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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
  • An unoccupied SUV was submerged in mud in Gilman Springs on Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Dozens Rescued After Heavy Rain Prompts Mudflow in Riverside County; No Injuries

    Dozens of people were rescued from vehicles and evacuated from homes Thursday morning after heavy rain prompted flooding and a massive mudflow in Riverside County, officials said. No injuries were reported. Firefighters from Cal Fire and the Riverside County Fire Department responded about 1:31 a.m. to a report of an occupied vehicle stranded near the intersection of Sublette and Gilman Springs roads (map), in Gilman Springs, according to an incident report. Two people were rescued from the vehicle and were […]

  • Glendoras were prepared for rain on Dec. 2, 2014, with K-rail and sandbags. (Credit: KTLA)

    Mudslide Threat in Colby Fire Area Has Glendora Prepared for Storm

    Thousands of sandbags have been distributed and workers were prepared to keep storm drains clear in advance for potential mudslides during Tuesday’s storm in Glendora. Voluntary evacuation orders were in place near the Colby Fire burn area after the city raised its threat alert to the “orange” level early Tuesday. Crews working hard to dig out a private drain on the Colby Trail before the heavy rain hits. #colbyfire #larain — GlendoraPD (@Glendora_PD) December 2, 2014 Residents: Please place trash […]

  • Corey Sligh's girlfriend provided these photos of the actor and model showing him before and after an attack that took place on Thanksgiving, Nov. 27, 2014.

    ‘Young and the Restless’ Actor Attacked in Hollywood; Hospitalized

    A model and actor who had appeared in the soap opera “The Young and the Restless” was recovering Sunday after being attacked in Hollywood on Thanksgiving while attempting to deliver food to a friend, according to his girlfriend. Corey Sligh and his girlfriend, Alisa Berhorst, were bringing food to a friend who worked at a Rite Aid, located at 7900 Sunset Blvd. (map), when the attack occurred, she said. Two men had been driving erratically and traveling about 45 mph in […]

  • Nine miles of Pacific Coast Highway closed Nov. 30, 2014, after rain caused debris to cover the roadway. (Credit: KTLA)

    Rain Causes Debris, Rockslides to Close Nearly 10 Miles of PCH in Ventura County

    Multiple vehicles became trapped and about 10 miles of the Pacific Coast Highway in Ventura County was closed due to a rockslide Sunday – the first day of a storm expected to bring heavy rainfall to Southern California. Debris on the coastal roadway ranged from a few inches to over a foot high between Las Posas Road and Yerba Buena Road (map), according to officials. The closure was expected to last until at least Monday, the California Department of Transportation tweeted. The debris […]

  • Two occupants of a Ferrari that crashed and caught fire on Nov. 28, 2014, in Calabasas sustained injuries and were treated at a local hospital. (Credit: RMG News)

    Ferrari Becomes Engulfed in Flames After Crashing Into 2 Trees; Occupants Survive

    Two men were recovering Saturday from injuries sustained during a fiery crash after their Ferrari struck two trees in Calabasas, according to the California Highway Patrol. Edmond Evan Aslin, 44, was driving a 2002 black Ferrari westbound on Mureau Road, east of Los Virgenes Road (map) Friday around 10 p.m. when the car veered to the left, according to a CHP news release. The car then entered a grass median, struck two trees, and continued into the eastbound lanes before coming to a […]

  • Holiday Shoppers Seek Out Deals On Black Friday

    In-Person Shopping Sales Drop as Online Retailers Break Records: Report

    Online shoppers helped break records as fewer people visited stores in person to do their holiday shopping, according to recent reports.

  • 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.

  • Kacey Montoya's weather forecast on Nov. 23, 2014. (Credit: KTLA)

    Sunday Forecast: Warming Trend Continues; High Winds Expected Throughout Day

    Temperatures were expected to increase until Thanksgiving, and a fire weather watch was issued Sunday for Los Angeles and Ventura Counties by the National Weather Service due to high winds and low humidity.

  • 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.