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: Happy Thoughts To Escape Winter

If we all just think happy, spring and summertime thoughts, we can’t melt the snow and ice, but we can escape it, if only temporarily.

02/06/2015

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Veterans Expect Ongoing Backlash Against Brian Williams

NBC’s Brian Williams says his account of being shot at while on board a U.S. military helicopter in 2003 is not true.

02/05/2015

Judge Susan Garsh. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Hernandez Trial Judge Should Explain Herself

That was a very weird and questionable move by this judge. She should explain herself in open court.

02/05/2015

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Keller @ Large: Bizzare Driver Behavior Just Won’t Stop

Until I no longer see bizarre behavior like this, I’m not going to shut up about it.

02/04/2015

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Keller @ Large: Show Your Best Mid-Winter Manners

Times like these are a test of our basic human decency, and some of us are in danger of flunking.

02/03/2015

Tom Brady, Robert Kraft, and Bill Belichick after winning Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium on February 1, 2015 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: What We Learned From The Patriots Super Bowl Win

So what did we learn from the stirring Patriots win?

02/02/2015

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Keller @ Large: Patriots-Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX Prediction

The time has come to get off the fence and make a prediction for the big game on Sunday.

01/30/2015

Governor Charlie Baker (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Grading Gov. Baker’s Blizzard Response

The Blizzard of 2015 was Governor Charlie Baker’s first test at the helm of the state.

01/28/2015

Cars partially buried in snow in Winthrop during the Blizzard of 2015. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Comparing Blizzard Of 2015 To Blizzard of ’78

Was the Blizzard of 2015 anything like the legendary Blizzard of ’78?

01/28/2015

Patriots owner Robert Kraft celebrates with Tom Brady after defeating the Indianapolis Colts in the 2015 AFC Championship Game at Gillette Stadium on January 18, 2015. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Patriots Haters Are Just Envious

The Patriors are hardly singular objects of fan envy, otherwise known as hate.

01/26/2015

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