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.

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

Dylan Polin, who flipped over the Red Line tracks. (WBZ-TV)

Norwood Man Defends Red Line Parkour Flip, Discourages Copycats

The man who posted a viral video of him flipping over the Red Line train said he is proud of his dangerous move.

01/13/2015

Dr. Rick Sacra talks to reporters, January 12, 2015.  (Photo by Ken MacLeod-WBZ-TV)

Holden Doctor Who Beat Ebola Headed Back To West Africa

Dr. Rick Sacra, of Holden, is flying to Liberia on Thursday.

01/12/2015

Dan Wasserman (WBZ-TV)

Boston Globe Cartoonist Fights Back After Paris Attack

Like so many other cartoonists around the world, a shaken Dan Wasserman answered the slaughter of his Paris brethren – at the drawing table.

01/08/2015

First Boston baby born in 2015 (Photo credit: Massachusetts General Hospital)

The First Boston Baby Born In 2015

The first Boston baby of the new year was born at Massachusetts General Hospital.

01/01/2015

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

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