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.

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

Aaron Hernandez views surveillance video of himself (WBZ)

Witness: Video Shows Hernandez With Gun Right After Odin Lloyd’s Murder

The video was recorded in Hernandez’s home at around 3:30 a.m.

03/11/2015

Aaron Hernandez in court on March 6. (WBZ-TV)

Valet Manager Says He Saw Hernandez With Gun Days Before Lloyd Murder

The manager of a Boston valet service says he saw Aaron Hernandez with a gun tucked in his waistband days before the murder of Odin Lloyd.

03/10/2015

Aaron Hernandez's babysitter Jennifer Fortier (WBZ-TV)

Babysitter Says Hernandez Brought Her To Franklin ‘Flop House’

Aaron Hernandez’s babysitter says he ignored her pleas to let her go home, took her to a mysterious spot, and tried to kiss her.

03/09/2015

A crime lab scientist testifying in the murder trial of former New England Patriots player Aaron Hernandez has testified that his DNA matched DNA found on a marijuana cigarette at the crime scene. (WBZ-TV)

Witness: Hernandez DNA Found On Marijuana Cigarette At Crime Scene

DNA was the center of testimony on Friday in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

03/06/2015

Jurors are shown a sweatshirt worn by Odin Lloyd when he was killed. (WBZ-TV)

Aaron Hernandez Jurors Shown Odin Lloyd’s Bullet-Riddled Clothing

Experts presented forensic evidence during the latest testimony in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial.

03/04/2015

Glaucia Santos, a former maid of Aaron Hernandez's, testifies in the former Patriots player's murder trial. (WBZ-TV)

Maid Says She Witnessed Aaron Hernandez Tampering With Home Security Camera

A maid who cleaned Aaron Hernandez’s home said she saw him tinkering with the security camera in his basement the day after Odin Lloyd was killed.

03/03/2015

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