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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Mass. State Police firearms training facility in New Braintree (WBZ-TV)

State Troopers Suspended Following Weapons Transfer

Three Massachusetts State Police troopers have been suspended without pay following an investigation into the transfer of surplus weapons to a state-authorized vendor.


Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan. (WBZ-TV)

Charges Brought After ‘Full And Fair’ Sweet Tomatoes Investigation, DA Says

District Attorney Marian Ryan said her office did a “full and fair” investigation that led to charges against the driver involved in a fatal crash into Sweet Tomatoes in Newton.


Junk piled up on the streets of Allston. (WBZ-TV)

City Inspectors Hand Out Violations To Landlords As College Students Move In

Sidewalks in Allston were jammed with junk, prompting city inspectors to hand out citations to landlords as they cautioned college students about potential housing hazards.


Wilson Brea appears in court on Aug. 30. (WBZ-TV)

Uber Driver Accused Of Stealing From Disabled Woman

An Uber driver is accused of stealing from a disabled woman after she called the man for a ride.


Sex offenders in Massachusetts. (WBZ-TV)

South End Assault Suspect Was Not Listed As Sex Offender Due To Loophole

A man accused of raping a woman in Boston’s South End was not registered as a sex offender despite just being released from prison in December.


Police head into the woods on August 11 to search the area where Vanessa Marcotte was found dead. (WBZ-TV)

Police Investigate Hundreds Of Tips, Suspicious Person Reports After Princeton Murder

State Police investigators have reached out to the FBI for assistance as they search for the man who murdered Vanessa Marcotte.



Female Runners Taking Extra Precautions After Princeton Murder

Vanessa Marcotte is one of three women who were murdered while out exercising in the last two weeks in three different states.


Centre Street Cafe in Jamaica Plain (WBZ-TV)

Restaurant Slammed With Bad Reviews After Employee Posts Anti-Trump Message

The owners of a local restaurant say their business was targeted by Internet trolls with a political agenda who slammed them with negative reviews on Yelp and Facebook.


Kelvin Mendoza and Emanuel Rodriguez Shonyo (WBZ-TV)

Men Accused Of Intimidating Officers With Talk Of Police Shootings

Two men are being held without bail after police say they tried to intimidate officers by talking about police shootings.


(Photo by Nicolas Maeterlinck/AFP/Getty Images)

Commissioner Evans: Fingerprint Uber, Lyft Drivers

Boston Police Commissioner William Evans is faulting Massachusetts lawmakers for failing to require the fingerprinting of drivers for ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft.




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