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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.

Martha Coakley (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Coakley Lashes Out Over New Attack Ad

Attorney General Martha Coakley is furious about the attack ad accusing her of enabling DCF incompetence.

10/02/2014

Former Secret Service Director Julia Pierson.(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: The Truth Has A Way Of Leaking Out

These days, the truth has a way of leaking out.

10/02/2014

Coakley

Keller @ Large: Coakley Struggles With Women Voters’ Support

Despite her work with women’s issues, Coakley struggles against Republican Charlie Baker in latest reports.

WBZ-TV–10/01/2014

Secret Service Director Julia Pierson testifies before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Sept. 30, 2014. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Secret Service Fiasco Must End With Firings

The horror of an inept Secret Service allowing harm to come to our president is unbearable.

10/01/2014

(Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Middle Class Message Is Clear In WBZ-TV-UMass Amherst Poll

Maybe we don’t spend as much time as we should focusing on what it’s like to live in Massachusetts on a middle-class income.

09/30/2014

(Image: WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Some Incumbents Afraid Of Debates

It’s the bi-partisan dance craze that’s sweeping the nation.

09/29/2014

Rep. Joe Kennedy III. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Congressman Joe Kennedy Discusses Foreign Policy, Partisanship

WBZ-TV political analyst Jon Keller sat down with Rep. Joe Kennedy to discuss ISIS and foreign policy.

09/28/2014

Mookie Betts hits an RBI double against the Tampa Bay Rays on September 25, 2014. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: I Trust The Red Sox

With all due respect to Derek Jeter, I want to talk about the Red Sox.

09/26/2014

Jon Keller with students (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Rep. Joe Kennedy, Student Voters Promote Bipartisanship

Congressman Joe Kennedy and Harvard students weigh in on the need to increase bipartisanship in Washington, saying it’s the only way progress will be made. WBZ-TV’s Jon Keller reports.

WBZ-TV–09/26/2014

Gov. Deval Patrick. (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: Why Deval Patrick Won’t Be Attorney General

First of all, there are two chances that Gov. Deval Patrick will be nominated to succeed Eric Holder as attorney general: slim and none. And slim isn’t answering his phone.

09/25/2014

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