Malcolm Johnson

Malcolm Johnson is a general assignment reporter with NBC10 Boston and necn.

Before his arrival in Boston in January 2018, Johnson was a general assignment reporter and anchor for WFTX in Fort Myers, Florida. Before joining WFTX, he began his on air reporting career in Macon, Georgia.

Johnson earned a reputation covering a wide range of issues and delivering thorough reports on breaking news as a morning reporter. He’s covered multiple hurricanes - including Maria and Irma, the 2016 presidential election as the candidates campaigns criss crossed Florida, a mass shooting inside teenage nightclub “Club Blu” and multiple murder cases that received national attention.

Johnson’s journalism career began his senior year of college as a sports writer. He went on to cover high school and professional sports for WUSA-TV (CBS) in his hometown of Washington, D.C.

A graduate of West Virginia University, Johnson is an avid sports fan excited to live and work in a city that cherishes its sports teams.

The Latest

  • revere Jun 29, 2021

    Firefighters Battle Blaze Sending Smoke Over Revere

    Residents were displaced after a fire raged at a building Tuesday in Revere, Massachusetts. Fire crews could be seen dousing the flames coming from cranes high above what appeared to be two burning triple-decker homes on Hyde Street. Smoke from the blaze rose into the sky over the city. The Revere Fire Department didn’t immediately release information on the...

  • Pride Month Jun 13, 2021

    Hundreds Rally for Transgender Rights in Roxbury

    Nearly 1,000 people gathered in Nubian Square in Boston’s Roxbury neighborhood for the second annual March and Vigil for Black Trans Lives on Saturday afternoon.  Demonstrators marched to Franklin Park Playstead for a vigil and Pridefest. The event was to support members of the Black transgender community in the state. The event was organized by Trans Resistance, an organization built...

  • Coronavirus restrictions May 29, 2021

    ‘Long Time Coming': Massachusetts Drops Mask Mandate, Remaining COVID Restrictions

    As of midnight Saturday, Gov. Charlie Baker’s mask mandate is no more and all remaining COVID-19 restrictions in Massachusetts have been lifted. In place of the mask mandate, the Department of Public Health has issued a new mask advisory in line with CDC guidance. This means if you’re fully vaccinated, you do not have to wear a mask inside...

  • COPLEY SQUARE May 22, 2021

    Rally Calls to End Asian-American Hate

    A rally led largely by students from Berklee College of Music aimed to bring broader awareness to rising hate and violence against Asian-Americans.

  • revere May 20, 2021

    Massive Fire, Seen for Miles, Guts Building, Displaces Families in Revere

    A fire is burning in Revere, Massachusetts, sending smoke high into the air and damaging several buildings in a tightly packed neighborhood near the ocean. The blaze, a five-alarm fire, is burning on Endicott Avenue, near Revere Beach.

  • dorchester May 8, 2021

    On Mother's Day Eve, United Way Showers Families With Much-Needed Supplies

    On Mother’s Day Eve, one organization hoped to give moms and hard-hit families on the whole a helping hand. United Way and their community partners provided gifts of supplies to hundreds of families at seven different locations, including one in Dorchester, Massachusetts, “I have diapers. I have books for my children. I have a 5-year-old and a 1-year-old, and...

  • hopkinton May 5, 2021

    DA Reveals New Details in Case of Hopkinton Teen Mikayla Miller's Death

    The prosecutor leading the investigation into the death of a 16-year-old girl from Hopkinton, Massachusetts, explained on Tuesday what her office knows so far about the case and promised a full investigation with transparency for the public. Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan also acknowledged unsubstantiated rumors swirling in the community that Mikayla Miller, who was Black, was murdered and that…

  • Massachusetts Apr 2, 2021

    Brookline Educator Says More Needs to Be Done When It Comes to Teaching Racial Issues

    The longest-serving Black teacher at Brookline High School is raising concern with how well issues surrounding race are taught to students. “For white teachers, the ones who put in that work, the kids know. And they know every time,” said Malcolm Cawthorne. The work Cawthorne is referring to involves educators educating themselves on the issues in ways that allow them…

  • TARGET Apr 1, 2021

    Shots Fired Near Target in Boston, Bullet Holes Left in Store's Doors

    Police are investigating after shots were fired Wednesday night near a Target in Boston, leaving multiple bullet holes in the store’s doors. Boston police received a call at 9:15 p.m. for shots fired at 7 Allstate Road in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood, which is the listed address for the Boston South Bay Target. Boston police did not say whether...

  • COVID-19 Mar 27, 2021

    For Childcare Workers, Vaccine a Personal and Professional Relief

    Explaining childcare during the COVID-19 pandemic is a tough assignment — even for some educators. “It’s been really, really … oh my god. A challenge. That’s the word. A challenge,” said Dania Gil, one such educator at a private learning center in Roxbury. “A lot of people have had COVID,” she says. “That’s how we’ve been impacted and one...

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