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: Do’s And Don’ts For Reacting To Donald Trump Jr.’s Emails

The Donald Trump Jr. emails have partisans in a tizzy, but Jon has some do’s and don’ts for reacting to all this.

07/12/2017

Keller @ Large: Where’s Our Summer Break From Horrible Traffic?

Is it just me, or does it seem to you that we aren’t getting our summer break from the horrible Boston-area traffic?

07/12/2017

Keller @ Large: Donald Trump Jr. Emails – What It Means To Us

What does the release of Donald Trump, Jr.’s emails really mean to you and me?

07/11/2017

Keller @ Large: Unexpected Pleasures Can Be Greatest Ones

In sports, as in life, the greatest pleasures are sometimes the unexpected ones.

07/11/2017

Keller @ Large: Do The Math On Trump Russia Connections

What does the drip, drip, drip of facts in the Trump-Russia story add up to? Jon says you do the math.

07/11/2017

Keller @ Large: There’s A Limit To Being A Jerk

Chris Christie has shown being a jerk can play well for awhile, but Jon says there’s a limit.

07/10/2017

Keller @ Large: Health Care Fight Is Same Old Story

As the GOP plan heads toward a well-deserved death, Jon says the more things change, the more they stay the same.

06/27/2017

Keller @ Large: Case Studies In Irresponsibility

Three different court cases put the spotlight on grotesque irresponsibility and the responsibility they burden us with.

06/27/2017

Keller @ Large: Bad Massachusetts Driving Getting Worse

There’s only so much the law and the cops can do.

06/26/2017

Keller @ Large: Photo Proves It’s Easy To Be A Good Person

Jon explains the story behind the feel-good picture of the week.

06/23/2017

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