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Christina Hager Biography

Christina Hager
  • Birth Nation: United States of America
  • Name: Christina Hager
  • Nationality: American
  • Birth Place/City: Bethesda, Maryland
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Profession: Journalist
  • Working For: WBZ-TV News, CBS
  • Net Worth: N/A
  • Salary: N/A
  • Eye Color: Dark
  • Hair Color: Dark-Brown
  • Weight in KG: N/A
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: N/A
  • Children: 1
  • Education: Northwestern University
  • Awards: N/A
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Synopsis

Christina Hager is an award-winning reporter who works as a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. Prior to WBZ-TV, she was working at WTNH-TV, the ABC affiliate in New Haven, Connecticut. Similarly, she was also honored with a New England for her outstanding work in breaking news, in addition to receiving four Emmy nominations in 1997.

Early Life and Career

Christina Hager was born in Bethesda, Maryland and was raised in a ‘news family’; her father is the NBC network correspondent Robert Hager. She went to Colby College where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Government. She started her career working as a News Director for WMHB Colby Radio. Along with working at WMHB, she was also studying and she earned her master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Work Experience

Christina Hager officially started her career as a general assignment reporter at WGBC-TV in Meridian, Mississippi and after two years relocated to WLBZ-TV in Bangor, Maine as an anchor and reporter. Similarly, she was also a general assignment reporter in Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo and Battle Creek, Michigan, where, she was able to win the Michigan Emmy Award for Best Documentary in 1996. Currently, she is working as a general assignment reporter for WBZ-TV News. She joined the station in June 1999.

Award-winning Reporter

Christina Hager has spent more than two decades of her life covering breaking news across the country. She has contributed to extensive coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings; the mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary; the death of John F. Kennedy; and the September 11th terrorist attacks. Similarly, in 2002, Hager traveled to Washington DC to cover the weeks-long search and apprehensive of the Beltway sniper.

During her career at WBZ, Christina Hager has covered severe weather events across the country, from hurricanes in Texas and Florida to floods to tornados, and snowstorms throughout New England.

Likewise, Christina Hager has provided daily, from opening to closing of many major court cases. On the murder trials of former NE Patriot Aaron Hernandez, she live-tweeted and reported every related story to the world. Similarly, she also reported Boston area high school students Philip Chism and Nate Fujita and also the prep school grad Owen Labrie’s rape trial.

Christina Hager has had the privilege of reporting on the most important New England sports events of the last 15 years including traveling to the White House for the honoring of the2004 ‘reverse the curse’ Red Sox.

Personal Life

Christina Hager is a happily married woman and also the mother of two sons. However, she has not disclosed any information about her husband and children. She is very much private when it comes to her personal life. We can assume that she is living a happy life with her husband and family.  Currently, she resides in the Boston area with her husband and sons.

Net worth

The exact figure of salary and net worth of Christina Hager are not available. However, considering her successful career we can surely assume that she has a considerable amount of net worth.

  • Last modified : 23 September, 2016
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