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).

Twitter: @kaceymontoya
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Recent Articles
  • A 9-month-old pug puppy is seen in this undated photo provided by his owners.

    Rover Investigating After Los Feliz Couple’s Puppy Dies While Left With Dog Sitter

    A Los Feliz couple’s beloved pug puppy, Shrimp, is dead after being left in the care of a Rover dog sitter. Victor Reznik and Constance Melkonian said the sitter left the puppy’s body in a plastic tub on their porch for over 48 hours, and gave them no explanation how he died. They said the Rover company also did little to help them. “Rover gave us a hundred-dollar credit to get a new dog walker,” Reznik said. “‘To vet new […]

  • A surrendered assault rifle magazine with bullets sits on a table during a gun buyback event in San Francisco on Dec. 17, 2016. (Credit: Justin Sullivan / Getty Images)

    California’s Ammo Background Check Law Blocked Over 100 Sales in First Month

    California’s new ammunition background check law in its first month stopped more than 100 people from buying bullets illegally, officials said late Monday as they struggled to deter more of the mass shootings that have roiled California and other states over the last week. “Countless other prohibited persons were likely deterred from even trying to purchase ammunition that they cannot lawfully possess,” Attorney General Xavier Becerra said in a court filing. He disclosed the early results in response to a […]

  • Richard Tyrrell, right, and his girlfriend Marcy Sattelmaier are seen in an undated photo posted to Facebook on July 9, 2019.

    Temecula Real Estate Agent Missing After Visiting Casino: Girlfriend

    A Temecula woman is asking for help finding her boyfriend and business partner, who she says vanished after visiting a local casino Monday. Marcy Sattelmaier’s widely circulated Facebook post asks community members to share Richard Tyrrell’s photo after he went missing following a trip to the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, according to his girlfriend of nine years. “I’m so worried and scared about him,” Sattelmaier told KTLA, fighting back tears. “It’s been way too long. Something’s really wrong.” The […]

  • Anni and Ashot Manukyan speak to members of the media on July 10, 2019, in downtown Los Angeles. (Credit: KTLA)

    Glendale Couple Sues L.A. Fertility Clinic After New York Woman Gives Birth to Their Child in IVF Mixup: Lawyer

    A Glendale couple spoke out Wednesday against a downtown Los Angeles fertility clinic after a New York woman gave birth to their child in an in vitro fertilization mixup involving three different couples. CHA Fertility Center on Wilshire Boulevard implanted the couple’s embryo through IVF in a woman who gave birth to the two babies in New York, and implanted the Glendale woman with an embryo from a third couple, lawyers from Peiffer Wolf Carr and Kane allege. Each child […]

  • Couple Warning Pet Owners After Dog Suffocates on Mylar Bag

    A couple is warning pet owners about the dangers of mylar bags after their dog got his head stuck in a chip bag and suffocated to death. You can sign the petition to encourage companies to add a pet suffocation warning to packaging. Find more information and tips at PreventPetSuffocation.com. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on June 12, 2019.

  • A puppy named Kala found severely abused in Turkey and was brought to a rescue in Sherman Oaks. (Credit: KTLA)

    Abused Puppy Found in Turkey Is Recovering at San Fernando Valley Rescue

    An abused six-month-old puppy named Kara was found in Turkey with her jaw ripped off, leg broken and rib pierced, according to a local rescue. Kara was brought to Southern California, where she is recovering after undergoing several surgeries at the Animal Hope and Wellness Foundation in the San Fernando Valley. The rescue set up a GoFundMe page to help raise $2,500 for the pup’s rehabilitation. Kacey Montoya reports from Sherman Oaks for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on […]

  • South Bay Father Warns Parents of Fentanyl Dangers After Teen Son Dies of Accidental Overdose

    A Father is warning parents about the dangers of fentanyl after his 16-year-old son died of an accidental overdose, when he took a Xanax pill laced with fentanyl. Kacey Montoya reports from Rolling Hills Estates for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on June 5, 2019.

  • Clouds from a storm move into Los Angeles in February 2018. (Credit: Al Seib / Los Angeles Times)

    SoCal Marks Unofficial Start of Summer With Showers in the Forecast

    The Memorial Day weekend may mark the unofficial start of summer, but Southern Californians will have to wait for bright and sunny conditions. Local mountains can expect a chance of showers and thunderstorms on Saturday, according to the National Weather Service. On Sunday, a low pressure system could bring widespread rainfall, with precipitation between .10 to .25 inch. That number jumps to up to half an inch in Los Angeles County mountains. “Roadways may be slippery on Sunday, leading to […]

  • Nikki Mark's plan to build a new field at Westwood Park to honor her late son has been met with resistance from local residents. (Credit: KTLA)

    Mom’s Plan for New Field at Westwood Park to Honor Her Late Son Met With Resistance From Locals

    A mother’s labor of love to honor her late son has created some controversy in Westwood. She wants to improve the park, but residents say her plan would destroy the only green space they have left. Kacey Montoya reports for the KTLA 5 News at 10 on May 22, 2019.

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