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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.

Police search a neighborhood in Watertown for any new nuggets of evidence. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Bernice Corpuz)

Watertown Neighborhood Trying To Move Forward After Violent Shootout And Manhunt

Some flowers are blooming on the normally quiet Laurel Street where Christine Yajko played fetch with her puppy named Remington, Monday morning.

04/22/2013

Lawrence Police Officer Carlos Gonzalez hides in court

Lawrence Police Officer Charged With Sexual Assault In Florida

Officer Carlos Gonzalez is accused of sexually assaulting a teenage girl while on vacation in Florida.

02/28/2013

Tank memorial for Private Jonathan Roberge

Leominster Family Honors Soldier’s Sacrifice With Tank Memorial

Private Jonathan Roberge was killed in Iraq in 2009. His family is working to honor his sacrifice with a memorial that is hard to ignore.

01/28/2013

John Joseph McCabe

Jury Deliberations Underway In 1969 Cold Case Murder

Jury deliberations are underway in a cold case murder. Michael Ferreira is one of three accused and the first to stand trial in the death of a teenager in Lowell more than 40 years ago.

01/24/2013

Dog house

Mother, Daughter Recovering After Dog Attack In Fitchburg

A panicked 911 call summoned police to a duplex on High Street where they found a 3-year-old girl bitten on the face and bleeding.

01/18/2013

Kara Bilzerian was attacked in her Worcester home

Worcester Woman Beats Up Intruder Who Tried To Strangle Her

A Worcester woman, who believes her home was targeted because of a wheelchair ramp, made the bloodied attacker run away.

01/04/2013

Rocco the pit bull was euthanized at the Mansfield Animal Shelter

Mansfield Animal Shelter Volunteers Quit After Pit Bull Is Euthanized

Rocco was euthanized amid concerns from the town’s animal control officer, police chief, and town manager, that he would bite folks.

12/10/2012

Newburyport High class ring found in liquor store.

1933 Class Ring At Center Of Mystery In Newburyport

A class ring from the 1930′s is at the center of a mystery on the North Shore. It was discovered at a liquor store and an employee is on a mission to find its owner.

12/04/2012

Southbridge student Chris Latour was expelled

Southbridge Student Expelled For Cyber Bullying English Teacher

A student has been expelled for cyber bullying his teacher. He admits he tried to play a prank but says he’s not responsible for everything that followed.

12/03/2012

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9-Year-Old Hit By Car After Concord School Bus Driver Overshoots Bus Stop

A Concord school bus driver overshot a bus stop by about 100 feet on Wednesday. One of the boys who got off the bus was hit by a car walking home.

11/16/2012

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