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.

House Speaker Robert DeLeo (WBZ)

Keller @ Large: Legislature Not To Blame For T Woes, Speaker Says

Some blame politicians for underfunding the MBTA in recent years, but DeLeo says that’s not the case.

02/22/2015

Jon Keller. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Stop The Toxic Nonsense

While we have to wait for spring to make snowpocalypse go away, there’s no reason we have to put up with that other toxic nonsense.

02/20/2015

Pablo Sandoval at his Red Sox introduction, Nov. 25, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Message For Fans About Pablo Sandoval’s Weight

Pablo Sandoval is apparently too heavy for some local sports fans?

02/18/2015

Snow covered tracks have been a massive problem for the MBTA. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Feds Might Not Help MBTA

MBTA officials say they’re going to apply for federal disaster relief funds to help cover their repair costs.

02/17/2015

A portrait of former U.S. President George Washington, by Charles Wilson Peale, at Christie's auction house January 17, 2006 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: George Washington’s Lesson For Us

It’s worth carving out ten minutes to read Washington’s farewell address to the nation.

02/16/2015

(Photo credit FILIPPO MONTEFORTE/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: The Quest For Love

We really don’t have any choice but to keep on trying to find and nurture love.

02/13/2015

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Keller @ Large: How To Start Fixing The MBTA

With new taxes and fees off the table, it appears other measures will have to be pursued to fix the MBTA.

02/12/2015

(File photo credit: PAUL ELLIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Trust Must Be Earned

Jon says trust must be earned and cannot be betrayed.

02/11/2015

North Station cancellations and delays Monday night (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Fix The MBTA Mess, Gov. Baker

Keller says the MBTA snow collapse is a combination of greed and incompetence.

02/10/2015

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Keller @ Large: Mass. Schools Running Out Of Snow Days

Some districts are facing tough choices about how to fulfill the required number of school days before July.

02/09/2015

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