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
  • The FBI released a wanted flier for suspected killer Henry Solis, a former LAPD officer, on March 20, 2015.

    FBI Offers $25,000 Reward for Former LAPD Officer Wanted in Pomona Killing

    The FBI announced a $25,000 reward Friday for help leading to the arrest of a fugitive former LAPD officer wanted in the killing of a 23-year-old Ontario man. Henry Solis allegedly fled from California to Texas with the help of his father shortly after the fatal downtown Pomona shooting of Salome Rodriguez Jr. early March 13. A federal arrest warrant charging Solis with unlawful flight to avoid prosecution was signed by a U.S. District Court magistrate on Thursday. Solis was fired […]

  • Teen Adventure Challenge; Health Smart

    The Teen Adventure Challenge and ARC encourage youth to get up and active. Kacey Montoya reports on KTLA News at 10 on March 19, 2015. For more information on the Teen Adventure Challenge go to their website. For more information ARC go to their website.

  • Henry Solis, a probationary officer with the Los Angeles Police Department, was named a "person of interest" in connection with a fatal shooting in Pomona on March 13, 2015. (Credit: Pomona Police Department)

    Fugitive LAPD Officer, Charged With Murder, Fled to Texas With Father’s Help: FBI

    A rookie LAPD officer who allegedly shot a 23-year-old man to death following a fight in Pomona fled to Texas with the help of his father, according to an FBI agent’s affidavit released Thursday. Henry Solis, 27, is suspected of killing Salome Rodriguez Jr. early March 13 after a physical altercation near a nightclub. While authorities continued to search for him, Solis was fired by Los Angeles Police Department Chief Charlie Beck on Tuesday, a day after Pomona police named the police officer as […]

  • Jacob Wohl is shown working at home. (Credit: KTLA)

    Still in High School, IE Hedge Fund Manager Earns Nickname the ‘Wohl of Wall Street’

    A 17-year-old Jacob Wohl, a football and basketball player at Santiago High School in Corona, runs his own hedge fund, Wohl Capital Investment Group. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on March 16, 2015.

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    Teen Driver Dies After Pursuit Vehicle Crashes Into Fire Truck in South Los Angeles

    A 17-year-old driver was killed and a passenger was critically injured when a high-speed chase with police involving a stolen vehicle ended in a fiery head-on crash in South Los Angeles on Wednesday night. The collision occurred around 9:15 p.m. in the 100 block of East 84th Street when the van slammed into the front of a fire truck that was responding to an earlier medical call in the area, according to Brian Humphrey, spokesman for the Los Angeles Fire […]

  • The front of an apartment building in San Francisco’s Marina District is ripped off on Oct. 21, 1989, following the Loma Prieta earthquake. (Credit: JONATHAN NOUROK/AFP/Getty Images)

    California More Likely to Have Mega-Earthquake in Next 30 Years: USGS

    The next magnitude 8.0 or greater earthquake to hit California could come a little sooner than expected. The estimated chance of whether such a mega-earthquake would hit California in the next three decades was raised to 7% from about 4.7%, the U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday. An 8.0 earthquake hitting a populated area would be devastating — producing 89 times more energy than the magnitude 6.7 Northridge earthquake in 1994. Quiz: Do You Know What to Do in an Earthquake? […]

  • Jayden Santiago, left, and Giovany Santiago-Enriquez, right, are seen in photos issued by CHP for an Amber Alert on March 9, 2015.

    Boy Sought in Amber Alert Found Safe in Tijuana; Father in Custody

    A 1-year-old boy who was the subject of a statewide Amber Alert was found safe on Monday evening in Tijuana by U.S. Marshals. The boy’s father, Giovany Santiago-Enriquez, was also taken into custody by Marshals in Tijuana on suspicion of attempted murder and child abduction, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The boy’s mother received the news that her son was safe around 8:30 p.m. She immediately went to the police station to find out when she could get […]

  • Anaheim police shot and killed a woman allegedly armed with knives on March 8, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Police Fatally Shoot Woman Allegedly Armed With 2 Knives in Anaheim

    A woman was fatally shot by police after she allegedly pulled out a knife during a fight with another woman near an Anaheim laundromat on Sunday, local police said. Police responded to reports of a stabbing near a laundromat in the 900 block of Euclid Street (map) around 5:30 p.m., Lt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department said. Two women allegedly got into an altercation when one of them pulled out a knife. One of the women was injured during the fight, but officers […]

  • Los Angeles firefighters are seen near a plane that was piloted by Harrison Ford when it crashed at a golf course in Venice on Thursday, March 6, 2015. (Credit: KTLA)

    Harrison Ford Remains Hospitalized After Crashing Plane on Venice Golf Course

    Actor Harrison Ford remained hospitalized in Westwood on Friday morning, recovering from injuries he sustained the day before when the small World War II-era plane he was piloting experienced engine failure and crashed at a golf course near Santa Monica Municipal Airport. The 72-year-old Hollywood icon, best known for his roles as Indiana Jones and Han Solo, suffered broken bones in his ankle and pelvis when the Ryan Aeronautical aircraft model ST3KR came down shortly before 2:30 p.m. Thursday at […]