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.

Robert Moulton (WBZ-TV)

Judge Releases Fired Dracut High School Teacher

A judge ordered the release of a Dracut teacher Friday after he was arrested for returning to the high school where he was banned.

12/19/2014

Jason Rivers (WBZ-TV)

Man Who Killed Westminster Officer Seeks Release For Christmas

Jason Rivers admitted to fatally shooting a police officer in 1999.

12/18/2014

Bryan Bishop (WBZ-TV)

Gay Veterans Group Allowed To March In South Boston St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The organizers of Boston’s annual St. Patrick’s Day parade voted to allow a group representing gay veterans to march next year, a dramatic turnaround for an organization that has long resisted the inclusion of gays.

12/16/2014

A Marine collects toys at Lucky Dog Music Hall in Worcester (WBZ-TV)

Stolen Toys Replaced In Worcester

Thieves broke into a van and stole toys donated to the Toys for Tots program in Worcester.

12/15/2014

Helmet camera footage of a Sturbridge fire (Image credit Sturbridge Fire Department)

Helmet Cam Shows Sturbridge 4-Alarm Fire Up Close

A four-alarm fire in Sturbridge that heavily damaged a home on Tuesday was captured on video by a firefighter’s helmet camera.

12/10/2014

Leominster Public Schools (WBZ-TV)

Leominster Teacher Resigns After Accidentally Showing Nude Photos In Class

A vo-tech teacher at Leominster High School has resigned after he showed the wrong pictures to his class.

12/09/2014

Salvation Army Kettle (Photo credit Paul J Richards/AFP/Getty)

Woman Drops Off Diamond Ring For Salvation Army In Boston

An anonymous woman donated in honor of her late husband.

12/08/2014

High school football teams in Worcester finish games ahead of the storm. (WBZ)

Worcester Football Teams Play Early To Beat Winter Storm

Worcester teams broke away from tradition by moving games up to the day before Thanksgiving instead of the holiday to avoid the impending snowstorm.

11/26/2014

A Sutton home invasion suspect. (Image Credit: Sutton Police Department)

Sutton Teenager Kicks, Scares Away Home Invader

A 13-year-old boy was hiding under a desk when the suspect entered his room, police said.

11/25/2014

Papa Jay's in Dover was the target of an armed robbery (Image credit Papa Jay's)

Armed Robbery Of N.H. Pizza Shop Caught On Camera

Papa Jay’s in Dover was hit by armed robbers over the weekend.

11/24/2014

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