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.

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

Linda and Billy Keir (WBZ-TV)

Boston Doctors Save Woman Who Suffered Stroke On Flight From London

Boston, as it turns out, might well have been a life-saving destination for the Scottish woman.

03/19/2014

Lou Pelletier (WBZ-TV)

Justina Pelletier’s Father Speaks Out About Custody Battle For First Time

For the first time, the father of Justina Pelletier, the teen at the center of a custody battle with Massachusetts, is speaking out.

03/06/2014

Justina Pelletier (WBZ-TV)

Teen In Medical Dispute Sent To Foster Care

The state of Massachusetts took charge of Justina Pelletier as her parents and doctors at Children’s Hospital continue to clash over her diagnosis and treatment.

02/24/2014

Morris Miller celebrates 100th birthday at Needham McDonald's. (WBZ-TV)

McDonald’s Employee Celebrates 100th Birthday In Needham

Morris Miller was honored for working at the Needham McDonald’s for a quarter century.

02/07/2014

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