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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.

Members of the Islamic Society of Greater Worcester at City Hall (WBZ-TV)

Muslim Leader Says MBTA’s Response To Prayer Was ‘Understandable’

Local Muslims want the public to know their religion does not condone any violence, and clearly not the horror in Orlando.


Two teens climb out of water at Milford quarry (WBZ-TV)

Police Say ‘Death Waiting’ For Swimmers At Milford Quarry

Milford Police are warning people about the dangers of swimming in a local quarry.


Rifle at Pullman Arms in Worcester (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Lawmaker To Discuss Gun Ban Proposal With White House Staff

A Massachusetts lawmaker has been invited to meet with White House staffers Wednesday to discuss a proposed ban on gun sales to terror suspects.


A memorial for the victims of the Orlando massacre. (WBZ-TV)

Community Mourns Loss Of Orlando Shooting Victim With Northampton Ties

Northampton residents are mourning the loss of a former resident who was killed in the deadly Orlando gay club shooting.


Hash oil. (WBZ-TV)

First Responders Warn Of Hash Oil Labs With Explosive Materials

A drug bust this week has first responders concerned about a growing trend. They’re seeing more and more hash oil labs with explosive materials turning up in local homes.


Spy camera hidden in Gatorade bottle used by man on Hampton Beach (Courtesy photo)

Man Takes Pictures Of Girls At NH Beach Using Hidden Camera In Bottle

Sophie Scafidi wants people to know about her encounter with a man who made a spy camera out of a Gatorade bottle.


Travelers at Logan Airport (WBZ)

State Department Issues Alert For Passengers Traveling To Europe

The US State Department has issued a new summer travel alert for people heading to Europe.


Cynthia Katz recalls her encounter with Jorge Zambrano. (WBZ-TV)

Woman Witnessed Jorge Zambrano’s Violence Months Before He Killed Auburn Officer

While Auburn mourns the loss of Officer Ronald Tarentino, Cynthia Katz wonders why her call to police three months ago didn’t land his killer behind bars.


DaRosa crashed this Honda Accord into the Macy's entrance at the Silver City Galleria mall. (WBZ-TV)

Taunton Rampage 911 Calls Show Problems With Emergency System

The dispatcher working the night of the stabbing rampage was inundated with so many calls at once, the system became difficult to handle.


A limousine burst into flames in Natick (Image from Billy Cotter)

Troubling Background On Limo That Caught Fire On Way To Natick Prom

State records show the limo was registered to carry only six passengers, avoiding the state inspections required for ten-passenger vehicles.




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