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.

Jon Keller, Sen. Ed Markey, Gov. Charlie Baker, Mass. Health and Human Services Sec. Marylou Sudders and Middlesex County Sheriff Peter Koutoujian (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Why It’s Taking So Long To Battle Opioid Crisis

Political leaders are saying the right things, but Jon Keller pressed them on what’s taking so long.


Shayna Rose (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Trump Should Listen To Young Reporter

Keller says Trump would benefit from the analysis of 8-year-old Shayna Rose.


Bill Belichick and John Harbaugh shake hands after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the New England Patriots 28-13 in the 2012 AFC Championship game. (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Hidden Winners And Losers Of Deflategate

Some of the secondary champs and chumps you might not have thought of.


Donald Trump (Photo credit Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: How The Public Really Feels About Donald Trump

What impact is Donald Trump having on the GOP race for president?


Artistic rendering of aerial view of Olympic Stadium. (Image from Boston 2024)

Keller @ Large: Poll Shows Boston Still Not Sold On Olympics

A new poll shows the majority of people expect taxpayer funds to be used – a deal-breaker for most.


People celebrate in front of the US Supreme Court after the ruling was announced on the Affordable Care Act, June 25, 2015.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Despite Supreme Court Ruling, Obamacare Fight Not Over

If you think it even begins to bring an end to the bitter political battle over the Affordable Care Act, think again.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren (WBZ-TV)

Sen. Warren Leads Fight To Block Obama’s Trade Deal

It isn’t often you see a freshman US senator eat the lunch of a sitting president of their own party.


Boston Mayor Marty Walsh (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Mayor Walsh Sends Blunt Warning To USOC

Mayor Walsh is apparently done taking Olympic boosters at their word and will establish an Office of Olympic Accountability.



Keller @ Large: What Will Bicycle Lanes Mean For Boston’s Parking Problems?

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced proposed changes for parking in the city, including new bicycle lanes.


Senate President Stan Rosenberg (WBZ-TV)

Rosenberg: MBTA Meltdown Result Of Tough Winter, Neglect

Sen. Rosenberg chastised taxpayers for wanting more service than they’re willing to pay for but declined to defend MBTA management.



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