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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
  • A helicopter crosses in front of a huge plume of smoke from a wildfire in Tujunga on Sept. 1, 2017. (Credit: KTLA)

    1,500-Acre La Tuna Canyon Fire Threatens Homes, Prompts 210 Freeway Closure

    A growing Verdugo Mountains brush fire that is threatening 50 homes in the Tujunga area has prompted evacuations and the closure of the 210 Freeway in both directions on Friday, the hottest day of a brutal heat wave. The blaze was reported just before 1:30 p.m. in a drainage along the north side of La Tuna Canyon Road, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. Within about seven hours, it had grown to an estimated 1,500 acres. A “precautionary evacuation” was […]

  • L.A. Non-Profit Organization Training Volunteers to Assist Harvey Victims

    Team Rubicon, an organization that is comprised of  70 percent military veterans, is offering first response disaster training to volunteers who are interested in assisting Hurricane Harvey victims. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on August 30, 2017.

  • SoCal Organizations Providing Assistance, Donations to Texas Flood Victims, Pets

    Local organizations and charities throughout Southern California are working to assist victims and pets affected by Hurricane Harvey. Drop off will be accepted at 21100 Lassen Street in Chatsworth, CA 91311) this Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. or at the Bands For Arms Store 754 N Lemon St. in Anaheim from 8 a.m. to 1  p.m. or 6 p.m. 9 p,m. this week only. Here are the organizations working together to help the victims: Operation […]

  • Citizens with boats in Texas get to work after Harvey to "go try to save some lived/ (Credit: Texas Military Department)

    Texas Residents With Boats Work to Save Lives After Massive Flooding Caused by Harvey

    The statement is short but powerful. CNN’s Ed Lavandera comes up on a pair of men readying a boat under a flooded overpass somewhere in southeast Texas. “You guys just jumping in to help out?” asks Lavandera. “Yes sir,” says one of the men. The man says they’ve come from Texas City, to use their boat to help out in rescue efforts. “What are you going to do?” Lavandera asks him. “Go try to save some lives.” It’s one of […]

  • North Hollywood Residents Say RVs Parked on Streets Causing Crime, Seek Help From City

    North Hollywood residents claim that multiple RVs parked on city streets are causing crime in the area and homeowners are calling for action. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on August 18, 2017.

  • 13 Killed in Barcelona Attack Called ‘Jihadi Terrorism’; Several ‘Taken Down’ in 2nd Possible Attack

    Spain saw one of its most violent days in recent memory as a spate of incidents throughout the country appeared to be connected to a terror attack Thursday in Barcelona that left 13 people dead and more than 100 injured. Authorities said they are working under the assumption that two other deadly events, a terrorist incident in the seaside city of Cambrils and a house explosion farther down the coast in Alcanar, were linked to the van attack in Barcelona […]

  • Sherman Oaks Animal Rescue Group Offers Reward for Info in Possible Animal Cruelty Case

    A Sherman Oaks animal rescue group is offering a reward for information in a possible animal cruelty case. The group believes a puppy may have been burned with acid. Anyone with information can contact the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation on their website or Facebook page. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Aug. 16, 2017.

  • Friday Forecast: Cool Morning Temps Warming by Afternoon

    Look for cool morning temperatures to heat up again by Friday afternoon. Kacey Montoya has KTLA’s forecast on Aug. 11, 2017.

  • Thursday Forecast: Sunny Skies, Comfortable Temps

    Look for sunny skies and comfortable temperatures Thursday. Kacey Montoya has KTLA’s forecast on Aug. 10, 2017.