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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: Is Great Wealth Really Worth It?

The Powerball jackpot has Jon thinking – is great wealth all it’s cracked up to be?


Keller @ Large: Some Still Don’t Have A Clue About Putin

If you are one of those people who have changed your mind about Putin, I have a question for you: exactly what is it about him that you suddenly find more appealing?


Keller @ Large: Intellectual Honesty Is Out Of Style

Trump groupies who were so outraged over the Benghazi lie really should find a mirror, look in it, and ask themselves – how can I be outraged over that but shrug this off?


Keller @ Large: We May Have Found A Limit To What’s Acceptable

In an era where it seems anything goes, no matter how vile, Jon says we may have found an actual limit to what’s acceptable.


Keller @ Large: Latest Traffic Numbers Further Proof To Put The Phone Down

According to the latest figures from the National Safety Council, an estimated 40,000 Americans were killed in car crashes last year.


Keller @ Large: The $2 Daydream

There’s nothing wrong with a little two-dollar daydream, is there?


Keller @ Large: Does It Matter When Our Leaders Lie?

So many of us expect our leaders to lie to us. Does it matter when they fulfill our low expectations?


Keller @ Large: Trump Wrong To Wall Himself Off From Reporters

This sort of heavy-handed hide-and-go-seek was a bad look for President Obama and it’s bad for Trump as well.


Keller @ Large: There Is No Excuse For This – Clear Your Car!

If you don’t clear the snow off your car, you better hope Jon Keller doesn’t see you.


Keller @ Large: Some Things Just Can’t Be Rushed

Jon says the latest idea to speed up Major League Baseball games is dumb.




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