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.
It’s the handiwork of people who insist on making the same mistakes over and over.
Have you ever wondered how it is that people who are supposed to be the smartest among us are sometimes…not?
Jon finds it unlikely the jury will easily swallow a sob story from Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s attorneys.
Medford Mayor Michael McGlynn was first elected in 1988, when former President Ronald Reagan was still in office.
Jon says it’s time for the NFL to at least make us square with the president.
Jon says, “You’ve had plenty of time, Olympic Lotharios. Now it’s time to put up, or shut up.”
As Governor Charlie Baker passes the 100-day mark of his first term and moves to consolidate control over the MBTA, he has the force of public opinion at his back, according to a poll released Wednesday.
When the snow is gone and the weather is fine and you’ve finally paid off your taxes, this is still a pretty decent place to live.
Is Massachusetts ready for a new state slogan? Jon Keller would like to hear your ideas.
Hillary Clinton, like front runners of both parties before her, wants to go as far as she can saying as little as possible.