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Cindy Von Quednow is a digital news producer at KTLA. Before joining the KTLA team, Cindy worked as a multimedia journalist and breaking news reporter at the Ventura County Star.

She is a graduate of Cal State University Northridge, where she earned duel degrees in journalism and Central American studies, with a minor in Spanish-language journalism.

In 2017, she was named one of Los Angeles’ most influential Latina journalists by the California Chicano News Media Association. She is fluent in Spanish and Spanglish.

A native of Los Angeles, Cindy enjoys going to Dodger games, checking out shows at local venues and cuddling with her two dogs.

Recent Articles
  • Cerissa Laura Riley (left) and Grant William Robicheaux (right) are shown in photos released by the Orange County District Attorney's Office on Sept. 18, 2018.

    Newport Beach Surgeon, Girlfriend Charged With Drugging and Sexually Assaulting Women; Additional Victims Sought

    A Newport Beach orthopedic surgeon who appeared on a reality TV show and his girlfriend have been charged with drugging and sexually assaulting at least two women. Authorities are reviewing videos and photos found on the surgeon’s phone, indicating there may be many other possible victims out there, Orange County District Attorney’s Office officials announced Tuesday. Grant William Robicheaux, 38, and Cerissa Laura Riley, 31, were each charged earlier this month with rape by use of drugs, oral copulation by […]

  • William Roby is seen in a photo released by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department on Sept. 18, 2018.

    Authorities Seek Additional Victims of Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting 4 Girls in South L.A.

    Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials are seeking additional victims of a man accused of sexually assaulting four girls in South Los Angeles. Christopher William Roby allegedly assaulted the victims in South L.A. and Compton over the course of several years, between 2003 and 2018, authorities said in a news release. Roby was apparently arrested in April, but authorities believe there may be more victims and are encouraging them to come forward. He’s awaiting trial on charges including kidnapping and […]

  • Jack Black pretends to kiss his newly-minted star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on Sept. 18, 2018. (Credit: David Livingston/Getty Images)

    Actor Jack Black Receives Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame

    Actor and rocker Jack Black received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame Tuesday morning. “The Nacho Libre” and “Shallow Hal” star said he was “nervous” and “embarrassed” by the honor, but was humbled that his family and fellow actors showed up to the event. Black is also known for his comedy rock duo with Kyle Gass, Tenacious D. The group had a short-lived TV series on HBO, released a movie, “Tenacious D and the Pick of Destiny,” and […]

  • The 27000 block of McBean Parkway shown in a Street View image from Google Maps.

    60-Year-Old Man Arrested After Allegedly Trying to Kidnap 2-Year-Old Girl in Santa Clarita

    A 60-year-old man is accused of trying to kidnap a 2-year-old girl in Santa Clarita Monday morning, officials said. The incident was reported about 11 a.m. in the 27000 block of McBean Parkway, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies discovered that the victim and her mother were walking when the suspect tried to grab the girl, officials said in a news release. As the man tried to grab the girl, her mother was able to pick her […]

  • Actor Tom Arnold (left) attends a celebration for the musical "On Your Feet!" at the Pantages Theatre on July 10, 2018. Producer Mark Burnett (right) arrives at the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Ben-Hur" at the Chinese Theatre on August 16, 2016. (Credit: David Livingston and Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

    Actor Tom Arnold Files Battery Report Against Producer Mark Burnett After Scuffle at Century City Pre-Emmy Party

    Actor Tom Arnold has filed a police report alleging battery after a scuffle between him and “The Apprentice” producer Mark Burnett during a pre-Emmy party in Century City Sunday night. Both Arnold and Burnett’s wife, Roma Downey, tweeted about the altercation. The actor and comedian met with detectives in West Los Angeles to file a battery report against Burnett, LAPD Det. Meghan Aguilar told the Los Angeles Times.  After leaving the police station, Arnold told KTLA that Burnett “lost it,” lunged” […]

  • Aaron Neary is shown in a booking photo provided by the Ventura County Sheriff's Office on Sept. 17, 2018.

    L.A. Rams Practice Squad Member Aaron Neary Arrested in Simi Valley on Suspicion of DUI: Police

    Aaron Neary, a member of the Los Angeles Rams practice squad, was arrested on suspicion of misdemeanor driving under the influence in Simi Valley Sunday night, police announced Monday. About 7:30 p.m., authorities received numerous phone calls about a person was was driving erratically and had crashed into a bus stop sign, mailboxes and trash cans near the intersection of Royal Avenue and Sinaloa Road, Simi Valley police said in a news release. The driver, later identified as Neary, did […]

  • Marie Avgeropoulos speaks onstage at Comic-Con International 2017 "The 100" panel at San Diego Convention Center on July 21, 2017. (Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

    Actress Marie Avgeropoulos Charged With Domestic Violence After Allegedly Hitting Boyfriend While on Freeway in Glendale

    “The 100” Actress Marie Avgeropoulos has been charged with domestic violence after allegedly striking her boyfriend multiple times while on the 134 Freeway in Glendale last month. The incident occurred just after midnight on Aug. 5 when Avgeropoulos, 32, and her 41-year-old boyfriend began arguing in a car on the highway, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. Avgeropoulos allegedly hit the victim multiple times in the head, neck and arm. The victim called 911 and the actress was […]

  • Firefighters work to put out a house fire in Sunland where a man died on Sept. 14, 2018. (Credit: LOUDLABS)

    52-Year-Old Man Killed in Sunland House Fire

    A 52-year-old man was killed in a Sunland house fire early Friday, according to the Los Angeles Fire Department. The blaze was reported about 4:15 a.m. at 8536 W. Wyngate St. A 51-year-old woman who also lived in the home was awakened by smoke in the 1,045 square-foot home and called 911 and she got out, fire department officials said in an alert. Responding firefighters extinguished the blaze in about 20 minutes and the victim was found dead. The home […]

  • An overturned big rig snarled traffic on the 10 Freeway through Baldwin Park on Sept. 14, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Overturned Big Rig Snarls Traffic on 10 Freeway Through Baldwin Park

    A big rig overturned Friday in Baldwin Park early Friday, prompting officials to close several eastbound lanes on the eastbound 10 Freeway. The crash occurred just after 2 a.m. at the connector with the 605 Freeway near Frazier Street. The big rig landed on its side and four lanes of the highway were blocked. The carpool lane remained opened. The roadway was eventually reopened about 5:35 a.m. The driver of the big rig, Felipe Canela, told KTLA that he was […]