Ken MacLeod

WBZ-TV's Ken MacLeod Ken MacLeod is a general assignment reporter and substitute anchor at WBZ-TV News.

Before joining the Boston-based station, MacLeod worked at WKMG-TV (CBS) in Orlando, Florida where he co-anchored the station’s morning program and the top-rated noon news for three years. Prior to working in Orlando, MacLeod was co-anchor and reporter for the #1 rated noon news at WAGA-TV (CBS/FOX) in Atlanta, Georgia. He was also news anchor and interim co-host of “Good Day Atlanta,” the station’s most watched morning program. MacLeod worked as a general assignment reporter for the station from 1990 to 1996.

MacLeod’s extensive reporting resume also includes assignments at WXIA-TV (NBC) in Atlanta and WLEX-TV (NBC) in Lexington, Kentucky. During his broadcasting career, he has received numerous honors including nine Southern Regional Emmy Awards for spot news, series, general feature, news writing and outstanding field reporting. He also received 19 additional Emmy nominations in virtually every reporting category.

Born in Montclair, New Jersey, MacLeod received a bachelor of science degree in Broadcast Journalism from Boston University. While attending college he interned for WBZ-TV and WNAC-TV. MacLeod and his family currently reside in the Greater Boston area, close to where his father grew up in Lynn, Massachusetts.

You can reach Ken at kmmacleod@cbs.com.

Boston’s WBZ-TV is owned and operated by CBS Television Stations, a division of CBS Corporation.

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Parents Share 5-Year-Old Son’s Transgender Journey

A Massachusetts couple knew their child wasn’t happy. So they made the courageous and difficult decision to raise their daughter as a boy at his own request.

04/23/2015

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Former Homeless Harvard Star Has Sights Set On NFL

Harvard’s Zack Hodges says he has turned his struggle into a source of strength.

04/22/2015

Chris Page built a "tiny house" in his father's driveway. (WBZ-TV)

‘Tiny House’ Owner Fits Plenty In Tight Quarters

Chris Page is looking for a place to leave his “tiny house” that he built, which is only 210 square feet.

03/25/2015

Dress debate (WBZ-TV)

The Science Behind The Great Dress Debate

By now, everyone has weighed in on the great dress debate and pledged their allegiance to one side or the other.

02/27/2015

Murdock HS Principal Joshua Romano (WBZ-TV)

Winchendon Principal Calls Twitter Bullies ‘Pathetic Cowards’

The principal of Murdock High School in Winchendon is furious over hate-filled messages on a Twitter account.

02/26/2015

Michaella Costa was trapped by falling snow (WBZ-TV)

Woman Buried By Snow In Cambridge Shares Terrifying Story

A woman walking in Cambridge Wednesday night was buried by snow in just an instant.

02/19/2015

Father Bill's shelter in Quincy was evacuated after a carbon monoxide scare. (WBZ-TV)

Carbon Monoxide Scare Forces Evacuations At Quincy Shelter

More than 100 people have been evacuated from a Quincy shelter after a carbon monoxide scare Tuesday night.

02/03/2015

Mike Fitzpatrick was hiking with his son when he fell into an icy pond twice. (WBZ-TV)

Westford Man Falls Through Ice Twice

Mike Fitzpatrick was following animal tracks onto a pond when he crashed through the ice on Mill Pond.

WBZ-TV–01/30/2015

Aubrey (WBZ-TV)

Weymouth Police Officer Saves Toddler’s Birthday

A criminal almost ruined a Weymouth girl’s first birthday party.

01/22/2015

WPI Football Coach Chris Robertson inflates a ball. (WBZ-TV)

The Science Behind ‘DeflateGate’

A physics professor and football coach from WPI weigh in on the latest Patriots controversy.

01/21/2015

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