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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
  • Hillary Clinton's doctor said on Sept. 11, 2016, that the Democratic presidential nominee had been diagnosed with pneumonia.

    Hillary Clinton Cancels California Trip While Recovering From Pneumonia

    Hillary Clinton’s campaign is regrouping after a weekend of stumbles left her looking vulnerable at a pivotal moment of her battle with Donald Trump. Her wobbly exit Sunday at muggy Ground Zero — captured on damaging video of Clinton lurching into the arms of her security detail — followed by a belated announcement that she has pneumonia dramatically turned the state of her health from conservative conspiracy theory into a genuine campaign issue. But Sunday’s drama was merely a capstone […]

  • Cal State Los Angeles students at a 2014 demonstration in support of ethnic studies programs. (Credit: Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times)

    Cal State L.A. Introduces Controversial Black-Focused Housing Option

    The debut of a new housing option at Cal State Los Angeles is attracting a lot of attention, starting with its name: the Halisi Scholars Black Living-Learning Community. The on-campus housing is meant to gather those interested in issues concerning the black community. Twenty-four students are living in the themed dorm space, and Cal State L.A. said there is a wait list to get in. News of the housing spread around the Internet on Tuesday, generating criticism. Some said separating […]

  • Legendary Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel performs during the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on Nov. 5, 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  (Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

    Fans Gather in Monterey Park to Pay Homage to Legendary Mexican Singer Juan Gabriel

    Fans of legendary Mexican singer Juan Gabriel gathered Tuesday evening to say goodbye and pay homage to a man who many said they’ve grown to love over the years like a family member. The memorial service was held at St. Stephen Martyr Catholic Church in Monterey Park where about 100 fans grieved and paid their respects to the 66-year-old international superstar, whose real name was Alberto Aguilera Valadez. The Latin American music icon, who died of a heart attack Aug. […]

  • Bears are shown swimming in a Pasadena pool on Sept. 1, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    3 Bears Roam Around Pasadena Neighborhood, Go for Swim in Pool Before Heading Back Into Forest

    A mama bear and her two cubs roamed around a Pasadena neighborhood and took a dip in a swimming pool Thursday afternoon after breaking the back door to a house in the area. The trio eventually made their way back to the forest. Authorities started receiving calls about the black bears shortly before noon after they were spotted in the 3200 block of Fairpoint Street, according to Los Angeles Times. The bears broke a home’s back door, but never made entry, […]

  • Manuel Jimenez Galvan's daughter started an online petition to put a turn signal near the Chatsworth intersection where he was killed.

    Woman Starts Online Petition for Turn Signal Near Chatsworth Intersection Where Father Was Killed by Bus

    A woman has started an online petition to get a turning signal installed near the Chatsworth intersection where her father was struck and killed by a bus while riding a motorcycle in 2014. Manuel Jimenez Galvan, 52, was traveling westbound on Nordhoff Street in May, 2014 when his motorcycle collided with a bus that was facing eastbound and making a left turn in Chatsworth, Los Angeles Police Department officials said. He was killed just three miles from his home. His […]

  • Flames rage near where a plane made a retardant drop on the Bogart Fire that burned near Beaumont on Aug. 30, 2016 (Credit KTLA)

    1,000-Acre Bogart Fire Determined to Be Human-Caused; All Evacuations Lifted

    A brush fire that broke out Tuesday afternoon in the Beaumont area and quickly scorched at least 1,000 acres was determined to be human-caused, Cal Fire investigators said. Evacuations for the Banning Bench and the Highland Springs Village Mobile Home Park in Cherry Valley were lifted Tuesday night, officials said. Residents returning home will need a valid ID. The Bogart Fire, which had temporarily displaced 700 people, is 10 percent contained, officials tweeted. The blaze started about 12:25 p.m. at the intersection of International Park Road and Winesap Avenue […]

  • Colin Kaepernick and one of the local Chicago school kids attend the unveiling of a new initiative called 'Let's Move Active Schools' at McCormick Place on February 28, 2013 in Chicago. (Credit:Barry Brecheisen/Getty Images for Nike)

    San Francisco 49ers Colin Kaepernick Causes Controversy After Sitting in Protest During National Anthem

    When San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat in protest during the national anthem, he caused quite a stir within the military community. Teri Johnson, a Gold Star mother who lost her son, Sgt. Joseph Johnson, in an IED attack in Afghanistan in 2010, told CNN’s Jake Tapper, “When I read that he said he couldn’t stand for a flag that he didn’t have pride in … right away, my heart kind of stopped and I lost my breath because […]

  • A dog nicknamed "Jack the Evac" was rescued during the Blue Cut Fire. (Credit: KTLA)

    Rescue Group in Victorville Helping Pets Displaced by Devastating Blue Cut Fire

    A rescue group in Victorville is helping pets displaced in the recent Blue Cut Fire in San Bernardino County. The organization is using a new crowd-funding website specifically for animals. Kacey Montoya reports from Victorville for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Aug. 26, 2016. Click here for more information about Jack the Evac and to donate to his care. 

  • Joshua Robertson and Brittany Humphrey are shown in photos released by the Pueblo Police Department after their arrest Aug. 25, 2016.

    Couple Sought in Death of Mother, Kidnapping of Children Arrested in Colorado

    A fugitive couple being sought in the kidnapping of three children whose mother was found dead off a remote Gorman-area road were arrested in Colorado Thursday, authorities said. The Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department announced Wednesday that investigators were seeking Joshua Robertson, 27, and Brittany Humphrey, 22, in connection with the death of Kimberly Harvill, whose body was discovered Aug. 14. The couple, from the Fresno area, were together at a motel in the Lebec area with Harvill and her […]