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.

Donald Trump in Iowa (WBZ-TV)

Trump To Fox: Drop Dead!

Donald Trump says he will not participate in the Iowa debate before caucus day.


State Secretary of Transportation Stephanie Pollack on Keller @ Large. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Stephanie Pollack Talks T Progress

Pollack sat down with WBZ political analyst Jon Keller to talk about the progress the MBTA has made since last year’s disastrous Winter shutdowns.


The corporate headquarters of General Electric in Fairfield, Connecticut. (File photo credit  STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Big Win, Big Questions

That popping sound you heard all over Boston Wednesday? Champagne corks as the political establishment celebrated General Electric.


Newly-elected Boston City Council President Michelle Wu. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Michelle Wu Talks Diversity In Politics

Newly-elected Boston City Council President Michelle Wu is the first Asian-American woman to serve on the city council.


Drone (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: High Tech Horror

At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, high-tech stuff is everywhere – and so is danger.


Boston Globe political correspondent Jim O'Sullivan and WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Joe Mathieu. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Panel Talks Trump In 2016

Boston Globe political correspondent Jim O’Sullivan and WBZ’s Joe Mathieu agree that Trump’s supporters are for real.


Massachusetts House Speaker Robert DeLeo (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Mass. House Speaker Robert DeLeo Talks Taxes, T, And Gov. Baker

DeLeo sat down with WBZ political analyst Jon Keller to talk about the ups and downs of 2015 and look forward to next year.


Boston mayor Marty Walsh on Keller @ Large Sunday. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Marty Walsh Looks Back At 2015

Walsh sat down with WBZ political analyst Jon Keller to talk about the accomplishments he was most proud of this year–and some he wasn’t proud of.


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.




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