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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
  • 8 Quadriplegics Living in Special Granada Hills Home Face Eviction

    Eight quadriplegics who live in a Granada Hills home that has been fixed to be wheelchair accessible are now facing eviction. The residents live in the specially equipped home thanks to Freedom to Live, an organization that helps people with spinal cord injuries. The nonprofit spent more than $50,000 revamping the home. The residents also receive peer guidance and learn how to live as a quadriplegic and among others like them. Juan Elisarras, the victim of a gunshot wound, said that without Freedom […]

  • Wikileaks Claims to Reveal How CIA Hacks TVs, Phones Worldwide

    The CIA has become the preeminent hacking operation, sneaking into high-tech phones and televisions to spy on people worldwide, according to an explosive Wikileaks publication of purported internal CIA documents on Tuesday. To hide its operations, the CIA routinely adopted hacking techniques that enabled them to appear as if they were hackers in Russia, Wikileaks said. Wikileaks also claimed that nearly all of the CIA’s arsenal of privacy-crushing cyberweapons have been stolen, and the tools are potentially in the hands […]

  • Authorities Investigating After ‘Illegal’ Is Spray-Painted in Long Beach Neighborhood

    Long Beach police are investigating after vandals spray-painted graffiti with the word “illegal” on multiple cars, a day care center and a church, local residents said. Joe Solis, who has lived in Belmont Heights neighborhood for 13 years, discovered “illegal” spray-painted on his yellow 1971 Volkswagen van on Sunday. “I’ve never had that done to me. I’ve never felt that feeling before, you know, when someone says it’s like a hate crime of some sort,” said Solis. “It’s sad to see that someone […]

  • Alhambra Residents Concerned Over Coyote With Mange Seen Roaming Neighborhood

    A coyote has been roaming an Alhambra residential neighborhood south of Almansor Park, making some residents concerned about safety. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on March 1, 2017.

  • South L.A. Woman Says Home is Infested With Rats

    A South L.A. woman says rats have infested her home over the last two months, and her landlord has not been much of a help. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Feb. 28, 2017.

  • Tattoo Removal Chain Closes Before Pre-Paid Clients Can Finish Treatment Packages

    Dr. Tattoff, a local tattoo & hair removal chain, closed before patients who had paid upfront for multi-session treatment plans could receive their services, the company’s clients told KTLA. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 11 on Feb. 27, 2017.

  • Officers Arrest Suspected Stolen Car Driver in East L.A. After Pursuit Ends in Crash

    A man was arrested Friday after leading police on a pursuit through Boyle Heights and East Los Angeles. Officers began following the car around 7:30 p.m. as it headed southbound on Boyle Avenue from 4th Street after receiving a signal from a stolen vehicle recovery system called LoJack, according to California Highway Patrol Officer Michele Bond. The driver refused to pull over, and a pursuit ensued. Aerial footage showed the car driving east on the 5 Freeway before entering the […]

  • Woman Seeks Home for Chihuahua Rescued From 405 Freeway

    When a Sierra Madre paramedic saw a Chihuahua attempting to make its way across the 405 Freeway, she rescued it and treated the tumor she found it had — but now it needs a home. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Feb. 24, 2017. Contact rescuer Sabrina Somma at freeway@cosmicbrewery.com, or click here to support the dog’s care via GoFundMe.

  • 13-Year-Old Organizes ‘Cupcakes for Canines’ Bake Sale in Culver City to Benefit Shelter Animals

    The dog Samantha Rojas’ family recently adopted brought her life so much joy she felt compelled to give back, and organized the Cupcakes for Canines and Friends fundraiser taking place at Adopt & Shop in Culver City on Saturday. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Feb. 23, 2017.