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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
  • The Creek Fire was 0 percent contained on the night of Dec. 5, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    11,000-Acre Creek Fire in Foothills Above Sylmar Forces Mandatory Evacuations Affecting 110,000 People

    A brush fire burning in the foothills above Sylmar, Lake View Terrace and Sunland-Tujunga scorched 11,000 acres, burned at least 30 structures and forced more than 100,000 people to evacuate their homes Tuesday. By late afternoon, a state of emergency had been declared in both the city and county of Los Angeles, which had sent firefighters on Monday to battle the much larger Thomas Fire in Ventura County. The Los Angeles County blaze, dubbed the Creek Fire, began about 3:42 […]

  • Help Sought for Guinness World Record Holder ‘Norman the Scooter Dog’ After Cancer Diagnosis

    He’s a two-time Guinness world record holder who has been entertaining audiences for years. Now “Norman the Scooter Dog” needs help. The 8-year-old canine has been diagnosed with cancer and is being treated in West Los Angeles. But the cost of the care is becoming overwhelming for his owner. Kacey Montoya reports from West L.A. for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Nov. 29, 2017. The Perseus Foundation has been trying to help supply enough platelets for Norman. They […]

  • Kacey Montoya, Paramedic Sabrina Somma Launch Dog Rescue K911ResQ

    KTLA’s Kacey Montoya has started a nonprofit with paramedic Sabrina Somma with the mission of helping dogs in urgent need and rehabilitating the unwanted, including seniors, to find them loving homes. K911ResQ wants to prevent dogs from ending up in shelters by providing assistance to low-income pet owners with vet bills. The organization will also raise money for a mobile spay and neuter clinic – called Fix’n Fidos – to provide surgeries and other services to those in need. The K911ResQ launch party  is set […]

  • Experts Offer Advice on How to Avoid Package Theft as the Holiday Shopping Season Kicks Into High Gear

    It’s the busiest time of the year for shopping and package deliveries, and that means so-called porch pirates will be out in full force. But there are ways to prevent packages from ending up in the wrong hands. Kacey Montoya reports from Arcadia for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Nov. 27, 2017.

  • Thanksgiving Day shoppers wait to check out during the 'Black Friday' sales at a Best Buy store in Culver City on November 24, 2016. (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

    Black Friday 2017: What Times Stores Will Open the Day After Thanksgiving

    Here’s a look at what major retailers have said about their hours for Black Friday: Barnes & Noble Barnes & Noble stores will be open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Black Friday. Belk Belk opened at 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will stay open until 1 a.m. Friday. The department store will reopen at 6 a.m. on Friday and remain open until 10 p.m. Best Buy Best Buy opened at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will […]

  • San Gabriel Valley Shelter Dogs Treated to Special Thanksgiving Meal

    Many dogs in shelters have never had the warm feeling of family on Thanksgiving, and many will spend the holidays alone in a cage. But well known animal lover Rocky Kanaka wants to change that, and to to that end, he created a special meal for dogs on Monday at the San Gabriel Valley Humane Society called “Barksgiving.” Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Nov. 20, 2017. More information on the San Gabriel Valley Humane […]

  • Pictured is one of the pets owned by a person in the downtown L.A. building where a property manager has ordered all the tenants to get rid of their pets. (Credit: KTLA)

    Downtown L.A. Apartment Building Starts Enforcing ‘No Pets Allowed’ Rule After Previously Allowing Animals

    The tenants in one downtown Los Angeles apartment building, many of them low-income and disabled, were told to get rid of their pets or face possible eviction after a previous property manager gave them permission to keep the animals in the building despite a rule saying pets aren’t allowed, they told KTLA. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on November 17, 2017.

  • The note left by a Las Vegas mass shooting survivor for a kind stranger is seen on Nov. 16, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    Las Vegas Shooting Survivor Performing 58 Random Acts of Kindness to Honor Victims

    A survivor of the Las Vegas massacre is on a mission to perform 58 random acts of kindness to keep the memory of the victims alive and spread positivity in the face of senseless violence. One of those acts took place in Azusa on Wednesday, when a local police officer who stopped at a Starbucks was on the receiving end. With his morning cup of coffee, Lt. Mike Bertelsen was handed a gift card wrapped in a note: “I am […]

  • Fontana police released this photo of the suspect, Matthew Rice.

    Man Sought After Allegedly Assaulting Estranged Wife and Male Friend, Setting Fire to 3 I.E. Homes: Police

    Fontana police are searching for a man who allegedly attempted to set three Inland Empire homes on fire and possibly stole a vehicle Wednesday, one day after he was suspected of breaking into his estranged wife’s residence and assaulting her and a friend, authorities said. The alleged crime spree began shortly before midnight, when 37-year-old Matthew Rice, allegedly broke into a house in the 8000 block of Jamestown Circle shortly before midnight Tuesday, according to a Fontana Police Department news […]