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.

(WBZ-TV)

3 Women Report Assaults While Trying To Use Ride-Sharing Services In Boston

Three women told Boston Police they were indecently assaulted over the weekend after getting into cars that they believed were part of a ride-share service they had contacted.

12/16/2014

Christopher Berry (WBZ-TV)

War Veteran Pleads Guilty To Shaking Infant Son To Death

A veteran of the war in Afghanistan pleaded guilty Monday to shaking his infant son to death.

12/15/2014

Nicholas Rivas-Vasquez. (WBZ-TV)

College Student Charged In Fatal Dedham Hit And Run

A 21-year-old man originally from Connecticut was arrested for a fatal hit and run crash in Dedham on Friday night.

12/08/2014

MKS Instruments, Inc. (WBZ-TV)

Man Charged With Sending Nuclear Material From Andover To Iran

A Chinese man is facing federal charges of illegally exporting nuclear material from a Massachusetts-based manufacturing company to Iran.

12/05/2014

Toxic air sensors developed at Worcester Polytechnic Institute. (WBZ-TV)

Firefighting Safety Technology Inspired By Tragedy In Worcester 15 Years Ago

On a raw December day in 1999, six firefighters ran into the abandoned Worcester Cold Storage warehouse to save homeless people they thought were inside.

12/03/2014

Taxi drivers protesting at Boston City Hall say Uber is hijacking their livelihood. (Photo credit: Christina Hager-WBZ-TV)

Cab Drivers Protest Outside Boston City Hall Hearing On Uber

Things got a little loud around Boston City Hall Monday afternoon as cab drivers protested outside before a hearing inside on Uber and LYFT.

12/01/2014

Cameron Shenk, 26, pleaded not guilty on attempted murder and mayhem charges. (WBZ-TV)

Man Arraigned For Naked Fall From Ceiling, Alleged Assault At Logan Airport

A Boston man was arraigned Wednesday on charges he allegedly fell naked through the ceiling of a women’s bathroom and assaulted an elderly man at Logan Airport.

11/26/2014

Norwood FF David Lazzaro (WBZ-TV)

Norwood Firefighter Shares Story After Death Defying Fall

Norwood Firefighter David Lazzaro took a death-defying slide down the pitched roof of a burning apartment building.

11/24/2014

Jamie Sherburne of Hudson, NH, was stranded with Niagara women's basketball team during Monday's snowstorm.
(WBZ)

NH Teen Stranded On Team Bus For 30 Hours During NY Snowstorm

A New Hampshire teen was among a busload of Niagara University women’s basketball team members stranded on the highway en route to Buffalo, NY, during the state’s worst snowstorm of the season.

11/19/2014

A Northeastern University researcher tracks the spread of Ebola. (WBZ-TV)

Local Researchers Forecast Spread Of Ebola

Don’t be surprised if there are a few more Ebola cases in the United States in the next couple months.

11/17/2014

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