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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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Kathleen O'Neil was killed in a hit and run crash in Saugus. (WBZ-TV)

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Three years after a 41-year-old woman was killed, Saugus police are trying to drum up new leads.

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Rally on Boston’s City Hall plaza to protest U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving reproductive rights. (WBZ-TV)

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Hundreds converged on Boston’s City Hall plaza Tuesday night to protest recent U.S. Supreme Court decisions involving reproductive rights.

07/08/2014

Gas pump (WBZ-TV)

Higher Gas Prices And Heavy Traffic Predicted For July 4 Weekend

AAA predicts two records this week: the most July 4 holiday road trips in seven years and the highest July Fourth Holiday gas prices in six years.

06/30/2014

State Police Bomb Squad with robot. (WBZ-TV)

Police Inundated With Suspicious Backpack Calls Since Marathon Bombings

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06/26/2014

Esplanade (WBZ-TV)

Police To Use New High-Tech Surveillance At Fourth Of July Celebration

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Dr. Michael Murphy and Matthew O'Connell (WBZ-TV Photo)

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A doctor jumped into action after the driver in front of him suffered a heart attack on the road.

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North Shore beach (WBZ-TV)

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06/12/2014

Joseph Boyer's yard in Andover. (WBZ-TV)

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The man who lives in the home says he’s in a legal battle with US Bank over the foreclosure of the house four years ago.

06/05/2014

The NH family members of a Sudanese woman on death row, are asking the US to step in. (WBZ-TV)

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The family of a pregnant woman facing death is pleading for help.

05/21/2014

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