Jon Keller

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Veteran Boston political commentator Jon Keller is heard every weekday morning 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.

Keller @ Large: Marty Walsh Says ‘I Still Have A Lot More Work To Do’

Mayor Marty Walsh is seeking a second term as mayor, and he stopped in to talk with WBZ political analyst Jon Keller to discuss his campaign.


Keller @ Large: NAACP Boston Branch Head On Boston Free Speech Rally

The NAACP Boston Chapter President Tanisha Sullivan talked to WBZ political analyst Jon Keller about last weekend’s rally and massive counter-protest.


Keller @ Large: Rep. Mike Capuano On Trump

Rep. Mike Capuano said his appetite for his job has only grown under Donald Trump’s presidency.


Keller @ Large: Candidate For Mayor Robert Cappucci

Jon sat down with retired Boston Police officer and former member of the Boston School Committee Robert Cappucci this week.


Keller @ Large: Patrick For Pres? Bad Idea

There’s talk of former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick being the favored 2020 Democratic candidate among some former Obama staffers–but Jon explains why he thinks that’s unlikely.


Keller @ Large: Never Leave A Game Early

Jon took in a Red Sox game–and was reminded of an important lesson.


Keller @ Large: Scaramucci Is Out. What Next?

Jon says the hiring of the Mooch in the first place was a terrible omen, for the Trump administration and for the country.


Keller @ Large: What Makes A Strong Leader?

Jon says different folks have different ideas of what a strong leader is–but we don’t need to look to Washington, New York or Hollywood to find role models of real strength.


Keller @ Large: Candidate For Mayor Joseph Wiley

Joseph Wiley, a resident of East Boston who works in healthcare insurance, is a first-time candidate for Mayor of Boston.


Keller @ Large: Picking Apart The New Pot Bill

Jon talks with Sen. Pat Jehlen and Rep. Mark Cusack, the co-chairs of the legislature’s Joint Committee on Marijuana Policy, about the new compromise bill on recreational marijuana.




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