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.

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Keller @ Large: Plenty To Feel Good About In USA

Keller doesn’t believe “America is coming apart at the seams.”

12/08/2014

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Boston Police Commissioner Talks Eric Garner Case, Body Cameras

Keller and BPD Commissioner Evans discuss body cameras and the Eric Garner case.

12/07/2014

Boston protesters march around the city. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Boston Protesters Lack Unified Message

Jon Keller says protesters have a voice and sympathetic audience, but their message is not clear.

12/05/2014

Tip O' Neill Tunnel . (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Tip O’Neill Tunnel An Engineering Debacle

If you’ve ever driven through it, you know why.

12/04/2014

Thomas P. O'Neill Tunnel in Boston. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: O’Neill Tunnel Trouble

It seems the Big Dig’s troubled legacy just keeps on giving.

WBZ-TV–12/03/2014

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Keller @ Large: Boston Olympics Will Leave Plenty Of Unpaid Debt

Many of us may have been born at night, but not last night.

12/03/2014

President Barack Obama smiles at his daughters Sasha and Malia after he pardoned a turkey at the White House November 26, 2014. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: We Need More People Who’ve Been Humbled

It looks like Facebook has claimed another hapless victim.

12/02/2014

Deval Patrick. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Be Careful What You Say On National TV

I hope our local political celebrities will read this.

12/01/2014

Michael Widmer (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Budget Battle Looms

Keller talks budgets with Mass. Taxpayers Foundation President Michael Widmer.

11/30/2014

Jonathan Gruber talks to Jon Keller, Nov. 13, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Turkeys Of The Year

Here are Jon’s turkeys who made news during 2014.

11/28/2014

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