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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.

Lonnie Goyette (WBZ-TV)

Worcester Man Charged With 4 Home Invasions In 2 Weeks At Same House

A Worcester ex-con was arraigned Wednesday on home invasion and armed robbery charges for breaking into an elderly man’s house four times in two weeks.

07/02/2014

A wild animal attacked a child outside this home in Rehoboth. (Photo from WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Carl Stevens)

Wild Animal Attacks 12-Year-Old Boy In Rehoboth

A 12-year-old boy was bitten by a wild animal on Monday night as he was enjoying a night by his swimming pool.

07/01/2014

Phillipton's Highway Department Director  was recently fired after he rescued a cat in another town. WBZ-TV

Central Mass. Town Worker Fired For Saving Kitty In Another Town

A local highway department worker was terminated recently after he helped rescue “Kaboodle,” a wayward cat.

06/30/2014

Leland and Landon Young. (Family Photo)

Lynn Babysitter Charged In Bathtub Burning Of 2 Toddlers

A babysitter has been charged with child endangerment after two children were severely burned in a bathtub last week in Lynn.

06/25/2014

Leominster arson suspect (Courtesy Leominster PD)

Police: Leominster Arson Suspect Called 911 Before Fire

Police suspect a man set a bakery on fire out of anger and frustration over being locked out of his car.

06/24/2014

Gardner police are looking for a man offering rides to women walking alone and then asking sexually explicit questions. (WBZ-TV)

Gardner Police Looking For Man Offering Women Rides Along With Explicit Quiz

The man has pulled his car alongside women walking alone, offers them a ride and asks sexually explicit questions of those who accept.

06/20/2014

Allen Perry (Top L), Joshua Perry (T/M), Brian Perry (T/R), Damian Perry (Bottom L), Ashley Perry (B/R)  (Photos via Salem, NH PD)

Canobie Lake Park Altercation Ends With Family Of 5 Arrested

A family of five from Vermont are all facing charges after an altercation at Canobie Lake Park in Salem, New Hampshire.

06/17/2014

Rutland home where David Alan was found murdered. (WBZ-TV)

Rutland Murder Victim Described As A Recluse

Neighbors recall their encounters with 59-year-old David Alan who was found murdered in Rutland this weekend.

06/16/2014

File image (CBS Boston)

Salad Bars Vanish From Boston Schools

Teaching kids about good nutrition is a life lesson, but in Boston Public Schools salad bars have vanished.

05/27/2014

Kervens Elysee (WBZ-TV)

Police: Video Shows Snow Plow In Lunenburg Hit And Run

Police say a snowplow captured on surveillance video hit a man last month in Lunenburg and then kept going.

03/27/2014

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