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.

Tom Brady kisses his son Benjamin during the Super Bowl victory parade on February 4, 2015 in Boston. (Photo by Billie Weiss/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Tom Brady’s Legacy May Extend Beyond Football

Our lives ought to be measured by the way we treat others, especially our families, and by what we contribute to the community.

05/08/2015

Watching Tom Brady during Super Bowl Media Day (Photo credit: Joe Giza/WBZ-TV)

Marketing Experts: Tom Brady’s Image Will Survive DeflateGate

Tom Brady’s image may be suffering its toughest day ever – at least among those who believe the recently released Wells Report. But has lasting damage been done to the commercial appeal of that image?

05/07/2015

Tom Brady. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Tom Brady Latest Target Of Grievance Culture

Grievance culture shuns context, compassion or forgiveness.

05/07/2015

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Keller @ Large: No Complaining About Warm Weather

How can anyone who lived through this winter ever complain about a little heat and humidity again?

05/06/2015

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's attorneys, including Miriam Conrad, (from left), David Bruck and Judy Clarke. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Tsarnaev Spin Strategy Pathetic

Could there be anything more pathetic than the Tsarnaev sentencing defense strategy?

05/05/2015

UMass President Marty Meehan (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: New UMass President Wants More Help From Beacon Hill

New UMass President Marty Meehan has a message for politicians on Beacon Hill about funding when it comes to public higher education.

WBZ-TV–05/04/2015

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Learn From Mistakes Of Others

Everybody makes mistakes in life, and the best that can be said for them is they can be learned from.

05/04/2015

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Keller @ Large: Auditor Suzanne Bump On Government Accountability

State Auditor Suzanne Bump sat down with WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller to talk government accountability and sexism in politics.

05/03/2015

Alex Rodriguez. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: A-Rod’s Ego Trip Returns To Boston

Alex Rodriguez is here this weekend on his ego trip, and boy am I glad he’s not one of ours.

05/01/2015

(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Poisonous Legacy Of ‘Me’ Generation Lives On

Keller says there’s one aspect of toxic Boomer politics that seems to have infiltrated Millennial consciousness.

04/30/2015

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