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.

Bill Belichick address DeflateGate at Gillette Stadium on Jan. 22, 2015. (Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: There Better Be Some Substance To DeflateGate

If there isn’t, the line of people who will owe the Patriots and their fans a huge apology will be a long one, starting with the league and including a nation full of Patriot-haters.

01/23/2015

Aerial view of proposed Olympic Stadium. (Image from Boston 2024)

Keller @ Large: Boston 2024 Olympics A Better Story Than DeflateGate

Why do we love the unfolding saga of the Boston Summer Olympics bid?

01/22/2015

Aerial view of proposed Olympic Stadium. (Image from Boston 2024)

Keller @ Large: Olympic Organizers Expect Support To Grow

The big question hovering over their Olympic push is whether or not local residents can be persuaded to love the Games as well.

01/21/2015

President Barack Obama delivers his State of the Union speech, January 20, 2015. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: State Of The Union Will Be Forgotten Soon

Does any non-partisan doubt that by next Monday it will be almost entirely forgotten?

01/21/2015

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New Bill Proposes Free Universal Pre-Kindergarten Classes

A bill unveiled on Tuesday would allow school districts to develop universal pre-kindergarten programs and submit them for funding under the state’s Chapter 70 educational formula.

01/20/2015

Umpire Carl Paganelli holds a football after a play during the 2015 AFC Championship Game.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: ‘DeflateGate’ Deeper Than Sore-Loser Talk

Losers these days always claim the winners must have doctored the football.

01/20/2015

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Keller @ Large: Who Says Boston Is Inferior?

There is no debate over whether or not Boston is a “world-class” city, whatever that means.

01/19/2015

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Keller @ Large: Boston 2024 Chairman Says Olympics Would Benefit Next Generation

The businessman leading the push for Boston to host the Olympics in 2024 tells WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller that landing the games would be a bold step into the future for the city and the state.

01/18/2015

John Fish (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: John Fish Talks Boston 2024 Olympics

A new survey shows about 55 percent of people want Boston to hold the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. But most of those people also want the bid done without taxpayer money.

01/16/2015

Protesters attached to a barrel on I-93, Jan. 15, 2015. (Photo credit Mass. State Police)

Keller @ Large: Challenge For Legit Protesters – Don’t Spoil Progress

Let’s face it, no one with a clue wants anything to do with anarchists, if that’s what these kids were.

01/16/2015

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