Matt Hager

Matt Hager is the Weekend Producer for 5NEWS and 5NEWS on KXNW 34. He joined the team in Feb. 2012. Matt began his career in the Joplin market in Oct 2010 as a Morning Show Producer,and switched to the night newscasts in March 2011.
Matt is from northeast Oklahoma and graduated with a broadcast journalism degree and a sports media degree from Oklahoma State University.
He’s an avid movie fan, and tries to catch every OKC Thunder game.

Recent Articles

  • Woman Who Drowned Saving Son is Identified

    Posted on: 1:35 pm, August 4, 2012, by , updated on: 09:24pm, August 4, 2012

    Officials have identified the woman who drowned saving her teenage at Beaver Lake on Saturday. Her name is Kimberly Weaber,...
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  • Ipix: Thursday Storm Damage

    Posted on: 10:38 pm, July 26, 2012, by , updated on: 10:40pm, July 26, 2012

    Viewers’ pictures tell the story of what happened during a round of severe weather on Thursday.
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  • Multi-Car Accident in Fort Smith

    Posted on: 10:11 pm, June 29, 2012, by

    A pickup truck nearly hit a family when it crashed on Grand Avenue in Fort Smith. Police say the driver...
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  • Arvest Bank to Host 2013 Texas League All-Star Game

    Posted on: 11:11 pm, June 20, 2012, by

    Naturals General Manager Eric Edelstein announced today that Arvest Ballpark will host the 2013 Texas League All-Star Game.
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  • Man Shot at by Ex-Wife

    Posted on: 9:43 pm, June 20, 2012, by , updated on: 02:00pm, June 21, 2012

    Sequoyah County Sheriff Ron Lockhart says a man arrived to his home north of Roland Wednesday night to find his ex-wife and her new husband waiting for him.
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  • Appreciation Lunch Held at FSPD

    Posted on: 6:19 pm, June 20, 2012, by , updated on: 06:24pm, June 20, 2012

    Local businesses show their appreciation for Fort Smith police. Arvest Bank teamed up with the Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association...
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  • Woman Dies in Van Buren Apartment Fire

    Posted on: 11:23 am, June 17, 2012, by and , updated on: 12:59pm, June 18, 2012

    A 63-year-old woman is dead after an apartment fire early this morning in Van Buren.
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  • VIDEO: Hogs Hold First Practice in Omaha

    Posted on: 10:35 pm, June 14, 2012, by , updated on: 08:27am, June 15, 2012

    The Diamond Hogs held their first practice in Omaha Thursday. 5NEWS Sports Reporter Jonathan Huskey was there and brings us...
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  • Man Suspected of Beating Toddler Arrested

    Posted on: 10:29 pm, May 12, 2012, by , updated on: 05:05pm, May 13, 2012

    A Pittsburg County, Oklahoma man wanted for beating a child is arrested in Le Flore County.
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  • Man Arrested After Waving Gun in Fort Smith Neighborhood

    Posted on: 1:36 pm, May 12, 2012, by , updated on: 02:53pm, May 12, 2012

    Fort Smith Police were called to a home at 7514 Highway 271 South where neighbors reported a man pointing a gun at people.
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  • Van Buren Man Accused of Beating a Man Unconscious

    Posted on: 7:13 pm, May 2, 2012, by , updated on: 07:19pm, May 2, 2012

    Police in Van Buren arrest the man who allegedly beat another man unconscious.
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  • Construction on New Cabins Underway at Lake Fort Smith

    Posted on: 4:19 pm, April 25, 2012, by and , updated on: 05:53pm, April 25, 2012

    Ten new cabins are going up at Lake Fort Smith State Park in northern Crawford County. Park Superintendent Ron Gossage...
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