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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.

Inspectional Services. (WBZ-TV photo)

Boston Prepares To Crack Down On Bad Landlords

A bed bug infestation prompted Wentworth students to summon housing inspectors to their Fenway apartment on Tuesday.

08/20/2013

A sketch of the suspect involved in an assault in South Boston. (From Boston Police)

Police Investigate Report Of Woman Attacked In South Boston Elevator

Police are investigating a report of a woman being attacked inside an elevator in South Boston.

08/09/2013

The bear shot and killed by Jacob Victor. (Photo courtesy: East Brookfield Police)

Farmer Shoots, Kills Bear And Sparks Heated Facebook Debate

A farmer will not face charges after he shot and killed a bear on his property in East Brookfield Tuesday.

07/31/2013

Joseph and Joanne Zagam (Photo from masslottery.com)

N. Attleboro Couple Tosses $1 Million Lottery Ticket In Trash

A North Attleborough couple has won $1 million on a scratch-off lottery ticket that they dug out of the trash after inadvertently throwing it away.

07/26/2013

Albert DeSalvo (WBZ-TV file image)

DNA Evidence Definitively Links Albert DeSalvo In Boston Strangler Case

DNA evidence has definitively linked Albert DeSalvo to the death of Mary Sullivan, a woman believed to be the Boston Strangler’s last victim, authorities announced Friday.

07/19/2013

J.P. and Paul Norden.

Marathon Bombing Survivors Split On Whether To Go To Tsarnaev Arraignment

The survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing have been invited to Federal court to see the man accused of planting the bombs at the finish line.

07/09/2013

Carlos Ortiz, 26, during an extradition hearing in Bristol (Conn.) Superior Court June 28, 2013 as a fugitive from justice as part of the Aaron Hernandez investigation. (AP Photo/The Bristol Press, Mike Orazzi)

Second Suspect In Aaron Hernandez Case Sent To Massachusetts

A man arrested in Connecticut in connection with the murder case against Aaron Hernandez was sent to Massachusetts Friday,

06/28/2013

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

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