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.

(WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: What Is A ‘Jerk’ Exactly?

This burning question comes up as we read about claims by the Federal Trade Commission that a locally-based website, jerk.com, broke federal law.

04/08/2014

Marty Walsh. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Boston Mayor Marty Walsh

The tragic loss of two Boston firefighters and the future of casinos in Massachusetts, were some of the topics discussed with Jon Keller

03/30/2014

Jared Remy in Middlesex Superior Court, Oct. 8, 2013 (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Remy Case Requires Response From Judges

The Boston Globe’s report on accused murderer Jared Remy’s extensive history of violence contains many appalling details.

03/24/2014

Sarah Iselin of Mass. Health Connector. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Mass. Health Connector’s Sarah Iselin

The Massachusetts Health Care Connector was just one of the topics Sarah Iselin discussed with Jon Keller on this week’s Keller @ Large.

03/23/2014

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

Keller @ Large: Tea Party Challenger Provides Suspense For GOP Convention

Tea Party Republican Mark Fisher will keep the GOP convention in suspense over whether he can force a primary.

03/21/2014

(Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: What Were Toyota, GM Thinking?

Try as I might, I can’t imagine what these executives at Toyota and GM were thinking.

03/20/2014

(Credit: Thinkstock)

Hundreds Of MassDOT Repair Projects Slated To Begin

For the current orgy of repair work, you can thank the big dig, the cash-eating mega project that pushed maintenance and repair of local roads to the back of the line for more than 15 years.

03/18/2014

(Kim Tunnicliffe/WBZ)

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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