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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
  • A likeness of a woman whose skeletal remains were found in 1987 are shown on the left, while a photo of the identified victim is shown on the right. (Credit: National Center for Missing and Exploited Children/Orange County Sheriff's Department)

    Decades After Remains Were Found, O.C. Authorities ID Homicide Victim as 20-Year-Old Anaheim Woman

    More than 31 years after a woman’s bones were discovered in the Anaheim area, Orange County Sheriff’s Department officials were finally able to identify her. The woman’s skeletal remains were found by a passerby in a grassy area about 50 feet from Santa Ana Canyon Road in unincorporated Anaheim on Aug. 30, 1987. A red handkerchief and a length of cord were discovered near the body, officials said. An examination later determined the woman had been stabbed in the torso and […]

  • A corner near the 59000 block of Sunflower Drive is shown in a Street View image from Google Maps.

    Woman Mauled to Death by 4 Dogs She Was Caring For in Her Joshua Tree-Area Home

    A 70-year-old woman died Wednesday after being attacked by four dogs that she was caring for in her Joshua Tree-area home, officials said. The incident was reported about 10:10 p.m. at the woman’s home in the 59000 block of Sunflower Drive, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department. The victim, Lana Bergman, was mauled by four dogs who she had helped take care of over the past year. She died from her injuries a short time later, officials said. The dogs […]

  • The entrance of the 101 Freeway in Montecito is shown amid a powerful rainstorm in the community on Jan. 17. 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Flash Flood Watches Canceled in Ventura, Los Angeles and Santa Barbara Counties

    Previous flash flood watches that were in effect in Los Angeles, Ventura and Santa Barbara counties have been canceled, according to the National Weather Service. Mudslides were a concern in Montecito, where a devastating mudslide killed 23 people last January. The area was burned in the destructive Thomas Fire, which left behind loose debris. The National Weather Service issued a flash flood warning Thursday morning that was later downgraded to a watch and eventually expired. Flash flooding, debris flows and […]

  • LAPD Seeks Hit-and-Run Driver Who Left 57-Year-Old Woman for Dead in Silver Lake (Warning: Graphic Video)

    A woman who was found dead behind a trash can in Silver Lake Wednesday morning was the victim of a hit-and-run crash that was captured on surveillance video, and now LAPD officials are looking for the driver of a tan sedan. The crash occurred about 6 a.m. in the 1800 block of Hyperion Avenue, and the body was discovered in the hours after that. Firefighters who responded to the scene called Los Angeles Police Department officials because the way the […]

  • Rain floods a roadway in Huntington Beach on Jan. 15, 2019. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Heavy Rain Pounding Southland Forces Evacuations in Lake Elsinore, PCH Closure in Huntington Beach

    As heavy rains across the Southland flooded roads on Wednesday, officials issued mandatory evacuations for residents in one Lake Elsinore community burned by the Holy Fire. Residents in the zone designated as Laguna A were told to evacuate due to storm risks, with officials warning of hillsides where boulders and other debris could come crashing down. “People in this zone MUST GO NOW,” reads a statement issued by state fire and forest officials. Earlier, roads were flooded in Huntington Beach, […]

  • Video from the scene of a 19-vehicle pile up in the Cajon Pass area on Jan. 16, 2019 showed some cars suffered extensive damage. (Credit: Travis Dixon)

    15 Freeway Reopens After 19-Vehicle Crash Injured up to 35 People in Cajon Pass

    The 15 Freeway has been reopened through the Cajon Pass after a 19-vehicle crash left potentially dozens of people injured on a foggy Wednesday morning, officials said. The pileup occurred along the southbound 15 Freeway south of Oak Hills shortly after 9 a.m., according to authorities. Victims were triaged at the scene, and preliminary reports indicated 35 people suffered minor to moderate injuries, according to the San Bernardino County Fire Department. The majority of patients declined to be transported, the […]

  • Sheriff Deputies Ryan Singer, left, and Miguel Herrera, walk through Paradise Cove in Malibu alerting residents of mandatory evacuations in the Woolsey Fire burn areas on Jan. 15, 2019. (Credit: Katie Falkenberg / Los Angeles Times)

    With More Rain on the Way, Mandatory Evacuations Remain in Place in Woolsey Fire Burn Area

    Although debris flows failed to materialize when a winter storm dumped rain in Woolsey Fire burn areas Tuesday, mandatory evacuations remained in place in Los Angeles and Ventura counties with more precipitation expected in the coming days. Specific properties in the following areas received door-knock notifications and posted notices at their residences Monday night and evacuations began Tuesday morning in the Malibu area: Corral Canyon / El Nido Escondido / Old Chimney Escondido Drive / Latigo Canyon Malibu West / Trancas […]

  • The Anaheim Police Department released this sketch on Jan. 15, 2019.

    Police Seek Man Who Allegedly Grabbed Girls Outside Anaheim School

    Police are looking for a man who has allegedly been grabbing girls from behind near an Anaheim high school. The sexual batteries occurred last week near Savanna High School, 301 N. Gilbert Street, but the latest attack happened Monday in the 2800 block of West Lincoln Avenue, according to Anaheim police. In each incident, the victims described being accosted by an unshaven man in his 20s or 30s as they were walking home. The man allegedly approached each of the victims, grabbed […]

  • The 200 block of South Madison Avenue in Pasadena, as pictured in a Google Street View image in December of 2017.

    75-Year-Old Woman Found Dead in Pasadena Home Was Strangled; Homeless Woman Charged With Murder

    A 75-year-old woman who was found dead in her Pasadena home after a welfare check last month was strangled, Los Angeles District Attorney’s Office officials announced Tuesday. A homeless woman has been charged with murder in connection with the death. The victim, Jeri Douglas, was found unresponsive in her condominium in the 200 block of South Madison Avenue on Dec. 17. Mary Jean O’Connor was identified as a suspect in the crime and was arrested in North Hollywood on Dec. 26, Pasadena […]