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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
  • Authorities Lack Evidence to Arrest Person of Interest in Connection With Fatal Stabbing in Rolling Hills Estates; Victim ID’d

    A man identified as a person of interest in the fatal stabbing of a woman Thursday afternoon in the parking garage of a mall in Rolling Hills Estates was detained by authorities in Harbor City Friday morning. But after authorities interviewed the man and examined other evidence, they determined they did not have sufficient grounds to place him under arrest in connection with the homicide, the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release. However, he was arrested […]

  • Chino Cheerleading Squad Hopes to Compete at Special Olympics USA, But Lacks the Funds

    The Explosive All-Star Dazzles, a Chino-based cheerleading team consisting of nine girls with special needs, has been invited to compete at the both Special Olympics USA Games in Seattle and the Special Olympics 50th Anniversary celebration in Chicago. But the squad need help raising money for the trip and has created a GoFundMe campaign. As of Thursday night, it had only raised $350 of its $75,000 goal. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on May 3, […]

  • Victim Offers $10K Reward for Information on Man Who Stabbed Him in Caught-on-Video Culver City Road Rage Incident

    A man who was stabbed in an apparent road rage incident in Culver City is offering up his own $10,000 reward in hopes of identifying the perpetrator. The victim, a financial adviser named George, who declined to use his last name over concern for his safety, was brutally attacked over a parking space, Los Angeles police have confirmed. Although the Police Department is investigating, George wants his attacker to be apprehended as soon as possible, before it happens again. “The […]

  • Buena Park Residents Being Forced From Apartments After 11 Days Without Running Water

    Roughly 60 people who live in a Buena Park apartment complex say they have been struggling through the last 11 days without running water and were told on April 20 that they must vacate their residences by May 7 — far shorter than the 30 days’ notice typically required under California law. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on May 1, 2018.

  • A man is taken away in handcuffs after the FBI raided an apartment building in Hollywood on April 24, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    FBI Raids Hollywood Apartment Complex, Arrests 5 Amid Investigation Into ID Theft Ring

    Five people were arrested and a sixth was being sought after the FBI raided an apartment complex in Hollywood on Tuesday in connection with an investigation into crime ring that installed devices into ATMs to harvest credit card data, officials said. Federal agents and Torrance police officers stormed Vantage Hollywood Apartments, located at 1710 N. Fuller Ave., in search of four individuals charged with bank fraud in a criminal complaint on Tuesday morning, said Laura Eimiller, a spokesperson for the […]

  • People embrace at the scene of a memorial for victims after a van plowed into pedestrians in Toronto, Canada, on April 23, 2018. (Credit: Cole Burston / Getty Images)

    10 Dead, 15 Injured After Van Plows Into Pedestrians in Toronto; Incident Appears Intentional: Police

    Ten people are dead and 15 are injured after the driver of a van plowed into multiple pedestrians in Toronto on Monday in what appears to be a deliberate act, Toronto Police Chief Mark Saunders said. Saunders said the suspected driver, Alek Minassian, 25, of Richmond Hill, Ontario, was in custody. Minassian was arrested in a white rental van less than 30 minutes after police received a 911 call, Saunders said. Minassian was previously known to Toronto authorities, according to […]

  • New Culver City Theater Will Put Performers With Disabilities in the Spotlight

    A nonprofit that supports actors and musicians with disabilities is opening a new theater in Culver City, and opening night on April 13 will feature an original play titled “Lost in the Light.” For more information, visit CREoutreach.org. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on April 11, 2018.

  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a joint hearing of the US Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee and Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, April 10, 2018. (Credit: Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    Mark Zuckerberg Apologizes for Mistakes That Led to Cambridge Analytica Scandal During Testimony

        Dozens of senators attempted to take swipes at Mark Zuckerberg in his debut on Capitol Hill. None appeared to land a significant blow. The Facebook CEO formally apologized to Congress on Tuesday for mistakes that led to the Cambridge Analytica scandal and stressed that his company is rethinking its responsibility to users and society. “It’s clear now that we didn’t do enough to prevent these tools from being used for harm as well. That goes for fake news, […]

  • Alaskan Malamutes Rescued From Breeder in NorCal Need Homes

    About two dozen Alaskan Malamutes rescued from a breeder in Northern California last month are now being cared for by a woman in Simi Valley. A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with expensive medical care and as soon as the dogs are healthy, all 11 adults and 11 puppies will be available for adoption. Anyone interested in giving a permanent homes to these dogs can fill out an application at https://www.alaskanmalamuterescue.com.  Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA […]