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
  • Ryan Conrad is shown in photos released by the Los Angeles Police Department on May 24, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Police Arrest Man Suspected of Fatally Shooting 2 People in West Hills Park

    Police on Friday arrested a man suspected of fatally shooting two men at a West Hills park hours after releasing photos of him. Los Angeles Police Department officials said one of the victims told officers Ryan Conrad, 31, had shot him at Shadow Ranch Park on Wednesday. That victim, Cesar Ascencio, 42, was rushed to a hospital and later died. The other victim, a 27-year-old man, was declared dead at the scene. Conrad was arrested in the 1400 block of […]

  • A pair of handcuffs is shown in a file image. (Credit: Moment via Getty Images)

    Rancho Cucamonga Woman Arrested After 16-Month-Old Girl Showed Signs of Abuse During Hospital Visit

    A Rancho Cucamonga woman was arrested Friday after a 16-month-old child she lived with showed signs of abuse during a hospital visit. On Wednesday, Marquel Velasquez, 25, took the child to Loma Linda University Medical Center for an X-ray, and forensic pediatricians found numerous injuries to the victim. Some of the injuries were described by San Bernardino County Sheriff’s officials as being in different stages of healing. Authorities said the baby’s injuries were consistent with suspected child abuse and she […]

  • A man is seen throwing rocks at a bus in the Mid-City area of Los Angeles on May 21, 2019. (This screen grab was taken from a video that was provided to KTLA)

    Shirtless Man Seen on Video Throwing Rocks at Vehicles in Mid-City Area Charged With Assault With a Deadly Weapon

    A shirtless man who was caught on video throwing rocks at vehicles in the Mid-City area has been charged with attempted carjacking and assault with a deadly weapon, officials announced Thursday. Emmanuel Moncada, 32, also faces 11 counts of throwing an object at a vehicle or an occupant of a vehicle with intent to do great bodily harm, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office. The criminal complaint also alleges that Moncada used a deadly and dangerous weapon, […]

  • Matthew Zakrzewski is shown in a photo released by the Orange County District Attorney's Office on May 22, 2019.

    Costa Mesa Male Nanny Charged With Molesting 2 Boys Under His Care

    A man who worked as a nanny across Southern California has been charged with molesting two boys who were under his care, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office announced Wednesday. Matthew Antonio Zakrzewski, 30, of Costa Mesa was arrested May 17 after getting off an international flight at a local airport. He faces three counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 and one count of oral copulation of a child under 10. He also faces a […]

  • Sheriff's deputies identified David Carrillo, pictured, as the man detained on Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, after an hourslong standoff in Santa Monica. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Involved in Hourslong Standoff With Police in Santa Monica Convicted in 2015 Fatal Stabbing

    A man who fatally stabbed another man in South Los Angeles and was later involved in an hourslong standoff with authorities in 2015 has been convicted. David Carrillo, 32, of Los Angeles, was found guilty Tuesday of second-degree murder and a special circumstance that he used a folding knife during the crime, Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Carrillo fatally stabbed Wesley Morejon, 30, outside a fast-food restaurant on the 8900 block of Vermont Avenue on […]

  • A large hole is visible in the roof of a building after an F-16 pilot ejected just before the aircraft crashed near March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County on May 16, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Dashcam Video Shows Moment F-16 Pilot Ejects Before Jet Crashes Near March Air Reserve Base

    New dashcam video shows the moment an F-16 fighter jet pilot ejected before the aircraft crashed into a building near March Air Reserve Base last week. The video, posted on YouTube by James Dyer on Monday, was taken from the 215 Freeway as the driver is passing the Van Buren Boulevard exit. The short video end before the jet crashes, but it shows the moment the pilot ejects with a parachute and the aircraft continues. The incident occurred about 3:30 p.m. […]

  • A man who led police on a pursuit in the San Fernando Valley eventually surrendered to authorities after going into a home on May 21, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    Man Who Led Police on Chase, Walked Into Mission Hills Home Surrenders

    A man who led authorities on a pursuit in the San Fernando Valley before walking into a Mission Hills home has surrendered to police Tuesday afternoon. The driver was evading police on both highways and surface streets, video from Sky5 showed. At one point the driver got out of the vehicle, opened a gate in a residential area and drove the vehicle into the driveway, narrowly missing a dog that appeared to be sleeping on the driveway. The driver closed […]

  • A tarp is set up to cover the body of a person who was fatally shot in Venice on May 20, 2019. (Credit: KTLA)

    29-Year-Old Man Fatally Shot in the Head in Venice; 4 Sought: LAPD

    Four suspects were at large after a man was fatally shot in the head on the street in Venice Monday afternoon, police said. As many as 11 people called authorities reporting shots fired in the area of Fifth Avenue and Broadway Street at about 3:30 p.m., Los Angeles Police Lt. John Radtke said. The victim, later identified as 29-year-old Lavell Harris of Los Angeles, was walking along Fifth Avenue when two people approached him on foot and chased him north, […]

  • A courtroom is seen in this file photo. (Getty Images)

    Fillmore Man Sentenced to 310 Years in Prison for Molesting 4 Children 

    A Fillmore man was sentenced to 310 years to life in prison for molesting four children, the Ventura County District Attorney’s Office announced. Henry Mata, 67, was convicted of multiple charges stemming from the abuse: one count of oral copulation on a minor under the age of 10, one count of digital penetration on a child under the age of 10, seven counts of lewd acts upon a child under the age of 14, five counts of forcible lewd acts […]

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