police were searching for possible victims of a man accused of trying to coerce Korean models into performing sex acts by threatening to have them deported. The most recent incident occurred on Oct. 26 when Jung Park met with a young woman who responded to an ad for body paint models, according to a news release from the Los Angeles Police Department. The woman told authorities she was initially asked to disrobe and pose nude for photos. The 41-year-old Park […]

  • Surveillance video showed a 69-year-old woman being held down by three men who steal her Rolex watch. (Credit: LAPD)

    Woman, 69, Held Down and Robbed of Rolex and Jewelry in Hancock Park

    Police were searching Thursday for four men who jumped a 69-year-old woman and a stole her jewelry in a brazen afternoon attack in upscale Hancock Park. The attack occurred around 12:45 p.m. on Oct. 30 as the woman got out of her car in an alley behind a series of shops on La Brea Avenue near 4th Street. As the woman began walking toward the stores, surveillance video showed a black four-door BMW pulling up behind her. Three men could […]