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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
  • Long Beach Woman’s Walker Stolen; Needs Help Affording Replacement

    A Long Beach woman has been struggling to get around after her walker was stolen from right in front of her treatment center. To make matters worse, she can’t afford a new walker, which will cost a few hundred dollars. If you can help, email ktla@ktla.com.

  • Surveillance Video Shows Coyote Attacking Dog at Chatsworth Home

    Surveillance video from a Chatsworth home captured a frightening moment when a 4-year-old Maltese was attacked by a coyote in broad daylight earlier this week. Sandy Montrose was feeding her four dogs about 9:30 a.m. Wednesday when she heard one of them, Lexi, yelp. “He ran back into the house through the doggy door and the coyote was trying to come in as well,” Montrose told KTLA Friday. The video shows the coyote lunging toward the white dog and the dog […]

  • Arcadia Resident Engaged in Dispute With SoCalGas, Who He Says Ruined His Yard

    An Arcadia homeowner is locked in a bitter battle with Southern California Gas after the utility company fixed a gas leak in his yard but left a trail of destruction in its wake. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on June 29, 2017.

  • Police Fatally Shoot Armed Man in Westlake District: LAPD

    An officer shot and killed a man with a gun in the Westlake area of Los Angeles on Wednesday, police said. Officers were conducting their regular patrol of the neighborhood when, just after 7 p.m., they came across a man with a gun on the 400 block of Witmer Street, said Sal Ramirez, a public information officer with the Los Angeles Police Department. The officers attempted to de-escalate the situation verbally, ordering the man — described as a Latino in […]

  • Documentary Project Challenges Teens to Take Improving Police Relations Into Their Own Hands

    With race relations between law enforcement officials and the communities they police remaining a tense topic for many, one Southern California filmmaker set out to find common ground by making a documentary about the fear at the root of both sides of the conflict called “Walking While Black.” The filmmakers are now challenging teens to get behind the camera and create a five-minute movie about their perspective on healing police relations. Find more information about the contest here. To learn […]

  • FBI Investigating Stabbing of Police Officer at Michigan Airport as ‘Act of Terrorism’

        A Canadian man yelled “Allahu akbar” before he allegedly stabbed a police officer at the Flint, Michigan, airport in what the FBI is investigating as a terrorist act, officials said. Amor Ftouhi, 50, was charged with violence at an international airport, acting US Attorney Daniel Lemisch said in a statement. Ftouhi is accused of stabbing Lt. Jeff Neville with a roughly 12-inch knife with an 8-inch serrated blade Wednesday morning. He had his initial court appearance late Wednesday […]

  • Brentwood Newsstand Owner Says Whole Foods Will Not Renew His Lease Despite Being in Business for 28 Years

    The owner of the Brentwood Newsstand, who has been in business for 28 years, is gathering signatures in support of helping save his livelihood after Whole Foods decided not to renew his lease on the store’s property. To learn more about the petition, click here. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on June 19, 2017.

  • KTLA Weather: Cool, Cloudy Saturday Forecast

    Cloudy and cool temperatures will linger Saturday with temperatures in the mid-60s to lower 70s.

  • Porter Ranch Girl With Leukemia Tries On New Wig Made From Long Locks She Cut Off Before Treatment

    A 7-year-old Porter Ranch resident who cut off her her long, wavy locks after being diagnosed with leukemia last December was able to flip her own hair again Wednesday after getting a wig made by a Camarillo business that specializes in custom hair pieces for cancer patients. Once they got the diagnosis, Aliya Hall’s family decided to go ahead with chemotherapy, though they were warned of the possible side effects, including hair loss. Aliya was able to cut her hair […]