Jon Keller

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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.

Keller @ Large: Smartphones Are Killing Us

Jon Keller says smartphones are having a dramatic impact on the current generation. But what are we going to do about it?


NH Lawmakers Denounce Trump’s ‘Drug-Infested Den’ Comment

One thing we’re learning about President Donald Trump – in public or in private, he doesn’t always measure his words carefully.


Keller @ Large: Kylie Jenner’s ‘Unreal Reality Show’ Is A Waste Of Time

Jon Keller is not looking forward to the newest Karadashian-centric show.


Keller @ Large: Anyone Have A Clue About Fixing Health Care?

This week of health care debate in Washington has raised an important question – does anybody really have a clue what to do?


Keller @ Large: Paranoia Reigns Supreme In White House

The White House communications director doesn’t know how journalism works and paranoia reigns supreme in the White House these days.


Keller @ Large: Simple Advice For Some Who Sorely Need It

We in the media are often criticized for harping on the negative without offering much positivity.


Keller @ Large: Are Patriots Only Ones Left With Humility?

The Patriots are humble despite all the undefeated-season talk. But are they the only ones left with any humility?


Keller @ Large: Is President Trump Making Up Policy On The Fly?

Jon has a theory that could explain quite a bit of the news we’ve been getting out of this White House.


Keller @ Large: Will John McCain’s Call For Bipartisanship Happen?

If they’re on the ball at the Kennedy Institute, they’ve already got Sen. John McCain’s speech on a continuous reel in the lobby.


Keller @ Large: Fans Furious Over Red Sox Handling Of Price-Eckersley Fiasco

Jon had his say on the David Price – Dennis Eckersley fiasco. Now it’s your turn to speak out.




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