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.

Aaron Hernandez looks at gum found on a shell casing in court Feb. 18 (WBZ)

Jurors Won’t Hear Testimony From Hernandez’s Childhood Friend

Judge Susan Garsh ruled a childhood friend’s story was not relevant to the case and will be left out.

02/18/2015

Odin Lloyd's mother, Ursula Ward takes the stand on February 4, 2015. (WBZ-TV)

Judge Tells Victim’s Mom Not To Cry While Testifying In Hernandez Case

The judge overseeing the murder trial of Aaron Hernandez warned the victim’s mother not to cry while testifying in the case Wednesday.

02/04/2015

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Avalon Apartments Fire In NJ Concerns Mass. Firefighters

A massive fire that recently burned down a luxury apartment complex in New Jersey is serving as a wake-up call for Massachusetts firefighters.

01/23/2015

Police outside the Shapiro Center after the shooting. (WBZ-TV)

I-Team: Violence At Hospitals On The Rise

The I-Team found the numbers of violent attacks in health care settings are on the rise.

01/20/2015

Aaron Hernandez in Bristol County Superior Court. Jan. 6, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

Judge Begins Excusing People From Aaron Hernandez Jury Pool

The first potential jurors were excused from serving in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial Friday.

01/16/2015

Aaron Hernandez in Fall River Superior Court, Aug. 11, 2014. (WBZ-TV)

SJC Ruling On Seized Phone Could Affect Odin Lloyd Case

Aaron Hernandez’s defense may have a chance to get more evidence against him thrown out as he stands trial for the murder of his friend, Odin Lloyd.

01/12/2015

Boston Police cruiser.(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

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