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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
  • Henry Michael Gevorgyan is shown in a photo released by LAPD on Feb. 26, 2015.

    Driver Being Sought in Fatal Street Racing Hit-and-Run in Chatsworth ID’d by LAPD

    Police identified a 21-year-old man as the suspected driver who lost control of a modified Ford Mustang during an illegal street race and plowed into a crowd of spectators, leaving two dead and one injured in Chatsworth early Thursday. Henry Michael Gevorgyan was being sought by Los Angeles police in connection with the crash that occurred just after 2 a.m. in the 21400 block of Plummer Street (map). Gevorgyan was allegedly racing another vehicle westbound on Plummer Street from Canoga Avnue when he […]

  • Supporters of a plan to build an NFL stadium near the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack applaud Tuesday during an Inglewood City Council meeting. The council unanimously approved the measure. (Credit: Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)

    Inglewood Council Approves NFL Stadium Plan Amid Big Community Support

    The Inglewood City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve an 80,000-seat stadium at the site of the old Hollywood Park racetrack, jump-starting the effort to bring an NFL team back to the area after a two-decade absence. After almost four hours of presentations and discussion in front of a weary crowd, Inglewood Mayor James T. Butts Jr. hailed the agreement as “the best financial arrangement in the history of stadium deals in this country.” “We need to do the […]

  • Surveillance video released by CSUSB police of suspect wanted in double carjacking.

    Man Sought in Double Carjacking That Began on CSUSB Campus

    Police were searching Monday for a carjacker who attacked and abducted a student at CSUSB and then stole a second vehicle at gunpoint. The first carjacking occurred around 12:15 p.m. in parking lot G located near the gym on the campus of California State University, San Bernardino, according to a news release from campus police. The armed suspect approached the student’s car and asked if he wanted to buy a pair of shoes, an email sent out by the school […]

  • Lady Gaga (left) and Emma Stone (right) at the Academy Awards on Feb. 23, 2015. (Credit: Jason Merritt/Getty Images) Actress Jennifer Aniston and actor Justin Theroux  (middle) also attend. (Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

    Despite Rain, Stars Show Off Their Best, Worst Oscar Attire

    Despite the rain, stars showed off their best and worst Oscar attire at the 87th Academy Awards Sunday in Hollywood. Kacey Montoya reports from the newsroom for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015.

  • `Wag` App Enables Canine Owners to Book Dog Walkers

    Kacey Montoya reports from West Hollywood for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Feb. 20, 2015.

  • Bone Broth Diet; Health Smart

    Kobe Bryant may be nearing the tail-end of his NBA career, but there’s an ancient elixir that is being credited for helping the 36-year old athlete extend his life on the court… bone broth. Kacey Montoya reports on KTLA News at 10 on February 18, 2015. If you’d like to get Hilary’s Homemade Bone Broth Recipe and more information visit Hilary’s website.

  • Smoke could be seen rising from miles away from the ExxonMobil Torrance Refinery on Feb. 18, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Gas Prices Increase After Large Torrance ExxonMobil Explosion

    Wholesale gas prices rose 6 to 10 cents in California after a large explosion at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Torrance injured four workers and shut down a portion of the plant. “The shutdown at the Torrance refinery coupled with the earlier shutdown of the Tesoro Golden Eagle refinery has squeezed the supply of gasoline,” said Linda Rapattoni, spokeswoman for the California Energy Commission. While wholesale prices jumped, AAA reports the average price of regular gasoline in California increased by […]

  • Units in a Rosemead apartment complex were evacuated during a fire on Feb. 17, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Rosemead Condo Complex Evacuated Amid Explosion, Fire; Possible Link to Drug Lab Investigated

    Firefighters battled flames that followed a report of an explosion at a condo complex in Rosemead on Tuesday. Firefighters were called the 4200 block of South Walnut Grove Avenue about 4 p.m., according to Inspector Rick Flores of the Los Angeles County Fire Department. The individual who called 911 had heard an explosion and then reported a unit on fire. The 36-unit complex was evacuated and a preliminary search indicated no one was inside, he said. Three units were affected by […]

  • Raul Raul Fonseca suffered serious bruises on his head, face, back and right arm and hand. A man was arrested on Feb. 17, 2015 in connection with the attack.

    Grandfather Viciously Beaten While Waiting in Line to Use ATM in Temple City

    Sheriff’s investigators were searching Monday for a man who viciously attacked a grandfather in an apparent random attack at a Bank of America ATM in Temple City. It happened around 7 p.m. on Feb. 14 at a busy intersection where several people were standing in line to use the machine. Raul Fonseca of San Gabriel said he was waiting his turn when a man in his 30s approached the group and appeared to be agitated. According to the 79-year-old Fonseca, […]