Kacey Montoya
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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
  • Jared Fogle is pictured watching pre-race introductions Sunday, October 19, 2003, at the NASCAR Subway 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, Virginia. (Credit: Al Messerschmidt/WireImage)

    Ex-Subway Spokesman Jared Fogle to Serve Jail Time in Plea Deal in Child Porn Case

    Former Subway pitchman Jared Fogle will plead guilty to child pornography charges and to crossing state lines to pay for sex with minors, prosecutors and defense attorneys announced after Fogle’s initial appearance in federal court. Fogle “has notified the court that he intends to plead guilty,” U.S. Attorney Josh Minkler said. The plea deal, filed in court Wednesday, would see him serve between five and 12½ years in prison. The court will have to approve the agreement, in which Fogle […]

  • So-called "pink Viagra" is shown. (Credit: WRAL via CNN)

    ‘Female Viagra’ Drug Addyi Gets Approved by FDA

    Women who have lost their sex drive now have a little pink pill to help them. On Tuesday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved flibanserin, brand name Addyi, for the treatment of sexual dysfunction in premenopausal women. A 2002 study found that up to one-third of adult women might experience hypoactive sexual desire disorder, a technical term for when women lack sexual desire or fantasy. Some experts say that for women, the cure for low libido is more likely […]

  • Bill Cosby, seen in this file photo, has remained silent in the wake of renewed allegations of sexual assault. (Credit: CNN)

    ‘Cosby Show’ Actress Says Bill Cosby Assaulted Her in Dressing Room

    The list of women accusing comedian Bill Cosby of sexual assault grew Wednesday as two actresses and a former airline attendant added to the lurid allegations. Standing before television cameras, Eden Tirl, who appeared on “The Cosby Show;” 1970s movie actress Linda Ridgeway and former American Airlines flight attendant Colleen Hughes joined three dozen other women who have accused Cosby of wrongdoing over several decades. Tirl said she gained the courage to come forward because other women had. She said […]

  • A dog is seen inside the Friends of Upland Animal Shelter on Aug. 2, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Animal Shelter Workers Fear Dozens of Dogs, Cats May Be Euthanized Amid Budget Cuts in Upland

    Municipal budget cuts in Upland have prompted fears that dozens of cats and dogs at the Friends of Upland Animal Shelter may be euthanized. The City Council voted last week to adopt a new budget, which included a $389,699 cut to animal services, according to a the shelter’s website. “We were operating on a very limited amount of money to begin with, I don’t know how we’re going to do it without sacrificing the quality of conditions here,” Janice Elliot from the Friends […]

  • L.A. airport police tweeted these photos of Andi Gusmari after he was reported missing after last being seen on the USC campus the night of Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015.

    Special Olympics Athlete From Albania Last Seen at USC Campus Reported Missing

    A Special Olympics athlete from Albania who was last seen Saturday night at the USC campus was reported missing Sunday, according to tweets from L.A.-area police. Andi Gusmari is 44 years old and described as white, standing about 5 feet 6 inches to 9 inches tall, weighing 180 to 190 pounds, with black hair and brown eyes, police stated. He was last seen Saturday around 8:30 p.m. at the University of Southern California wearing a red polo shirt, black pants and […]

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    Man Who Lost Eye to Melanoma Raises Money for Others With the Disease

    Aaron Atkins spent his 30th birthday this year in a hospital bed recovering from life-changing surgery that left him with one eye. After all the support he received during his battle with caner Atkins is now giving back. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Friday, July 31, 2015. Click here, if you’d like to help.

  • A group of Carson residents claim a postal worker dumped dozens of letters in the trash. (Credit: KTLA)

    Carson Residents Claim Postal Carrier Dumped Stacks of Mail Into Trash Dumpster

    Postal inspectors on Wednesday were investigating claims by residents of an apartment complex in Carson that they witnessed a postal carrier dumping stacks of mail into the trash. Kacey Montoya reports from Carson for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Wednesday, July 29, 2015.

  • A coyote pup belonging to C-144, a female coyote who spends the majority of her time in the Westlake neighborhood. (Credit: National Park Service)

    New Study Aims to Gain Insights Into Lives of LA’s Most Urban Coyotes

    Two collared coyotes living in Los Angeles have given researchers a new understanding of the species’ resilience and ability to make their homes in unnatural habitats. The first-ever study of urban coyotes in Los Angeles, described by the National Park Service on Tuesday, has focused on two animals that were captured and fitted with GPS collars in May. The duo — a male and female coyote who are not mates — spend more than half of their time in developed […]

  • Family provided this photo of Makeda More. The 30-year-old mother of two was killed by a hit-and-run driver on July 25, 2015, in Bellflower.

    Mother of 2 Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver in Bellflower; Family Pleads for Witnesses to Come Forward

    Investigators searched Sunday for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 30-year-old mother of two in Bellflower the previous night. The victim, identified by family members as Makeda More, was crossing near Lakewood Boulevard and Los Angeles Street (map) around 9:44 p.m. Saturday when she was struck, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department news release stated. It was not known if she was in a crosswalk. Video showed officials performing CPR on More at the scene before she was transported to a […]