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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: Gun Violence Debate Truth Test

As the debate over gun violence intensifies, the claims and counterclaims can be confusing and hard to sort through.

4 mins ago

Keller @ Large: All T Riders Can Do Is Suffer

Another horrible day for Red Line commuters may leave you wondering – is there any relief in sight? Jon has some straight answers.

11 hours ago

Keller @ Large: Why Trump Fired Back Against Old Sex Harassment Claim

The woman has been telling her story publicly since the fall of 2016. So why is President Trump responding now?

02/20/2018

Keller @ Large: Toy Makers Need To Get Heads Out Of Gutter

Jon says it appears the hottest toys next Christmas will be disgusting.

02/20/2018

Keller: Fergie’s National Anthem Performance Was Far From The Worst

How bad was Fergie’s rendition of the National Anthem at Sunday night’s NBA All-Star Game?

02/19/2018

Keller @ Large: Mitt Romney Announces Candidacy For Utah Senate Seat

Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will be running for the Utah Senate seat.

02/16/2018

Keller @ Large: Why It’s ‘Stupid’ To Arm Public With Military-Type Weapons

Everyone’s talking about gun violence, but real answers remain elusive. One gun-rights advocate shared some thoughtful ideas with Jon.

02/16/2018

Keller @ Large: Can We Take Action?

Politicians from both parties are calling for action to prevent future school shootings after the one in Florida. But will their talk translate into action?

02/15/2018

Keller: Elizabeth Warren’s Native American Heritage – Separating Politics From Fact

Senator Elizabeth Warren’s critics love to mock her claim of Native American heritage, but do they have a leg to stand on?

02/15/2018

What A Waste: Problems With Flying First Class

Environmental Protection Agency Chief Scott Pruitt has been flying first class and it is raising some eyebrows.

02/14/2018

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