Christina Hager

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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.

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Charla Nash in March 2016. (WBZ-TV)

Five Years After Chimp Attack, Victim Helps Boston Doctors Study Treatments

With funding from the federal government, local doctors are studying how her body handles experimental treatments that could someday become standard for wounded soldiers needing transplants.



Fire Tears Through Several Woburn Businesses

A three-alarm fire destroyed a building housing several stores at Union and Main Streets in Woburn Tuesday afternoon.


A woman is picked up by an Uber driver in Boston (WBZ-TV)

Michigan Shooting Spree Renews Uber Safety Discussion In Mass.

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans says it’s time for Uber to start fingerprinting their drivers.


MBTA Commuter Rail (WBZ-TV)

What Went Wrong With The MBTA Commuter Rail

Amtrak’s Northeast operations superintendent is chalking up the Commuter Rail delays on Thursday to a computer glitch.


Hillary Clinton speaks at Nashua Community College on February 2, 2016 in Nashua, New Hampshire. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Clinton Rallies In Nashua After Iowa Win

With the Iowa Caucus now in the books, Hillary Clinton is using her win–albeit by a very thin margin–to push her through the next week to the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire Primary.


Several students were injured in a bus crash in Framingham (WBZ-TV)

Framingham Reminds Students To Buckle Up On The School Bus

Framingham schools sent a letter home to parents after a bus accident on Thursday.


Boston Latin School (WBZ-TV)

Mayor Walsh Demands Investigation Into Racism At Boston Latin

Mayor Marty Walsh is promising to look into allegations of racism at Boston’s most elite exam school, Boston Latin.


Boston Latin students talk about race issues in YouTube video (Image from YouTube)

Boston Latin Students Raise Racism Concerns

They say for too long, they’ve been trying to get their message out at the elite exam school.


A plow blade stolen from a Lynn nonprofit organization was returned in better condition, officials say. (WBZ-TV)

Stolen Plow Recovered By Police, Returned To Lynn Nonprofit In Better Condition

An alleged thief did more than $200 worth of repairs to the Lynn nonprofit’s plow before police recovered it.


Memorial for hit and run victim Frankie Fortuna in Leominster (WBZ-TV)

Battle Of Memorials Brewing In Leominster

On what has become sacred ground for two sons of Leominster, a clash of memorials is brewing.




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