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).

Twitter: @kaceymontoya
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Recent Articles
  • Jose Luis Aguilera, 41, is seen in a booking photo provided by the Orange County District Attorney's Office.

    Santa Ana Man Accused of Molesting 4 Girls After Using His Daughter to Befriend Families at Church

    Additional victims were being sought Tuesday of a Santa Ana man accused of using his own 6-year-old daughter to arrange playdates with the children of fellow church members who he would then sexually assault. Jose Luis Aguilera was charged with two felony counts of kidnapping for the purpose of child molesting, seven felony counts of committing lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14 and one felony count of sexual penetration with a child 10 years old or […]

  • The new rolling droid making its big-screen debut in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," known as BB-8, will be on store shelves beginning Friday, September 4, 2015. (Credit: CNNMoney)

    ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Merchandise Hits Stores on Force Friday

    Like Black Friday for “Star Wars” aficionados, Friday will see several new products hitting stores, many based around “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” out December 18. Since the original film’s release in the late 1970s, “Star Wars” has been as much about merchandising as about the movies themselves (as Mel Brooks famously noted). And once again, Lucasfilm, Disney and their many partners will prove that the Force is with “Star Wars” products. Some new toys, products and gadgets are being […]

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    Kite Surfing 101: Health Smart

    Calling all thrill seekers, an up and coming extreme sport is making waves in Southern California.  In tonight’s Health Smart, we’re stepping off the shore to check out kite surfing and why adrenaline junkies are jumping on board. Kacey Montoya reports on KTLA News at 10pm on Wednesday, September 2, 2015. For more information on lessons visit malibucoastaladventures.com

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    Pit Bull Found With Burns in Lancaster Taken in by Local Animal Rescue

    A pit bull brought to the Lancaster Animal Shelter with severe burns has been taken in by Doggy Smiles Rescue, who transferred the dog to a veterinary clinic in Palmdale for further treatment. Kacey Montoya reports from Palmdale for the KTLA 5 News at 6 on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2015. Click here if you’d like to donate to the medical fund.

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    Residents Voice Concerns Over Illegal Dumping in Low-Income L.A. Neighborhoods

    Residents voiced their concerns Wednesday over the large amount of illegal dumping taking place in low-income areas of Los Angeles. Kacey Montoya reports from Mid-Wilshire for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Sept. 2, 2015.

  • A woman poses under the Olympic rings during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 12, 2014. (Credit: Andrej Isakovic / Getty Images)

    USOC Names L.A. the Official U.S. Bidder for the 2024 Summer Olympics

    The mayor of Los Angeles expressed hope Tuesday that the city’s third bid for the Olympics will be successful, shortly after a unanimous City Council vote cleared the way for the Southern California city to press forward in its quest for the 2024 Summer Olympics. If successful, the bid would bring the Games to Los Angeles for a third time, the others being in 1932 and 1984. “This is a great day in the history of LA & the future […]

  • Police released video Monday of a man armed with a handgun robbing a Church`s Chicken restaurant on Sunday morning in South Los Angeles.

    Armed Man Holds Up Chicken Restaurant in Brazen Daylight Robbery: LAPD

    Police released surveillance video Monday of a man armed with a handgun robbing a Church`s Chicken restaurant in South Los Angeles. The robbery took place around 10:20 a.m. Sunday at a restaurant on Jefferson Boulevard and Western Avenue. At one point during the robbery, the gunman became impatient with the clerk and fired a round toward the kitchen, according to Detective Jesus Flores with the Los Angeles Police Department. No one was struck, but at the time of the robbery […]

  • Alison Parker and Adam Ward are shown in photos from Facebook. They died in an on-air shooting in Virginia on Aug. 26, 2015.

    Gunman Kills Self After Fatally Shooting Virginia Reporter, Photographer on Live TV: Sheriff

    After he shot two journalists on live TV and before he shot himself, Bryce Williams sent a message: “I’ve been a human powder keg for a while….just waiting to go BOOM.” Those were the words the gunman wrote in a chilling fax to ABC News, according to the network. The document purportedly from the Virginia shooter came after he gunned down WDBJ-TV journalists Alison Parker and Adam Ward, spurring a manhunt that ended when he turned a gun on himself […]

  • An underground rapper who goes by the name "Phora" was shot three times while driving home with his girlfriend on the 210 Freeway in Pasadena on Aug. 25, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Underground Rapper Known as ‘Phora’ Wounded in Shooting on 210 Freeway

    An underground rapper who goes by the name Phora was shot three times while driving home with his girlfriend early Tuesday morning on the 210 Freeway in Pasadena. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015.