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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.

Playground dedicated to Newtown shooting victim Josephine Gay. (WBZ-TV photo)

Conn. Playground Dedicated To Newtown Shooting Victim

Volunteers are building a playground for each of the 26 Sandy Hook victims in different areas affected by Superstorm Sandy.

12/11/2013

Natick Mall (WBZ-TV photo)

Natick Security Guard Accused Of Running Shoplifting Ring

A Macy’s store security officer is accused of using his inside knowledge to steal from the store he was supposed to be protecting.

12/10/2013

Peabody house fire. (WBZ-TV photo)

Neighbor Rescues Peabody Couple From House Fire On Thanksgiving

A Peabody couple is thanking an alert neighbor for preventing a holiday tragedy.

12/02/2013

Michele Gay's daughter Josephine was killed in the Newtown shooting. (WBZ-TV)

Mother Of Newtown Shooting Victim Hopes Report Leads To Changes

The mother of a young girl killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting last year says the Connecticut State’s Attorney’s newly-released report points to important lessons.

11/26/2013

Michael Silvia arrested for child porn. (Taunton PD photo)

Franklin School Custodian Arrested For Child Porn

Police arrested 45-year-old Michael Silvia for allegedly uploading child pornography on his home computer in Taunton.

11/13/2013

Police are investigating several boat fires in a Lynn marina. (Lynn Police)

Arson Investigators Looking Into Boat Fires In Lynn Marina

Fire investigators are looking into reports of recent break-ins at a Lynn marina where five boats went up in flames early Sunday morning.

11/11/2013

A clerk at a Nashua, N.H., gas station pulls a gun on a robber. (Credit: WBZ-TV)

Protesters Support N.H. Gas Station Clerk Who Pulled Gun On Robber

A convenience store clerk who was fired after he pulled a gun on a would-be robber is getting a lot of support.

10/19/2013

An Amesbury couple (right) helped save men (middle) who were stranded at sea.

Amesbury Couple On Cruise Ship Helps Rescue Men Stranded At Sea

Three men who were stranded for ten hours on a sinking boat were rescued by a Royal Caribbean cruise ship.

10/10/2013

(WBZ-TV Photo)

Play Me, I’m Yours: 75 Pianos Placed In Public Spaces Around Boston

Boston is singing a new tune with 75 brightly painted pianos installed in public places. They are tucked in every corner of the city, plus Brookline, Cambridge, and Somerville. Anyone and everyone is invited to play them.

09/27/2013

MacArthur Foundation Award winners included two women from MIT and one from Boston College. (WBZ-TV)

Local Women Win MacArthur ‘Genius Grants’

You could call them the three women of genius. Two are from MIT, and one is from Boston College.

09/25/2013

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