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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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    Beverly Hills Woman Offering Reward After Man Steals Car With Dog Inside

    A black BMW was stolen from a Beverly Hills parking lot on Tuesday with the owner’s dog still inside, according to police. The dog, Woodie, is a blond, 11-year-old Chihuahua and his owner says she will do anything to get him back. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Dec. 7, 2016.

  • President-elect Donald Trump talks with the media at Trump Tower on December 6, 2016 in New York. (Credit: EDUARDO MUNOZ ALVAREZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    Trump Wants to Cancel Government’s Air Force One Order, Citing ‘$4 Billion’ Cost

    Donald Trump wants to cancel government plans to build two new Air Force One jets. The president-elect said in a tweet Tuesday that the new Boeing 747 jet that’s being built to carry “future presidents” already costs more than $4 billion, and that he wants to cancel the order. “Boeing is building a brand new 747 Air Force One for future presidents, but costs are out of control, more than $4 billion. Cancel order!” Asked by reporters Tuesday morning about […]

  • Ben Carson delivers remarks during a Trump campaign event at the DoubleTree by Hilton November 1, 2016 in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

    Trump Chooses Ben Carson for HUD Secretary

    Dr. Ben Carson will be nominated as the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Trump transition team announced Monday. “I am thrilled to nominate Dr. Ben Carson as our next Secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development,” President-elect Donald Trump said in a statement. “Ben Carson has a brilliant mind and is passionate about strengthening communities and families within those communities. We have talked at length about my urban renewal agenda and […]

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    Man Runs Over 2000 Miles Across US for Charity Following Route From ‘Forrest Gump,’ Ending on Santa Monica Pier

    A marathon runner from Liverpool, England, was barely out of breath when he arrived at the Santa Monica Pier Wednesday evening after running 2,200 miles to reach the landmark in an homage to ‘Forrest Gump’ that sought to raise $1 million for charity. Rob Pope has run 18 marathons before — even placing first in some — but his latest journey recreating the route from the seminal Tom Hanks film was the equivalent of 85 marathons. The 38-year-old runner reached Santa […]

  • The light displays are shown at Festival of Lights Ceremony in Riverside on Nov. 25, 2016. (Credit: KTLA)

    24th Annual Festival of Lights Ceremony Kicks Off in Riverside

    The 24th Annual Festival of Lights Switch-On Ceremony featured more than four-and-a-half million lights at The Mission Inn and a fireworks display Friday night. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Nov. 25, 2016.

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    Emaciated Dog Found on Side of Road in San Fernando Valley by Off-Duty LAPD Officers Makes Improbable Recovery

    Two police officers and two animal rights advocates serendipitously discovered a dying dog on the side of a secluded road in the San Fernando Valley just in time to save its life. The boxer, now named Bronx, was first found laying in pain by off-duty Los Angeles Police Department Officer Rick So on his usual route home. The dog wasn’t moving, and So thought he had been hit by a car due to the way his shoulder joints were protruding […]

  • Lola, the missing dog, is seen in a photo provided to KTLA by her owner, Roger Le Clair.

    World War II Veteran Devastated After Beloved Dog Stolen From Front Yard in Downey

    A World War II veteran devastated by the recent theft of his “best friend” — a teacup Chihuahua named Lola — from the front yard of his Downey home is pleading for the public’s help in a frantic effort to track her down. Lola, 12, was stolen from the home’s yard, located in the 7600 block of Brunache Street, last Wednesday, according to her owner, 93-year-old Roger LeClair, who describes the 1 1/2 pound dog as the love of his […]

  • In this file photo, palm trees sway and a flag flutters in gusty winds in Fontana as Santa Ana winds move into Southern California. (Credit: Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)

    Santa Ana Winds Bring Increased Fire Risk to L.A., Ventura Counties

    Gusty Santa Ana winds and dry conditions have elevated the risk of wildfire to critical levels across much of Southern California. North winds that began Wednesday night were expected to shift to the northeast with “widespread drying” in Los Angeles and Ventura counties, the National Weather Service said. A red flag warning is in effect through 6 p.m. Friday for “critical fire weather conditions” in those two counties. If a fire ignites, conditions favor “extreme fire behavior,” the weather service […]

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    Shopping Meets Charity at ‘Dress for Success’ Event in Beverly Hills

    Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Nov. 17, 2016. Shop For Success Benefiting Dress For Success 100 percent of money raised goes to Dress for Success’ L.A. Chapter Friday, Nov. 18, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 19, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. 8767 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 Free entry and parking