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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
  • Forrest Gordon Clark is shown in a photo released by the U.S. Forest Service on Aug. 8, 2018.

    Man Suspected of Starting Holy Fire in Trabuco Canyon Area Is Charged After Refusing to Leave Jail Cell for Court Appearance

    A man who was arrested on suspicion of starting the destructive Holy Fire in the Trabuco Canyon area of Orange County this week was charged after refusing to leave his jail cell for a court appearance Thursday. Forrest Gordon Clark, 51, was charged Thursday on suspicion of aggravated arson with the intent to cause injury to another or damage property, arson of an inhabited property, arson of forest, making criminal threats and resisting arrest, according to a criminal complaint from […]

  • Onlookers are seen at the scene where two people died in Baldwin Hills following a car-to-car shooting on Aug. 6, 2018. (Credit: OnScene.TV)

    Authorities Offer $50,000 Reward for Info in Baldwin Hills Car-to-Car Shooting That Killed Driver, Pedestrian and Injured Bicyclist

    Authorities are offering a $50,000 reward for information about a car-to-car shooting in Baldwin Hills that killed a driver and a pedestrian and injured a bicyclist earlier this week. The incident occurred about 8:30 p.m. Monday in the 4800 block of West Rodeo Road. Police saw a person in a car shoot at another driver and officers began chasing the suspect, according to the Los Angeles Police Department. The driver who was struck, Harrison Francis Kristol, 20, subsequently ran over […]

  • FBI officials on Aug. 8, 2018 released these photos of drugs and money allegedly smuggled during trafficking operations involving the Sinaloa Cartel.

    22 Arrested in Connection With Helping Sinaloa Cartel Smuggle Drugs to L.A., Other Cities Across Country

    Twenty-two people were arrested on federal drug trafficking charges involving the notorious Sinaloa Cartel, as raids were conducted throughout Southern California Wednesday,  officials said. The raids were a culmination of a three-year long investigation into three trafficking organizations which helped transport “bulk quantities of drugs” from Mexico to the Los Angeles area and other cities throughout the U.S., said Paul Delacourt, assistant director in charge of the FBI’s L.A. field office. Twenty people were arrested Wednesday, while two were already […]

  • Authorities respond to a police shooting where an FBI agent was wounded and a homicide suspect was killed on Aug. 7, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    FBI Agent Shot, Homicide Suspect Killed in South Los Angeles Police Shooting: LAPD

    An FBI agent was wounded and a homicide suspect was fatally shot during a police shooting in South L.A. Tuesday morning, Los Angeles Police Department officials said. The shooting occurred about 11 a.m. at the Central Inn Motel in the 4000 block of South Central Avenue in the  Historic South-Central neighborhood, Detective Meghan Aguilar said. LAPD officers and an FBI agent in a gang and narcotics task force were looking for a man wanted in connection with a homicide that […]

  • Omar Rojas is shown in a photo released by the Santa Ana Police Department on Aug. 7, 2018.

    O.C. High School Volleyball Coach Accused of Having ‘Unlawful’ Sex With Girls on Campus: Prosecutors

    A high school volleyball coach in Santa Ana who was arrested after allegedly having sex with students has been charged, the Orange County District Attorney’s Office announced Tuesday. Omar Rojas faces six counts of unlawful sexual intercourse, four counts of oral copulation and two counts of sexual penetration by foreign object of a minor, a DA’s office news release stated. All 12 counts are felonies. He could receive a sentence of up to 11 years and four months in prison […]

  • Los Angeles County Sheriff's officials tweeted this photo of a tactical team responding to a barricaded man on Aug. 6, 2018.

    2 Handguns Recovered After Shooting Man Barricades Himself Inside Norwalk Home; Suspect Remains Outstanding

    Two handguns were recovered after a shooting suspect barricaded himself inside a Norwalk home Monday morning, but the man continued to elude authorities, officials said. “All done. Neighborhood safe. Investigation continues,” Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department officials tweeted after the hours-long situation. Authorities later tweeted that the man remained outstanding. Sgt. Vince Plair told KTLA that authorities believed the man was barricaded inside a converted garage, but he “could have slipped out” at one point while they were investigating. He […]

  • Man Tackled by Girl’s Father After Allegedly Taking Upskirt Photos of Target Shoppers in Cypress Is Charged

    A man who was arrested after allegedly taking upskirt photos of Target shoppers has been charged, as authorities seek additional victims. Jorge Ibarra, 29, of Downey, was charged on suspicion of disorderly conduct, according to the Orange County District Attorney’s Office. He also faces an additional sentencing enhancement allegation that the crime was committed as the result of sexual compulsion for sexual gratification. Ibarra allegedly approached a 15-year-old girl at the Target store at 6835 Katella Avenue on July 29 […]

  • A video posted on BillionGODSun's YouTube page on Aug. 1, 2018 shows a man dragging an unresponsive man off a Blue Line train in Long Beach.

    Metro Investigating ‘Very Disturbing’ Video of Unconscious Man Being Dragged Off Train at Long Beach Station

    Cellphone video documented a man dragging an unconscious and partially naked fellow passenger off a Blue Line train in Long Beach earlier this week, and now Metro is investigating the incident, which the transit agency called “very disturbing.” The video was recorded about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday and posted on BillionGODSun’s YouTube’s page. It shows a white man in a suit dragging an unresponsive man off the train at Willow Street Station, pulling the man’s pants up to cover his exposed […]

  • Two Trader Joe's employees embrace before walking into the Silver Lake store on Aug. 2, 2018. (Credit: KTLA)

    Silver Lake Trader Joe’s Reopens Nearly 2 Weeks After Store Manager Was Killed by LAPD Gunfire

    The Trader Joe’s store in Silver Lake reopened Thursday, almost two weeks after an assistant manager was fatally shot by police gunfire after a chase with a suspect ended at the store. In a statement Tuesday, Trader Joe’s said the time off allowed employees time to grieve. “While we remain heartbroken over the tragic death of Melyda Corado and the trauma our Crew Members and customers have suffered, we recognize that moving forward is an important part of supporting the […]