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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
  • FBI Investigating Stabbing of Police Officer at Michigan Airport as ‘Act of Terrorism’

        A Canadian man yelled “Allahu akbar” before he allegedly stabbed a police officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport in what the FBI is investigating as a terrorist act, officials said. Amor Ftouhi, 50, was charged with violence at an international airport, acting US Attorney Daniel Lemisch said in a statement. Ftouhi is accused of stabbing Lt. Jeff Neville with a roughly 12-inch knife with an 8-inch serrated blade Wednesday morning. He had his initial court appearance late Wednesday […]

  • Brentwood Newsstand Owner Says Whole Foods Will Not Renew His Lease Despite Being in Business for 28 Years

    The owner of the Brentwood Newsstand, who has been in business for 28 years, is gathering signatures in support of helping save his livelihood after Whole Foods decided not to renew his lease on the store’s property. To learn more about the petition, click here. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on June 19, 2017.

  • KTLA Weather: Cool, Cloudy Saturday Forecast

    Cloudy and cool temperatures will linger Saturday with temperatures in the mid-60s to lower 70s.

  • Porter Ranch Girl With Leukemia Tries On New Wig Made From Long Locks She Cut Off Before Treatment

    A 7-year-old Porter Ranch resident who cut off her her long, wavy locks after being diagnosed with leukemia last December was able to flip her own hair again Wednesday after getting a wig made by a Camarillo business that specializes in custom hair pieces for cancer patients. Once they got the diagnosis, Aliya Hall’s family decided to go ahead with chemotherapy, though they were warned of the possible side effects, including hair loss. Aliya was able to cut her hair […]

  • Possible Hate Crime Investigated at High School in Pacific Palisades After Black Student Was Depicted With a Noose

    A sophomore at the high school in Pacific Palisades is speaking out about the hostile climate for minority students she says the campus fosters. Just months after she transferred to Palisades Charter High School in January, Aina Shola Adewunmi said an image depicting her with a noose around her neck was being circulated among other students. It didn’t take long after the 15-year-old arrived on campus for a group of students to start using racial slurs in reference to her, […]

  • Sprinkles Responds After Video Appears to Show Rat in Cupcake Case at Glendale Location

    Sprinkles issued an apology Monday after video showing a rat scurrying across the cupcake case at the location at The Americana at Brand in Glendale was posted online over the weekend. In the minute-long video, which was uploaded Saturday, a rat can be seen in the area where the cupcakes are normally kept during business hours. Sprinkles appears to have been closed at the time, although it is unclear when exactly the video was taken. Suley Hidalgo said she was […]

  • Westchester Resident Concerned Over Mold Says Management Wants to Charge Thousands to Break Lease

    A Westchester resident says she’s been living with mold in her apartment for months and is ready to move out, but apartment management is trying to make her pay thousands of dollars to break the lease. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on June 1, 2017. Possible mold growth at a Westchester apartment @kaceymontoya speaks to a resident who had THIS growing from a spore test 2night @ 10 @KTLA pic.twitter.com/F2tOjoE5UX — Chris Gierowski (@tepall14) June […]

  • Animal Rescue in Riverside County Faces Eviction Because Property Owners Want to Sell Land

    The founder of “All Paws K-9 Rescue” in Winchester is looking for a new home for dozens of dogs because the property owners are looking to sell the land the organization is using. Those interested in donating to the organization’s cause can visit their GoFundMe page. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on May 31, 2017.

  • $30,000 Worth of Equipment, Cash Stolen from Woodland Hills Church

    A Woodland Hills church is trying to recover after $30,000 worth of equipment was stolen ahead of a big music service planned for Sunday. “It seemed very intentional and targeted,” Pastor Craig Peterson of the Woodland Hills Community Church told KTLA. He has been at the parish for eight years and said he had never before worried crime. The burglary occurred early Monday. Someone broke into the chapel and stole electronics and other items. “We lost two projectors for Sunday […]