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.

Comedian Bill Cosby. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images for the Jackie Robinson Foundation)

Keller @ Large: Bill Cosby’s Reputation At Risk

If there’s a shred of evidence to bolster the case against Cosby, by all means let’s see it and have justice done.

11/17/2014

Governor-elect Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: One-On-One With Governor-Elect Charlie Baker

During this Sunday’s Keller @ Large, Baker sat down for a one-on-one interview with WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller to lay out his plans for the beginning of his term.

11/16/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: ‘Tips’ For Driving In The Snow

It’s time for my annual guide to driving in snow, Boston-style.

11/14/2014

(Photo credit STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: BU Daily Free Press Lives On

This is very good news for BU, its students, and us.

11/13/2014

Governor Deval Patrick (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Grading Governor Patrick

Jon Keller is hesitant to call Deval Patrick’s time as governor a success.

WBZ-TV–11/12/2014

(Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Voting For Your Self-Interest Doesn’t Make You Stupid

Perhaps you’ve heard by now about the remarks made by MIT economics Prof. Jonathan Gruber.

11/12/2014

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Keller @ Large: WBZ-TV-UMass Exit Poll Shows Different Look At Gender Gap

Data released Tuesday by the WBZ-TV-UMass Amherst exit poll suggests we might have been focusing on the wrong gender gap.

11/11/2014

(Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Why We Honor Our Veterans

Anyone can pause for a moment to honor our veterans by reflecting on exactly what it is these men and women do.

11/11/2014

Governor-elect Charlie Baker. (WBZ-TV)

Governor-Elect Charlie Baker Vows To Restore Economic Order

Governor-elect Charlie Baker is vowing to use his executive power to help companies in Massachusetts.

11/10/2014

Puppeteer Caroll Spinney, Sesame Street co-founder and TV producer Joan Ganz Cooney, and Sesame Street cast members pose under a '123 Sesame Street' sign at the 'Sesame Street' 40th Anniversary temporary street renaming in Dante Park on November 9, 2009 in New York City. (Photo by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: The Influence Of Sesame Street

Monday is the 45th anniversary of the debut of Sesame Street, arguably the most influential show in the history of television.

11/10/2014

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