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.

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Keller @ Large: Boston Olympics Not Very Appealing

Bostonians have seen their pockets picked by big public-works projects with vague price tags before.

3 hours ago

Deb Lawler marks 30 years at WBZ Radio (WBZ)

Keller @ Large: Celebrating 30 Years Of Debra Lawler

Debra is one of several BZ Radio anchors who’ve been here for three decades or more.

12/17/2014

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Keller @ Large: Be Careful At The Company Holiday Party

The company party can be treacherous terrain if you don’t know what you’re doing.

12/16/2014

Protesters in Boston, December 13, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Is Listening Process A Two-Way Street?

One of the first life lessons anyone learns is how to negotiate for things.

12/15/2014

House Speaker John Boehner. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Merry Christmas From Congress? Not So Much

Washington, D.C., keeps lurching along, passing a trillion dollar spending bill.

12/12/2014

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Keller @ Large: Chinese Food Spat Shows Power Of The Internet

The recent spat between a Harvard professor and a Chinese restaurant shows how quickly the Internet can be used to turn against someone.

12/11/2014

Harvard Business School professor Ben Edelman (WBZ-TV)

Harvard Professor Apologizes For Threatening Legal Action Over Chinese Food Price

A Harvard Business School professor has apologized after he threatened legal action against a Brookline restaurant over a price dispute.

12/10/2014

David Brudnoy (WBZ file photo)

Keller @ Large: Remembering David Brudnoy

Keller shares lessons he’s learned from WBZ’s David Brudnoy.

12/09/2014

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Keller @ Large: Plenty To Feel Good About In USA

Keller doesn’t believe “America is coming apart at the seams.”

12/08/2014

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Boston Police Commissioner Talks Eric Garner Case, Body Cameras

Keller and BPD Commissioner Evans discuss body cameras and the Eric Garner case.

12/07/2014

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