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.

Quarterback Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots is hit by outside linebacker Shaquil Barrett #48 of the Denver Broncos.

Keller @ Large: Silver Lining Playbook

Could there be a silver lining in the end of the Patriots’ winning streak?

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In this still image taken from a police vehicle dash camera released by the Chicago Police Department on November 24, 2015 , Chicago Police officer Jason Van Dyke is shown shooting Laquan McDonald on October 20, 2014. (Photo by Chicago Police Department via Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Unions Can’t Put Own Agenda Ahead Of Community

Jon says if self-interest is all a union is about, how can they expect a business to ever be about something more than profit?

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Keller @ Large: Thankful For The First Amendment

Jon says don’t ever forget how crucial the First Amendment is to keeping power in check.


Tom Brady talks to the referees at Gillette Stadium on November 23, 2015. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Experience Matters

Jon Keller says when it comes to experience, you get what you pay for.


Protests on I-93 in Medford (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Top Local Turkeys Of 2015

Jon Keller rounds up the biggest local turkeys that made news during 2015.



Keller @ Large: Boston Thanksgiving Traffic Worst On Tuesday

Traffic may be worse than ever around here, but being stuck in traffic just isn’t as bad as it used to be.


(Photo credit: Susan Flaherty)

Keller @ Large: We Don’t Need A Lot Of Snow

We really don’t need a lot of snow to experience and enjoy winter around here.


WBZ security analyst Ed Davis (WBZ)

Keller @ Large: Ed Davis Talks ‘Extremely Troubling’ ISIS Developments

Davis and Keller discuss the Paris attacks and the threat at home.



Keller @ Large: Call ISIS ‘Daesh’ (Violent, Bigoted Oppressors)

We are urged to use the word “Daesh,” an acronym that is widely interpreted to be an Arabic euphemism for “violent, bigoted oppressors.”


Donald Trump listens to a reporter's question in Worcester, Nov. 18, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Donald Trump’s Best And Worst

Jon Keller says Donald Trump was at his best and worst in his visit to Worcester.



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