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 Sutton home invasion suspect. (Image Credit: Sutton Police Department)

Sutton Teenager Kicks, Scares Away Home Invader

A 13-year-old boy was hiding under a desk when the suspect entered his room, police said.

11/25/2014

Papa Jay's in Dover was the target of an armed robbery (Image credit Papa Jay's)

Armed Robbery Of N.H. Pizza Shop Caught On Camera

Papa Jay’s in Dover was hit by armed robbers over the weekend.

11/24/2014

School van crashes into yard of Lexington home.(WBZ-TV)

School Van Crashes Through Fence, Into Propane Tanks Outside Lexington Home

A school van crashed through a fence and hit a propane tank outside a home in Lexington Thursday.

11/20/2014

A New Hampshire dog was hurt in a rare coyote attack Monday (WBZ-TV)

Rare Coyote Attack Injures N.H. Woman And Dog

A coyote attacked a New Hampshire woman and her dog Monday.

11/18/2014

Reddit users thought they found a mysterious shipwreck off Boston over the weekend, but veteran boaters say there's no mystery.(WBZ-TV)

Abandoned Vessel Off Boston Sparks Social Media Intrigue

Reddit users thought they found a mysterious shipwreck off Boston over the weekend, but veteran boaters say there’s no mystery.

11/17/2014

Dan Dugan, 13, of Seabrook, NH (WBZ-TV)

NH Boy With Suspected Enterovirus Is Learning To Walk Again

What started as a simple cold turned into paralysis of the legs for 13-year-old Dan Dugan.

11/07/2014

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Southbridge Residents Relieved After Gregory Lewis’ Capture

Kids were allowed onto the school playground in Southbridge Wednesday morning for the first time in weeks thanks to the capture of now infamous native son Gregory Lewis.

10/29/2014

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

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