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.

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump after their NH Primary wins. (Photos by Joe Raedle/JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Presidential Race Just Getting Started

While it may seem as if this presidential race has been going on forever, the truth is it’s just getting started.

2 hours ago

Bernie Sanders celebrates his victory in Concord, New Hampshire, on February 9, 2016. (Photo credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Winners And Losers From New Hampshire Primary

Jon says even those among us who are doing well can start to understand that many more who aren’t doing well are desperate for a better deal.

17 hours ago

Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump after their NH Primary wins. (Photos by Joe Raedle/JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: What Happens After New Hampshire Primary?

The 2016 presidential campaign leaves the relatively narrow confines of Iowa and New Hampshire and enters a whole new arena of diverse electorates and interests.

19 hours ago

Hillary Clinton greets voters outside Fairgrounds Junior High School on February 9, 2016 in Nashua, New Hampshire. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Lessons Learned From Campaign 2016 So Far

Jon says it’s time to reflect on some of the lessons this race has already taught us.


Poll workers wait for voters in Bedford, New Hampshire early Tuesday morning. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: A Lot At Stake For New Hampshire In Primary

What New Hampshire voters do could re-shape the future of both parties.


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On The Issues: Job Creation And Free Trade

They’re all talking about job creation. But is anyone talking sense?


People listen as presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz speaks at a Town Hall event on February 7, 2016 in Peterborough, New Hampshire. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Why Are Voters So Unimpressed?

New Hampshire voters, you have my deepest sympathy.


This truck skidded off a snowy road and slammed into a stone wall in Worcester Friday. (Photo credit: Christina Hager - WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: How To Deal With The Snow

Jon Keller has some crucial tips for dealing with the snow.


A man votes in the New Hampshire primary at Bedford High School on January 10, 2012. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: A Closer Look At The Undecided Voter

Jon says the undecided voter falls into one of three categories.


Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders (Photos by Scott Olson and Brendan Hoffman /Getty Images)

WBZ-UMass Amherst Poll: Trump, Sanders Lead In NH

The WBZ/UMass Amherst poll shows many New Hampshire voters are still undecided.



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