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Jon Keller

420x316 grad keller21 Jon KellerVeteran Boston political commentator Jon Keller is heard every weekday morning at 7:56 on “The WBZ Morning News.”
His “Keller At Large” commentaries cover everything from politics to pop culture to sports in a witty, outspoken style that is recognizably Bostonian.

Keller has been part of the WBZ family since 1986, as a talk-show host and news analyst, and is familiar to both television watchers and magazine readers from his work as political analyst for WBZ-TV and as political columnist for Boston Magazine and author of the weekly “Spin-O-Meter” in the Boston Herald.  His writing on Massachusetts politics has appeared in the Boston Globe, the Boston Herald, the Boston Phoenix, the Wall Street Journal, and the New Republic magazine.  Awards include two New England Emmys for reporting and editorial commentary and a New England Press Association award for best investigative reporting for a series of exposes of patronage and waste in Massachusetts State government.

The father of two boys, enjoys music, tennis, and bodysurfing the beaches of New England with friends and family.

Jon grew up in Cambridge and is a graduate of Brandeis University.

Market Basket supporters rally to save the CEO's Job. (Credit: WBZ's Mark Katic)

Keller @ Large: Businesses Should Learn Lesson From Market Basket Revolt

The Market Basket meltdown raises a crucial question for the ruling classes of our economy that’s been on the minds of millions of Americans for some time now – what on Earth are you thinking?

9 hours ago

College students

Keller @ Large: Is College Roommate Assignment Better As Mystery Or Matchup

Remember when you went to college, if you were lucky enough to do so, how the first adult challenge of the college experience was dealing with the complete stranger who is sharing your dorm room?

07/28/2014

Pedestrians in Beacon Hill
(WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Beacon Hill Residents Fight Against Upgrading Handicap Ramps

Residents of the Boston neighborhood are fighting the mayor’s plan to upgrade handicap ramps on sidewalks there.

07/23/2014

House Speaker Robert DeLeo (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: DeLeo Says Feds Unfairly Smeared Him In Probation Case

In an exclusive interview House Speaker Robert DeLeo says the federal claims have taken a personal toll.

07/11/2014

The buffer zone in yellow outside a Planned Parenthood clinic in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Supreme Court’s Buffer Zone Ruling Takes Aim At Legislature

There’s a message for state legislators in yesterday’s Supreme Court decision discarding the Massachusetts abortion-clinic buffer-zone law as unconstitutional.

06/27/2014

File image (Credit: iStockphoto)

Keller @ Large: Calif. Takes Stand Against Incompetent Teachers

A judge yesterday ruled that laws providing teacher tenure and making dismissal of some non-tenured teachers extremely difficult were unconstitutional.

06/11/2014

(Photo by Peter Macdiarmid/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Casinos No Longer A Sure Bet For Mass.

Any day now, the state Supreme Judicial Court will issue its ruling on the legality of the initiative petition to stop casinos from coming to Massachusetts.

06/10/2014

Newton North High School

Keller @ Large: West Shouldn’t Cave To Police State Standards

Leave it to the by-now notorious PC police over at Newton North High to once again make news about free speech, in this case, the saga of the Newton North senior on an exchange program with a school in China.

06/09/2014

Stephen Lynch (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Congressman Stephen Lynch

The politics of Russia and Benghazi were some of the topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday.

05/25/2014

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson

The Bulger trial and accused murderer Aaron Hernandez were just some of the topics Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson discussed with Jon Keller.

05/11/2014

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