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.
Federal prosecutors continue to smear House Speaker Robert DeLeo as casually as internet trolls drop their slander in an online comments section.
I see my Red Sox coffee mug half-full, not half-empty.
Jon Keller discussed a number of campaign issues with Treasurer Steve Grossman.
Jon Keller ponders whether fire sprinklers are worth the price.
Jon Keller has some thoughts about volleyball as the state’s official recreational sport.
Jon Keller discussed campaign issues with Independent candidate for Massachusetts governor Evan Falchuk.
I’m mighty glad I’m an American, and wouldn’t want it any other way.
It’s fun to watch, but let’s be honest – none of us will be watching when the tournament is over and Brazil is stuck with billions of dollars worth of stadiums that will rarely, if ever, be used again.
One of the candidates for governor is talking about why we shouldn’t take a gamble on casinos and how we can make up for all the money casinos are promising to bring here. Jon Keller talks to Don Berwick on this week’s Keller at Large.
The Mass. Supreme Judicial Court’s striking down of the abortion clinic buffer-zone law is the second court loss in a week for Attorney General Martha Coakley.