Jon Keller

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Veteran 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.

The Boston skyline, as seen from the Charles River.  (Photo by William B. Plowman/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Our New Tourism Slogan?

Can’t we do better than “It’s all here”?

04/04/2016

Rep. Mike Capuano. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Rep. Mike Capuano Talks Deadlock In Congress

Jon talked with Rep. Mike Capuano about the state of Congress, as well as Donald Trump’s language on the campaign trail.

04/03/2016

Ohio Gov. John Kasich eating pizza in NYC (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Politics Of Food Faux Pas

TV crews shooting John Kasich’s lunch with local officials caught him digging into a slice of New York-style pizza — with a knife and fork.

03/31/2016

Massachusetts Republican Party Chair Kirsten Hughes. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Mass. GOP Chair Kirsten Hughes Talks 2016

Massachusetts Republican Party Chair Kirsten Hughes talked about the Mass. GOP’s plans for 2016.

03/27/2016

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: The Cruz/Trump Mud Bath

It started with a risque photo of Donald Trump’s wife Melania, a former model.

03/23/2016

Massachusetts Senate President Stan Rosenberg. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Stan Rosenberg Talks Budget, Charter Schools

Mass. Senate President Stan Rosenberg and WBZ political analyst Jon Keller caught up to address State Senator Dan Wolf’s criticism of the Senate and more.

03/20/2016

Donald Trump (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Race To The Bottom Of The Barrel?

Jon says that, like it or not, a president is a role model, someone we look to as a source of pride, a representative of what’s best about us.

03/02/2016

Donald Trump addresses supporters in Florida after his Super Tuesday victories. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: What Happens Next?

With Super Tuesday in the books, Jon takes a look at where the candidates will be heading next.

03/02/2016

(WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Do The Right Thing – Vote

Jon says there’s one more thing you need to fit into your busy schedule Tuesday.

03/01/2016

Former Mass. Democratic Party Chair Phil Johnston and Newton Mayor Setti Warren. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Clinton, Sanders Surrogates Debate

With just two days to go until Massachusetts voters get their chance to weigh in on the presidential race, Clinton and Sanders campaign surrogates held a mini-debate with WBZ political analyst Jon Keller.

02/28/2016

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