Christina Hager

WBZ-TV's 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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Allison Warmuth's scooter underneath the duck boat after the crash April 30, 2016. (WBZ-TV)

Duck Tours Claims Company Not Notified Of Driver’s Lengthy History

The Registry of Motor Vehicles is firing back at claims it did not provide Duck Tours driving records for the driver involved in last week’s fatal crash.



After Snapchat Accident, Local Driving Instructors Say Apps Distract Drivers

An accident involving the popular phone app Snapchat last September in Georgia is making headlines with a new lawsuit.


Catherine Greig. (Photo from U.S. Marshals Service)

Catherine Greig’s Twin Says Bulger’s Girlfriend ‘Has No Regret’

Through tears, Margaret McCusker insisted her sister is not a criminal.


Manhole covers on Route 1 in Saugus (WBZ-TV)

MassDOT Steps Up Inspections Of Manhole Covers

State transportation officials say a manhole cover was reported loose on Route 1 in Saugus Wednesday morning.


Gas pump (WBZ-TV)

Mass. Gas Prices Rise As Driving Season Approaches

Just as we approach the high-demand driving season, suppliers have to switch to a government-mandated eco-friendly blend of gas.


Government Center security system (WBZ-TV)

New Government Center MBTA Station A Model For Subway Security

The Government Center station boasts the latest, most high-tech security the T system has ever had.


David Njuguna (Facebook photo)

Driver Charged After State Trooper Dies In Charlton Crash On Mass Pike

A 30-year-old Webster man has been charged following a crash on the Massachusetts Turnpike in Charlton on Wednesday that claimed the life of a State Trooper.


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.




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