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

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


Keller @ Large: Sexual Harassment Accusations Are Not ‘Misunderstandings’

Jon says it wouldn’t even dawn on him or most men to act the way we’re learning too many sexual harassers do.


Keller @ Large: How TV Ads Could Impact Tax Bill Vote

Most New England senators are a clear “no” vote on the GOP tax bill. So we haven’t seen the onslaught of TV ads from special-interest groups pouring into swing states in the run-up to the vote.


Keller @ Large: President Trump Failing As Role Model

Leaders are supposed to be role models. Jon says President Trump is not living up to that responsibility.


Keller @ Large: Sexual Harassment Consequence Gap

Rep. Kathleen Rice walked out on Wednesday’s House Democratic caucus called to discuss a flurry of sexual harassment charges.


Keller @ Large: A Picture Is Worth A Thousand Words

What does a picture recently shared by police of a car they stopped with a family inside transporting their Christmas tree home mean for society?


Keller: Gov. Baker Faces Big Challenges In Re-Election

To the surprise of no one, Gov. Charlie Baker has announced he is seeking a second four-year term.


Keller @ Large: Anthony Scaramucci’s Big Mistake

Anthony Scaramucci is using his idol, President Trump’s playbook to go after student criticism of him in the Tufts newspaper. Jon says that’s a big mistake.


Keller At Large: Gov. Baker Remains Mum On Potential Second Term

No matter how the question is asked, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker isn’t ready to answer it yet.


Keller @ Large: Thankful To Be From Boston

What are you thankful for today? Here’s Jon’s list.




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