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Jon Keller

WBZ's Jon Keller Jon Keller is WBZ-TV News’ Political Analyst, and his “Keller At Large” reports on a wide range of topics are regularly featured during WBZ-TV News at 6PM and 11PM. Keller also broadcasts morning drive commentaries on WBZ NewsRadio 1030 and is a contributing editor for Boston Magazine.

Jon Keller is widely regarded as the top political analyst in New England. He is a favorite of the region’s viewers because he is smart and witty, and he asks the tough questions everyone wants to have asked. The politicians respect him too because he has a distinguished reputation for being fair, accurate, and dedicated to serving viewers. Although ‘Keller at Large’ primarily tackles politics, Keller also makes social and cultural commentary on news of the day and pop culture.

Before joining WBZ-TV , Keller served as Political Analyst for “The Ten O’Clock News” on WLVI-TV (WB56), Boston’s WB affiliate and Tribune Broadcasting station. Prior to WB56 News, Keller’s background was in radio and print reporting. Keller also broadcasts morning drive commentaries on WBZ NewsRadio 1030. Previously, he was an op-ed columnist for The Boston Globe. Keller spent four years as a political reporter for The Boston Phoenix and was a part-time radio talk-show host on WBZ Radio. Before that, he held positions with the TAB Newspapers, People Magazine (Boston Bureau) and a number of radio stations across the region.

Keller was named “Best TV Political Analyst” for the second time in Boston Magazine’s 29th annual “Best of Boston” issue and previously won the award in 1999. Keller received a New England Emmy Award for Best Reporting in May 2004. He won his first Emmy from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences/New England regional chapter for “Best Commentary” in 1998.

Born in Washington, DC in 1956, Jon was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Commonwealth High School in 1973. Keller received his bachelor’s degree from Brandeis University in 1977 where he earned Cum Laude honors.

Jon has been married for thirty years and has two grown sons. In his spare time (of which there is little), Jon enjoys traveling; studying architecture; playing poker; listening to live blues, jazz and soul music; playing golf and tennis as well as bodysurfing the beaches of New England.

Danny Nickerson. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Here’s Some Good News

I feel it’s my solemn duty to once in awhile try to lighten your mood with some good news, and this is one of those days.

07/25/2014

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Keller @ Large: Why Can’t Congress Learn From Its Mistake?

Can you think of a group of Americans less entitled to self-congratulation than Congress?

07/24/2014

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Keller @ Large: No Good Comes From Rushing

Nothing good ever comes from rushing something.

07/23/2014

Thousands of protesters outside the Market Basket in Tewksbury, July 21. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Can Market Basket Survive?

A supermarket industry analyst says if management can’t get it together fast, the company is in big trouble.

07/22/2014

Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Drop The Fiction Of Elizabeth Warren For President

Elizabeth Warren would have to be nuts to run for president in 2016.

07/22/2014

International media broadcast alongside wreckage of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17. (Photo by Rob Stothard/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Russia Part Of The Problem

So, let me see if I have this straight – according to our government, the evidence points straight to Russia and its militia friends in Eastern Ukraine as the culprits in the largest mass murder of civilian airline passengers since 9/11.

07/21/2014

Independent candidate for governor Jeff McCormick discussed issues with Jon Keller. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Independent Gubernatorial Candidate Jeff McCormick

Independent candidate for governor Jeff McCormick discussed campaign issues with WBZ-TV’s Jon Keller.

07/20/2014

A piece of wreckage from Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 on July 18, 2014 in Shaktarsk, Ukraine, the day after it crashed. (Photo credit DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Stop Looking For Easy Answers

If we all give up seeking the easy answers, we’ll have no choice but to start working on the hard ones.

07/18/2014

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Keller @ Large: Local Drivers Continue To Defy Logic, Common Sense

I thought once we left winter behind, I wouldn’t have to do any more commentaries about local drivers for awhile. I was wrong.

07/17/2014

Officials discuss 'the scientific and technological roadmap that will lead to the discovery of potentially habitable worlds among the stars' July 14, 2014 at NASA headquarters in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Welcome Note For The Aliens

I’ve drafted a short welcome note that NASA is free to use with no fee or credit required.

07/16/2014

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