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Jon Keller is Political Analyst for WBZ-TV News, and his “Keller At Large” reports on a wide range of topics are regularly featured during WBZ-TV News at 5PM and 6PM. Keller’s commentaries are also seen weekday mornings at 5:30am on WBZ This Morning and heard each weekday at 7:55AM and 12:25PM on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.

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

Before joining WBZ-TV in 2005, Jon was Political Analyst for “The Ten O’Clock News” on WLVI-TV in Boston for 14 years. Previous credits include op-ed columnist for The Boston Globe, chief political reporter for The Boston Phoenix, and reporter, columnist and editor for The Tab Newspapers. His freelance writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New Republic, the Chicago Tribune and other publications.

Jon has been honored with ten New England Emmy Awards for commentary and reporting, and was named “Best TV Political Analyst” twice in Boston Magazine’s annual “Best of Boston” issue.

Born in Washington, DC, Jon was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Brandeis University in 1977 where he earned Cum Laude honors in history.

Jon has been married for nearly forty years and has two grown sons. In his spare time (of which there is little), Jon enjoys traveling; listening to live jazz and soul music; playing golf (poorly but with great pleasure); and walking Buddy the Wonder Lab.

Keller @ Large: The Tragedy Of The New ‘Lie Of The Year’

The website Politifact has chosen its “lie of the year,” and Jon says the tragedy of it is, it’s a completely unnecessary lie.

7 hours ago

Keller @ Large: Navy’s Expensive New Slogan Is Waste Of Taxpayers’ Money

Is this latest costly makeover by the Navy needed to keep up with the times as they claim or is it just a waste of money?

12/12/2017

Keller @ Large: Why Alabama’s Special Senate Election Is A Big Deal

Jon says you may see the biggest political story of the year unfold Tuesday night.

12/12/2017

Keller @ Large: State House News Service Reporters Discuss Beacon Hill

After a busy week on Beacon Hill, two State House News Service reporters have joined WBZ-TV’s Jon Keller to make sense of it all. 

12/10/2017

Keller @ Large: CBS News Poll Finds Bipartisan Support To Continue DACA

Leafing through the new CBS News poll Thursday for a report on public reaction to the tax-cut bill, Jon Keller came across an interesting finding.

12/08/2017

Keller @ Large: Do We Really Care About Following The Rules?

With the latest news about Russia in the Olympics, Jon Keller wonders if we really think cheating is wrong.

12/07/2017

Keller @ Large: Most Retweeted Tweets Tell Story Of Who We Are As Society

Twitter is out with it’s list of the most-retweeted posts of 2017. And Jon Keller says they tell a story about who we are as a society.

12/06/2017

Keller @ Large: Obsession or Tactic?

Jon Keller says if you’ve wondered why Trump is still talking about Clinton, it’s because it’s good for business.

12/05/2017

Keller @ Large: Expert Says Tech Companies Are Normalizing ‘Fringe’ Ideals

Tech companies are promoting libertarian values and they are becoming a part of our everyday lives says author Noam Cohen.

12/03/2017

Keller @ Large: Why Michael Flynn’s Guilty Plea Is A Big Deal

Jon Keller says Michael Flynn’s guilty plea is big. Really big.

12/01/2017

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