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.

donald trump, republican debate candidates

Keller @ Large: Republican Debate Gives Debates A Bad Name

The thing is a farce and serves no useful civic purpose.

08/05/2015

Hillary Clinton (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: 3 Reasons Hillary Clinton Is Losing Support Among Women

She’s the Democratic Party’s front-runner by a wide margin. But is there trouble for Hillary Clinton?

08/04/2015

uber, lyft, cambridge taxi strike, cab driver strike

Keller @ Large: Uber Taxi Showdown Shows Culture’s Lost Control

I can’t see what else government’s role in all this should be.

08/04/2015

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Keller @ Large: R-Rated Comedies Becoming Box Office Bombs

It seems raunchy, expletive-laden comedies have been on a box office losing streak lately.

08/03/2015

Donald Trump. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Keller @ Large: Donald Trump’s Campaign Will Collapse, Sununu Says

Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu believes the Trump boomlet will be short-lived.

08/02/2015

The Blizzard of 2015. (Photo credit: Susan Flaherty)

Keller @ Large: Here’s The Good News

So with all this bad news front and center, it behooves us to work a little harder to find the silver lining in the news cycle.

07/31/2015

University of New Hampshire (WBZ-TV)

Keller @ Large: UNH’s ‘Bias-Free Language Guide’ Takes Political Correctness Too Far

According to a “Bias-Free Language Guide” that’s now been removed from the UNH website, there are limits to what you should appropriately say.

07/30/2015

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Keller @ Large: Why It’s Important To Tell The Truth

I promise, this will be the last time I’ll talk about the Olympics for a long time, if not forever.

07/30/2015

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Keller @ Large: NFL’s Suspension Policies Don’t Make Sense

NFL suspension policies reek of moral obtuseness and intellectual dishonesty.

07/29/2015

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Keller @ Large: Boston’s Olympic Failure, Market Basket Crisis Show Blindness Of 1%

From Bad Arthur to John Fish and Steve Pagliuca, Jon says we were reminded once again of the blindness and tone-deafness of many one-percenters.

07/27/2015

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