Jon Keller is Political Analyst for WBZ-TV News, and his “Keller At Large” reports on a wide range of topics are regularly featured during WBZ-TV News at 5PM and 6PM. Keller’s commentaries are also seen weekday mornings at 5:30am on WBZ This Morning and heard each weekday at 7:55AM and 12:25PM on WBZ NewsRadio 1030.
Jon is widely regarded as the top political analyst in New England. He is a favorite of the region’s viewers because he is smart, witty and local, and asks the tough questions everyone wants to have asked. The politicians respect him too because he has a reputation for being non-partisan, accurate, and dedicated to serving viewers. Although ‘Keller at Large’ primarily tackles politics, Keller also offers social and cultural commentary on news of the day and pop culture.
Before joining WBZ-TV in 2005, Jon was Political Analyst for “The Ten O’Clock News” on WLVI-TV in Boston for 14 years. Previous credits include op-ed columnist for The Boston Globe, chief political reporter for The Boston Phoenix, and reporter, columnist and editor for The Tab Newspapers. His freelance writing has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, the New Republic, the Chicago Tribune and other publications.
Jon has been honored with ten New England Emmy Awards for commentary and reporting, and was named “Best TV Political Analyst” twice in Boston Magazine’s annual “Best of Boston” issue.
Born in Washington, DC, Jon was raised in Cambridge and graduated from Brandeis University in 1977 where he earned Cum Laude honors in history.
Jon has been married for nearly forty years and has two grown sons. In his spare time (of which there is little), Jon enjoys traveling; listening to live jazz and soul music; playing golf (poorly but with great pleasure); and walking Buddy the Wonder Lab.
They rolled out the new iPhone with rhetoric about changing the world, but does the reality match the self-serving hype?
Mitt Romney may run for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah. But the question is, which Mitt Romney will show up?
Some people like to make fun of beauty pageant contestants, but at this year’s Miss America pageant, the women had the last laugh, according to Jon.
If we forget about 9/11, or allow our memories to become vague, we will surely lose our grasp on the crucial lessons we learned that day.
Rush Limbaugh decided to use his forum to ridicule the dire forecasts for Hurricane Irma.
Jon has some of the disturbing lowlights from Sunday’s ‘60 Minutes’ interview with Steve Bannon.
We were always sold the notion that Boston had an inferiority complex when it came to comparisons with New York City.
Labor Day weekend provides the perfect opportunity to discuss the state of labor in Massachusetts.
This Labor Day weekend, it’s a good time to stop and think about where the labor movement is now.
The students are back, and while we welcome your money, there are a few simple rules we want you to follow.