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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
  • Sayfullo Saipov is shown in a booking photo from St. Charles County, Missouri, after an Oct. 21, 2016, arrest.

    Suspect in Manhattan Bike Path Attack Charged With Federal Terrorism Offenses

    The suspect in New York’s deadliest terror attack since 9/11 has been charged with federal terrorism offenses in connection with Tuesday’s attack in Manhattan in which eight people were killed, the acting US Attorney for the Southern District of New York said Wednesday. Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov, a 29-year-old Uzbekistan native who was living in New Jersey, is charged with providing material support to ISIS and violence and destruction of motor vehicles, Joon H. Kim told reporters. Saipov appeared in federal […]

  • Investigators inspect a truck following a shooting incident in New York on October 31, 2017. (Credit: Don Emmert / AFP / Getty Images)

    Truck Attack in Manhattan That Killed 8 Is Investigated as Terrorism; Note in Truck Claimed ISIS Connection

      Eight people were killed and almost a dozen injured when a 29-year-old man in a rented pickup truck drove down a busy bicycle path near the World Trade Center Tuesday in Manhattan, New York City. The suspect was identified by two law enforcement sources familiar with the investigation as Sayfullo Habibullaevic Saipov. He’s from Uzbekistan in Central Asia but had been living in the US since 2010, sources said. A senior law enforcement officer told CNN a note, written […]

  • Officials Warn of Potential for Marijuana Edibles to Wind up in Kids’ Halloween Candy Haul

    Some in Southern California worry that children could be tricked by some of the treats handed out on Halloween that may look like candy but contain THC, the psychoactive constituent in marijuana. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 1 on Oct. 27, 2017.

  • Resident on Edge After 3 Burglaries, 1 Home Invasion in Santa Fe Springs Neighborhood

    Three recent burglaries and one home invasion have residents in one Santa Fe Springs neighborhood concerned. Kacey Montoya reports from Santa Fe Springs for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 26, 2017.

  • Cheviot Hills Residents Express Concern Over City of L.A.’s Handling of Safety Standards

    Residents in the community of Cheviot Hills voiced their concerns Thursday night that neglecting safety issues is leading to a rise in crime. Residents are accusing the city of Los Angeles of being unresponsive to their repeated requests to maintain safety standards in the area. KTLA’s Kacey Montoya reports from Cheviot Hills for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 19, 2017.

  • La Puente Boy, 8, Attempting to Break Marathon Record Next Month

    An 8-year-old boy in La Puente will attempt to break a world record next month by attempting to run seven marathons on seven continents. Jordan Ramirez has already completed 125 5Ks, 14 10Ks and eight half-marathons, but he has a bigger goal. The third grader is hoping to match the achievement of his sister, Blanca Ramirez, who said she broke the record as the youngest female to run seven marathons on seven continents when she was 12. Jordan Ramirez now […]

  • Owners Search for Missing Dog Last Seen at Motel in Sylmar

    An Oregon family is searching for answers on Monday after their beloved pet dog, Kash, went missing from a Motel 6 in Sylmar. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on October 16, 2017.

  • Glendora Teens Find Creative Way to Raise Funds for Breast Cancer With Flamingo Flocking

    The girls’ field hockey team at Glendora High School is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a unique campaign to raise money using pink flamingos surreptitiously placed in people’s yards. To get involved, visit the team’s fundraising page. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on Oct. 13, 2017.

  • Broken windows that a gunman fired from at the Mandalay Bay Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada, are seen Oct. 4, 2017. (Credit: Robyn Beck / AFP / Getty Images)

    Vegas Police Say Hotel Reported Shooting 6 Minutes After Guard Shot, But Hotel Says It Was Just Seconds Later

    Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock opened fire at a crowd at a music festival just after shooting a Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino security guard — not six minutes later, the resort owner said Thursday, disputing a police timeline. This week, authorities reversed the timeline, saying Paddock shot Jesus Campos at 9:59 p.m. on Oct. 1, injuring him, before the gunman opened fire on the crowd six minutes later.Initially, police said Campos had approached Paddock’s room as the shooting was underway, diverting the […]