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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.

Joan and Melissa Rivers. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: We Need To Be Able To Take A Joke

I do think there’s a yearning for more telling it like it is and less baby talk, in politics, and in other parts of life.

09/08/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Patrick For President? Good Luck

What is it in the water here that makes every moderately-successful political figure picture themselves in the Oval Office?

09/05/2014

Don Berwick, Martha Coakley and Steve Grossman debate at WBZ-TV, Aug. 29, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Good And Bad News About Democratic Candidates For Governor

Let me fill you in on some good news and some bad news about each of the candidates.

09/04/2014

One Fund Administrator Kenneth Feinberg. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: One Fund Helping Survivors Heal

The millions raised by the One Fund will go a long way toward helping the survivors of the Boston Marathon bombings heal.

09/03/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Welcome Out-Of-State College Students

You will have a ball here if you just do what we tell you to do at all times.

09/02/2014

Thousands of people came out for a rally outside the Market Basket in Tewksbury, July 25, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: The Message Of Labor Day

There does seem to be a common definition of where capitalism crosses the line.

09/01/2014

Don Berwick, Martha Coakley and Steve Grossman debate at WBZ-TV, Aug. 29, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Democratic Candidates For Massachusetts Governor Face Off

The three Democratic candidates for Massachusetts governor discussed campaign issues on Keller @ Large with WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller.

08/31/2014

Don Berwick, Martha Coakley and Steve Grossman debate at WBZ-TV, Aug. 29, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Berwick, Coakley, Grossman In WBZ-TV Discussion

The three Democratic candidates for governor of Massachusetts met for a discussion with Jon Keller at WBZ-TV Friday.

08/29/2014

(WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Market Basket A Lesson In Empowerment

After watching the Market Basket revolt, I think I understand empowerment a bit more clearly.

08/29/2014

Workers loyal to ousted CEO Arthur T. Demoulas protest outside Market Basket Headquarters in Tewksbury, Aug. 11. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Winners, Losers Evident In Market Basket Battle

Some politicians used the Market Basket standoff for momentum, while others in office stayed on the sidelines.

08/28/2014

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