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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
  • Cal State Northridge Department of Police Services officials released this composite sketch of a man they believe tried to kidnap a student on Sept. 27, 2016.

    Police Seek Man Who Allegedly Tried to Kidnap CSUN Student Near Campus, Threatened to Kill Her

    Los Angeles and Cal State Northridge police officials are looking for a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a student near campus on Tuesday and threatened to kill her if she kept screaming. The incident was reported about 3:40 p.m. near the intersection of Darby Avenue and Dearborn Street, the Department of Police Services on campus reported. The man approached the victim and grabbed her from behind in a bear hug. While the student tried to get away, the man […]

  • Josh Acosta, left, and Frank Felix are shown in booking photos released Sept. 25, 2016, by the Fullerton Police Department.

    3 Held on Suspicion of Murder in Triple Homicide at Fullerton Home

    The criminal case against three people arrested in the killings of a Fullerton couple and another man is likely to be handed to prosecutors Tuesday, police said. Two men and an unidentified 17-year-old girl were arrested Sunday in the deaths of three adults whose bodies were found Saturday morning after a little girl called 911 from at home in the 400 block of South Gilbert Street, saying her parents had died. Josh Acosta, 21, or Fort Irwin, and Frank Felix, […]

  • A man and woman are shown on surveillance video robbing a 72-year-old woman in Panorama City on Aug. 4, 2016. (Credit: Los Angeles Police Department)

    LAPD Searching for Thieves After 72-Year-Old Woman Robbed on Video in Panorama City

    Los Angeles police are investigating on Friday after a 72-year-old woman was robbed at an ATM in Panorama City. The woman was withdrawing money from an ATM in the 8200 block of Woodman Avenue around 1:30 p.m. on Aug. 4 when she was approached by two people. The alleged thieves, one man and one woman, are seen on surveillance video posted to the LAPD YouTube page, talking with the victim and appearing to assist her with the ATM transaction. At […]

  • Pipe spewing water in Long Beach on Sept. 21, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Water Officials Respond to Massive Water Waste in Long Beach

    A local water company is responsible for a massive water waste in Long Beach, and a California Water Service official said the reason is because of a new water treatment plant that is in the works. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Sept. 21, 2016.

  • Two people were critically injured on Sept. 20, 2016 in a car accident in Van Nuys. (Credit: KTLA)

    2 People Critically Injured in Van Nuys Car Crash

    Two people in a Nissan Sentra were severely injured Tuesday night when the driver pulled the car out from its parking spot and tried to make a U-turn on Woodman Avenue, and then was struck by a Mercedes-Benz, police on scene said. The Mercedes driver was not injured. Kacey Montoya reports from Van Nuys for the KTLA 5 News at 11 on Sept. 20, 2016.

  • Ahmad Khan Rahami, the man suspected in bombings in New York and New Jersey, was in custody after a shootout with police, authorities said. (Credit: WABC)

    Suspect in NYC, N.J. Bombings Arrested After Shootout With Police; 2 Officers Hit

    The man suspected in Saturday’s bombings in New York and New Jersey has been captured after a frantic manhunt and shootout. Ahmad Khan Rahami was charged with five counts of attempted murder of a law enforcement officer after a shootout Monday with police in Linden, New Jersey, Union County Prosecutor Grace H. Park said. He is also charged with second-degree unlawful possession of a weapon and second-degree possession of a weapon for an unlawful purpose. Rahami is suspected of bombings […]

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    Police Search for Several Suspects in String of Studio City Business Burglaries

    Police said Thursday they are searching for several suspects after eight burglaries occurred last month at businesses along Ventura Boulevard in Studio City. Kacey Montoya reports from Studio City for the KTLA 5 News at 3 on Sept. 15, 2016.

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    KTLA to Participate in Nautica Malibu Triathlon to Support Children`s Hospital L.A.

    Anchors and reporters with KTLA are set to participate in the Nautica Malibu Triathlon to help support Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News. More information is available at http://bit.ly/2c5NTfu.

  • Police investigate a fatal shooting in Woodland Hills on Sept. 14, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Expecting Pizza Delivery Fatally Shot Outside Woodland Hills Home, Police Say

    A 37-year-old husband and father who believed he was opening the door for a pizza delivery was fatally shot outside his Woodland Hills home late Tuesday, police said. Authorities received a shots fired call in the 4900 block of Medina Drive shortly before midnight, said Capt. Paul Vernon with the Los Angeles Police Department. Arriving officers found the shooting victim, identified by a Los Angeles County coroner’s official as Hovik Krboyan, outside the home, Vernon said. Krboyan was pronounced dead at the scene. […]