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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