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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.

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Do Candidates For Governor Have Charisma?

St. Patrick’s Day weekend was a golden opportunity for politicians to showcase their personality at lighthearted political events.

03/17/2014

WBZ-TV Security Analyst Ed Davis (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: WBZ Security Analyst Ed Davis

The 2014 Boston Marathon and how security should be handled at colleges and universities in light of dozens of arrests at UMass. Amherst, were just some of the topics WBZ Security Analyst Ed Davis discussed with Jon Keller

03/16/2014

MBTA driver Sydley Gardner after Green Line derailment.

Keller @ Large: Accountability Necessary In Functioning Society

The latest appalling example of this was dug up by my colleague, who reported the MBTA had fired the driver of the Green Line trolley that derailed this week.

03/13/2014

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Will Obama’s Online Spoof Spur ACA Enrollment For Target Age Group?

In order for the Affordable Care Act to succeed, more American have to sign up for coverage.

03/11/2014

Mark Fisher is a candidate for governor. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Gubernatorial Candidate Mark Fisher

The upcoming race for Massachusetts governor was one of the topics GOP candidate for governor Mark Fisher talked about Sunday.

03/09/2014

Wood stove (WBZ-TV)

Rule Changes Could Increase Cost Of Buying Wood Stove

The EPA wants to dramatically tighten emission standards for new wood stoves starting next year.

02/26/2014

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Keller @ Large: Sochi Olympics Truly A Success?

Too bad the people who run it have turned the “Olympic creed into a joke.”

02/24/2014

Evan Falchuk (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Gubernatorial Candidate Evan Falchuk

The 2014 race for governor, was just one of the topics candidate Evan Falchuk discussed with Jon Keller on this week’s Keller @ Large.

02/09/2014

Capitol Hill

Keller @ Large: Can’t Vandalize Political Culture Without Breaking Some Eggs

A Supreme Court justice, warning of a return to the World War II practice of mass imprisoning of Japanese-Americans citizens?

02/05/2014

atlanta

Keller @ Large: We Have No Business Laughing At Atlanta

Were you one of those who enjoyed a good, sarcastic laugh at the expense of Atlanta-area residents over the monumental traffic gridlock they suffered the last couple of days during a freak southern snowstorm?

01/30/2014

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