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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.

A bear ate everything but the feathers when it broke into a backyard chicken coop in Chelmsford. (Photo by Ken MacLeod)

Black Bear Makes Takeout Meal Of Chelmsford Man’s Chickens And Duck

When Bernie Ready went out to check his chicken coop Wednesday morning he found himself face-to-face with a black bear munching on his poultry.

09/25/2014

Joe Brill throws out the first pitch at Fenway Park. (Ken MacLeod/WBZ)

Quincy Man Throws First Pitch Year After Suffering Heart Attack At Fenway

Joe Brill suffered a heart attack prior to a Red Sox game last September, and was revived by EMTs at Fenway Park.

09/10/2014

Family Health Center in Worcester. (WBZ)

Medical Colleagues ‘In Awe’ Of Ebola Victim Rick Sacra

Coworkers at Family Health Center in Worcester said they were not surprised with Rick Sacra’s decision to return to Liberia early.

09/03/2014

Mike Rossi suffered a heart attack while jogging. (WBZ-TV)

Jogger Thanks ‘Angel’ Who Saved His Life After Heart Attack In Marlboro

Mike Rossi was out for a jog when he collapsed from a heart attack. A park ranger jumped into action.

07/21/2014

Employees and others loyal to former CEO Arthur T. Demoulas rallied in Tewksbury, July 18, 2014. (Photo by Christa A. Lamb)

Market Basket Workers Rally For Fired CEO Arthur T. Demoulas

An estimated 1,000 people have shown up at Market Basket supermarket chain headquarters in a show of support for the company’s former chief executive.

07/18/2014

Burnett House in Southborough (WBZ-TV)

Southborough Teens Protest Demolition Of Historic Mansion

A developer is planning to tear down a 165-year-old mansion in Southborough.

07/17/2014

Mexican Army troops stand guard on the Mexican side of the Rio Grande at the U.S.-Mexico border on May 21, 2013 near McAllen, Texas. The Rio Grande Valley area has become the busiest sector for illegal immigration on the entire U.S.-Mexico border with more than a 50 percent increase in the last year. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Massachusetts Sheriffs Join Texas-Mexico Border Tour

Two sheriffs from Massachusetts will travel to the U.S-Mexico border Tuesday to meet with immigration officials and border patrol agents to get a firsthand look at the influx of unaccompanied children entering the United States.

07/15/2014

Katie, a 14-week old puppy, was swiped during a house break-in. (Credit: Millbury Police)

Thieves Swipe Puppy In Millbury House Burglary

A Millbury family is offering a reward for the return of their five-pound puppy.

07/14/2014

Haverhill Police are searching for the suspect in an armed robbery (Haverhill Police)

Haverhill PD: Robbery Suspect Fired At Clerk, But Weapon Jammed

The robber tried to fire his weapon but apparently jammed.

07/11/2014

Vigil for Lowell fire victims on Branch Street. (Photo from Jim Smith)

Vigil Held For Victims Of Lowell Apartment Building Fire

On Branch Street in Lowell, there were candles and prayers for the seven people who died in the fire.

07/10/2014

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