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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.

President Barack Obama shakes hands as he meets with Republican President-elect Donald Trump on transition planning in the Oval Office at the White House on November 10, 2016 (Photo by Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Time To Slow Down Politics

America has always been a place full of people in a hurry.


Sen. Elizabeth Warren. (Photo credit ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Warren’s Welcome And Warning For Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren welcomes the president-elect to the party with an embrace of some of his agenda and a blunt warning about the rest of it.


Anti-Donald Trump protesters in front of Trump Tower in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Protests With No Purpose

When we over cover meaningless protest, we risk drowning out the real thing.


Protesters outside Trump Tower on November 9, 2016 in New York. (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: We’re Not All On The Same Team

“All on the same team”? Come on, Mr. President. We’re not even playing the same game.


(Photo credit ANGELA WEISS/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Voters, Like Candidates, Lie Too

What should the defining word of 2016 be? Jon has a suggestion.


The front page of Wednesday's Boston Globe. (Photo by Anna Meiler-WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: What Happened And What’s Next?

Jon Keller says for all our sakes, let’s hope Donald Trump can rise to the occasion.


An emotional Gerardo Ruiz watches the election results from the headquarters of Hillary Clinton in East Los Angeles on November 8, 2016. (Photo credit  FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Election Winners And Losers

Jon says when the dust clears, we’ll all have to find a way to get along.


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN,BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: How Do We Restore Civility?

Donna asks, “After such an angry and contentious election, how do we restore civility?”



Keller @ Large: Go Vote, No Excuses!

Jon Keller has all the reasons why not voting is the wrong thing to do.


Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton at Washington University on October 9, 2016 in St Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Bad Habits That Need To End With This Campaign

What is it that you want to see end along with this campaign from hell?




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