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Ken MacLeod

WBZ-TV's Ken MacLeod

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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.

Jose Velasquez was pelted by fruit during a robbery. (WBZ-TV)

Store Clerk Pelted With Oranges During Would-Be Robbery

Jose Velasquez said he felt fortunate to stare down the barrel of a gun and only get hit by an orange.

01/16/2017

Barbara Kerr found her lost Bridgewater State class ring after 42 years (WBZ-TV)

Woman Reunited With Class Ring Lost 42 Years Ago

Barbara Kerr is gushing these days over her Bridgewater State class ring, lost more than 40 years ago.

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Hunter Richardson. (Courtesy Photo)

Hunter Takes Responsibility After Accidentally Shooting Himself While Testing Ice

A hunter from Orange who accidentally shot himself while testing the strength of ice admits he made a mistake as he begins a lengthy recovery from his injuries.

12/28/2016

An underage drinking party was busted at a Rye, NH home (WBZ-TV)

Underage Drinking Party Busted At $1.2M Home Up For Sale

An underage drinking party was busted inside a million-dollar New Hampshire house that is up for sale.

11/16/2016

Marathon bombing survivors star in HBO documentary (WBZ-TV)

Marathon Bombing Survivors Share Stories Of Healing In New Documentary

The HBO documentary follows three resilient families who were impacted by the marathon bombings.

11/15/2016

Roxbury Imam Abdullah Faaruuq. (WBZ-TV)

Roxbury Imam On Trump: ‘He’s Not Pharaoh, And He’s Not Hitler’

The head of a small local mosque is not a Trump fan, but says he’s a realist.

11/09/2016

Suspects wanted in string of salon robberies in Lowell (WBZ-TV)

Police Search For Pair Accused Of Robbing Lowell Salons

Police in Lowell are searching for a duo accused of holding up salons, even putting a knife up to one store clerk’s throat.

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Canada Goose in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

City Council Looks To Rid Boston Parks Of Goose Poop

Boston City Councilor Annissa Essaibi-George, a mother of four boys, said that if the city wants to save the newly restored parks, it’s time to get serious about ridding them of geese.

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9-year-old Daniel Grapski hangs with his Harvard football teammates. (WBZ)

Harvard Football Recruits 9-Year-Old To Join Team

Meeting your teammates for the first time can be intimidating when you’re 9-years-old and they’re huge.

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Dr. Nikhil Patel (WBZ-TV)

Dentist Accused Of Indecently Assaulting Female Patient

A Worcester dentist was in court on Tuesday entering a “not guilty” plea after being accused of indecently assaulting a female patient.

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