Ken MacLeod

WBZ-TV's Ken MacLeod

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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.

Surveillance image from the night before the Gardner Museum heist (WBZ-TV)

Quincy Attorney Says Client Has Identified Man In Gardner Museum Video

Twenty five years after the world’s biggest art heist, newly released video may have just provided the break investigators need to solve the case.

08/10/2015

Greg and Melanie Magazu and their children (WBZ-TV)

Fitchburg Couple Who Spanks Their Children Fights To Become Foster Parents

The DCF is refusing to let a couple become foster parents because they spank their children.

08/07/2015

Robert Johnson (WBZ-TV)

Boston Professor ‘Humiliated’ After Being Accused Of Theft

A college professor says he is embarrassed and angered after a trip to the liquor store ended with police at his home.

08/06/2015

The satirical drug dealer form. (Image credit Charlton police)

Charlton Police To Drug Dealers: We’ll Help Eliminate Your Competition

Charlton police are getting creative in their fight against illegal drugs – they’re offering to help drug dealers go after their competition.

08/05/2015

Noelle Gregoire (WBZ-TV)

Community Steps Up After Hacker Steals From Girl’s Charity

A cyber crook stole from a 10-year-old girl raising money for sick kids.

07/30/2015

Mario DoCarmo was attacked in his Chicopee bar (WBZ-TV)

Bar Owner Beaten By Thieves In Chicopee

A man was attacked and left for dead when he tried to scare off two men who broke into his bar in Chicopee.

07/29/2015

The apartment building on Branch Street July 15, 2014.(WBZ-TV)

7 Killed In Lowell Fire Remembered On Anniversary

Seven people were killed on July 10, 2014, in a fast-moving fire that erupted before dawn in a large apartment building.

07/10/2015

Zach Ferguson's U.S. Army tattoo (WBZ-TV)

Army Wife Helps Change Manchester, NH Police Tattoo Policy

Frustrated that her husband’s pride in his military service disqualified him from wearing a blue uniform, Annie Kelly spoke up.

07/06/2015

Poster put up in Dudley Square in Roxbury (WBZ-TV)

Controversial Race Campaign Backfires In Roxbury

Flyers found on poles and buildings in Roxbury offended many people.

06/24/2015

(Photo credit: Duxbury Fire Department)

Massachusetts DCR Scrambling To Fill Hundreds Of Lifeguard Positions

Massachusetts officials are trying to fill hundreds of vacant lifeguard positions before the summer season gets in full swing.

06/12/2015

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