Christina Hager

WBZ-TV's Christina Hager Award-winning reporter Christina Hager works as a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. Hager joined the station in June 1999, after working as a reporter for WTNH-TV, the ABC affiliate in New Haven, Connecticut. In 1998 she was honored with a New England Emmy for her work in breaking news, in addition to receiving four Emmy nominations in 1997.

Prior to her work in Connecticut, Hager was a general assignment reporter in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, and Battle Creek, Michigan, where she won a 1996 Michigan Emmy Award for Best Documentary.

Hager has been reporting throughout the country for more than ten years. She began her career as a general assignment reporter at WGBC-TV (NBC) in Meridian, Mississippi, and relocated after two years to WLBZ-TV (NBC) in Bangor, Maine as a reporter and anchor.

Raised in a “news family,” (her father is NBC network correspondent Robert Hager) Hager was born in Bethesda, Maryland. She graduated from Colby College where she received a bachelor of arts degree in Government and English. She worked as the News Director for WMHB Colby Radio. Hager received her master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University. She presently resides in the Greater Boston area with her husband and sons.

You can contact Christina at chhager@boston.cbs.com.

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Nepal Disaster Hits Home In New England

The Mt. Everest disaster in Nepal is being felt in New England.

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The Beacon Street Fire, March 26, 2014. (Photo from Boston Fire/Twitter)

Suffolk DA: No Criminal Charges In 2014 Fatal Back Bay Fire

No criminal charges will be filed against the employees of a Malden metalworking company that was responsible for starting a fire in the Back Bay that killed two Boston firefighters.

04/21/2015

Jane Richard with her father Bill, mother Denise and brothers Henry (middle) and Martin (right). (Photo courtesy: Richard Family Blog)

Could The Richard Family’s Death Sentence Views Save Tsarnaev’s Life?

History shows Bill and Denise Richard’s fears about the process dragging on are legitimate.

04/17/2015

Bristol County Sheriff Tom Hodgson (WBZ-TV)

Sheriff: Aaron Hernandez Has Sociopathic Tendencies

After Aaron Hernandez was convicted of murder, he reportedly told jail officers the jury got it wrong.

04/16/2015

WBZ security analyst Ed Davis discusses the release of a video showing a Boston police officer being shot point-blank. (WBZ-TV)

Ed Davis: Releasing Video Of Boston Officer Being Shot Is ‘New Standard’

WBZ security analyst and former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis says the release of disturbing video showing a Boston police officer being shot is our new reality.

04/10/2015

Jennifer Mercado (WBZ-TV)

Aaron Hernandez’s Cousin: ‘He Said That He Was Innocent’

Jennifer Mercado is the only relative of Aaron Hernandez to testify in his trial so far, telling the jury what he told her after his arrest in the murder of Odin LLoyd.

03/24/2015

Irene Singleton's grandson was married to Aaron Hernandez's cousin Tanya. (WBZ-TV)

Aaron Hernandez’s Alleged Accomplices ‘Nervous And Quiet’ After Murder

Prosecutors said Ernest Wallace asked a family member to drive him to Georgia days after Odin Lloyd was killed. He is being charged with Lloyd’s murder along with Aaron Hernandez and Carlos Ortiz.

03/20/2015

Kasey Arma testifies March 19, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

Witness: Aaron Hernandez Was ‘Aggressive’ At Boston Nightclub

A woman testified that Aaron Hernandez grabbed her by the arm while she was on the dance floor at Rumor nightclub in Boston.

03/19/2015

Kwami Nicholas, an acquaintance of Odin Lloyd (WBZ-TV)

Witness: Hernandez Looked Angry At Man Later Found Slain

An acquaintance of Odin Lloyd told the court Tuesday Aaron Hernandez looked angry at Lloyd a couple of days before his murder.

03/17/2015

Home surveillance image of Aaron Hernandez (WBZ-TV)

Defense Argues Hernandez Could Be Holding Pellet Gun In Video

Aaron Hernandez’s defense team raised questions about a Glock employee’s testimony.

03/12/2015

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