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.
Put me down in favor of no mercy for the surviving suspect.
GOP Senate nominee Gabriel Gomez is being criticized by Rep. Ed Markey over a tax deduction he took worth more than a quarter of a million dollars.
When you speak out, it matters, and we do listen. Because we never want to lose a listener or viewer, as I apparently did with Wednesday’s commentary.
I hope I speak for at least some of us when I say, whatever else they wind up doing, give us the truth about what happened.
Lawmakers on Beacon Hill asked tough questions Monday about a potential 2024 Boston Olympics.
Political campaigns are like a basketball game.
Suspect #1 is dead. Why spend another breath arguing about him when we need to concentrate on the ones like him that are still with us?
The U.S. Senate race was one of topics WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller covered Sunday on “Keller @ Large” as he sat down with GOP candidate Gabriel Gomez.
What makes Winky truly scary is the possibility it could permanently ruin one of the most expressive gestures in the human pantheon – the wink.
The Boston Marathon bombing is going to change the way the city celebrates. Boston Police will visit New York to learn about security in Times Square.
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