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.

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Jason Gentry (Courtesy: Suffolk County DA)

Two Men Face Charges In Puppy Deaths

Two men are facing charges for allegedly killing two puppies and leaving them in a trash bag.


Bakers Island off Salem, Mass. (WBZ-TV)

Visitors Tour Mysterious Mass. Island For First Time In Decades

For the first time in decades, outsiders were allowed on a private island off the coast of Salem, Mass.


Seven-year-old Cadence, pricked by a needle she picked up in Hyde Park (Family photo)

Girl Pricked By Needle At Boston Playground

A young girl is being treated with drugs to prevent HIV after she was pricked by a needle at a Hyde Park playground.


Armed volunteers stand outside a military recruitment center in Manchester, NH (WBZ-TV)

Armed Volunteers Guard Military Recruitment Centers In NH

Armed civilian volunteers are guarding recruitment offices around the country after last week’s shootings in Chattanooga, TN.


Actor Justin Martin in Dorchester District Court (WBZ-TV)

‘High School Musical 3’ Actor Arrested In Dorchester Shootout

Boston Police say the man who has worked on big projects like High School Musical 3 was at the center of a shootout with officers.


A look at the South Boston snow pile during the winter and summer months. (WBZ-TV)

South Boston ‘Snow Farm’ Clings To Life As Pile Of Ice And Trash

What was previously a mountain of snow clings to life, now as a pile of ice and trash.


A mother gets an unexpected surprise from her son during a traffic stop in Hanson. (WBZ-TV)

Soldier Surprises Mother In Hanson Traffic Stop

It was a prank only a hero could get away with.



Salem Residents Fight To Save Cobblestone Road Uncovered During Construction

It’s murder on high heels, bicycles, and wheelchairs, but residents of one Salem, Massachusetts neighborhood are fighting to save a cobblestone road.


Mike Butler, Chair of Dedham Board of Selectmen is arrested at pipeline construction work-site. (WBZ-TV)

Dedham Selectman Jailed For Protesting Gas Pipeline

The Chairman of the Dedham Board of Selectmen is so frustrated over construction of a high-pressure pipeline in his town, he was willing to go to jail over the issue.


Shawn MacIver (L) and James Moccia (R) (WBZ-TV)

First Openly Gay Couple Joins Boston Police Force

The city’s first openly gay cadets graduated from the Boston Police Academy.




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