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.

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

Salem (WBZ-TV)

Salem Recruits Teens To Shovel Sidewalks After Storm

When the storm hits Wednesday, Salem’s teenagers will be pitching in to clear some busy crosswalks and sidewalks.

02/04/2014

South Shore Hospital in Weymouth. (WBZ-TV)

South Shore Hospital Investigates Deaths Of Two Mothers During Childbirth

For the second time in just over a month, a mother has died during childbirth at South Shore Hospital.

01/20/2014

Whitey Bulger as he was arrested by the FBI, June 22, 2011. (Photo courtesy: 60 Minutes-CBS News)

Whitey Bulger Insists He Was Never An Informant In New Film

A new documentary film debuting at the Sundance Film Festival includes recorded conversations between James “Whitey” Bulger and his lawyer.

01/17/2014

Southbridge School Committee Chair Lauren McLoughlin. (WBZ-TV)

Southbridge Official Responds To Blogger Who Attacked Her Weight

When an anonymous post on a local blog called Southbridge School Committee Chairwoman Lauren McLoughlin a ‘morbidly obese blueberry’ she and her family weren’t real thrilled.

01/16/2014

Assumption College assistant football coaches. (WBZ-TV photo)

Assumption College Football Coaches Stop Robbery, Chase Down Suspects

The coaches left the team hotel in Connecticut to grab dinner when they saw the crime in progress.

11/01/2013

Worcester Firefighter Timothy Jackson died in a warehouse fire in 1999.

Medals Stolen From Family Of Fallen Worcester Firefighter

Timothy Jackson died in the massive Cold Storage Warehouse fire in 1999. His family received commendations for his bravery, but a thief broke into their home and stole the medals the family cherished.

10/04/2013

This male Red Tail Hawk was shot and killed Aug 27, 2013. (Credit: Elizabeth Hanrahan)

Federally Protected Hawk Fatally Shot In Brockton

Some red-tail hawks gracefully cruised the sky over a neatly manicured Brockton neighborhood Tuesday afternoon where somebody is suspected of shooting one.

09/17/2013

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