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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.

A driver in Wellesley was cited for failing to clear this windshield. (Image Credit: Wellesley Police Department)

Keller @ Large: How To Handle Snow

Jon says it’s hard to believe some of us need reminding about how to handle snow.

11/22/2016

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Keller @ Large: The Best Part Of Thanksgiving

Jon says the best part of Thanksgiving often comes after the big day.

11/21/2016

The  Environmental League of Massachusetts bumper sticker. (WBZ-TV graphic)

Keller @ Large: ‘I’m From Massachusetts, And I’m Really Sorry’

Jon says Massachusetts deserves a significant share of the credit for the backlash that helped Donald Trump win.

11/18/2016

Sal DiMasi leaves the Moakley Federal Court after his sentencing on September 09, 2011 with his wife Debbie, left, and his stepson Christian, right. (Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Less Support For Compassion These Days?

Jon Keller wants to know – is there less support for compassion these days then there used to be?

11/18/2016

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Keller @ Large: Traffic Solution Needs To Be Top Issue In Governor’s Race

Jon says there are simply too many people driving too many vehicles at the same time on roads that cannot smoothly handle the volume.

11/17/2016

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Keller @ Large: No Politics At Thanksgiving

Does Thanksgiving dinner next week need to be a no politics zone?

11/17/2016

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Mark Zuckerberg Is Irresponsible And Greedy

What’s crazy is the sight of a company, making money in almost unimaginable quantities, completely neglecting its basic social responsibilities to be a responsible conduit of news and information.

11/16/2016

President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama in the Oval Office November 10, 2016. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Obama’s Legacy Was One Reason Why Trump Was Elected

Jon says President Obama can claim his legacy wasn’t a campaign issue, but he can’t seriously expect us to believe it.

11/16/2016

Michelle Obama (Photo credit NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images) and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: There Will Be Another Female Nominee

Make no mistake, there will be another female nominee.

11/15/2016

President Barack Obama meets with President-elect Donald Trump at the White House on November 10, 2016. (Photo credit JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Will Trump Presidency Be Like New England Weather?

We still don’t know which Donald Trump is going to be our president.

11/15/2016

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