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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.

Quincy home invasion

Quincy Teen Hides In Bedroom Closet, Calls Police During Burglary

Police are crediting a brave 15-year-old girl for helping them nab two burglars.

06/21/2013

Michael Votruba and the bobcat that attacked him.

Holden Man Kills Bobcat That Attacked Him In Driveway

A Holden man says he was forced to shoot a bobcat that attacked him and is shocked by how authorities responded.

06/19/2013

(Photo Credit: Mass.gov)

Repairs Underway To Prevent Nantasket Beach Seawall From Collapsing

The boulders keep arriving on Nantasket Beach while one machine digs a crater in the sand and another scoops seawater out of it.

06/18/2013

(Photo Credit: Bernice Corpuz)

2,500-Year-Old Mummy To Undergo Restoration At Mass. General Hospital

A 2,500-year-old Egyptian mummy is coming out of its coffin to undergo cleaning and restoration procedures at Massachusetts General Hospital.

06/07/2013

Quadruplets Ryan, Tori, Emma, and Olivia Gardiner will all graduate from Waltham High School on Sunday.

Quadruplets Set To Graduate From Waltham High School

Four siblings from Waltham are set to celebrate a major milestone this coming Sunday.

05/31/2013

Keith Luke in Brockton court

Keith Luke Murder Trial Goes To Jury

The fate of accused murder Keith Luke is now in the hands of the jury.

05/29/2013

Mr. Paws

Cat Euthanized After Being Shot On Cape Cod

A Cape Cod woman is mourning the loss of her cat that had to be euthanized after it was shot with a pellet gun.

05/24/2013

A trio of sixth graders say they have come up with a way to reduce concussions. (CBS)

Leominster Sixth Graders Invent Helmet To Combat Concussions

A trio of sixth graders in Leominster may have come up with a way to reduce concussions.

05/23/2013

Proposed Hindu temple in Groton.

Battle Brewing Over Proposed $3 Million Hindu Temple In Groton

In the shadow of farm stands and wetlands, Barbara Dunn said outrage over a proposal to build the 10,000 square foot Shri Shirdee Sai Baba Temple is not about religion.

05/08/2013

(CBS)

West Newbury Little League Dads Save Woman In Cardiac Arrest

It was last Wednesday on the ball fields of West Newbury, that doctors now say a pair of good samaritans saved her life.

04/29/2013

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