• Elizabeth Hashagen is a broadcast journalist best known for her work with News 12, primarily as a co-anchor of the morning show.
• Her net worth is estimated to be over $1 million, earned through a successful career in broadcast journalism.
• She attended Holy Trinity Diocesan High School and the State University of New York College, as well as the University of North London and the New York Institute of Technology.
• Her career began as a reporter for WLNY TV 55, and she was eventually promoted to co-anchor of News 12 Long Island.
• She has won numerous awards over the course of her career, and is active on social media.
Who is Elizabeth Hashagen?
Elizabeth Hashagen was born on 10 March 1976, in Long Island, New York, USA, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for her work with the television network News 12 which she primarily serves as the co-anchor of the morning show of the News 12 Long Island division. She is also often seen during the Daytime Show which airs from 8 am to 11 am.
The Net Worth of Elizabeth Hashagen
How rich is Elizabeth Hashagen? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career in broadcast journalism. She’s gained numerous awards over the course of her career, as she’s covered high profile news events, both in the studio and live in the field. As she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Very little is known about Elizabeth’s early life as there are few details regarding her family and childhood. She attended Holy Trinity Diocesan High School located in Hicksville, New York, a co-educational environment and the school puts an emphasis on religious studies. It is operated by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre, and has become known for its theatrical performances produced by the Performing Arts Department.
After matriculating from high school, she then enrolled at the State University of New York College (SUNY) to study for a degree in Communication, Broadcast Journalism, and Performing Arts. The school is known as the largest comprehensive system of universities in the United States, with over 420,000 students in attendance. It includes many institutions spread out over various locations in New York. They have over 91,000 employees and over 7,000 degree or certificate programs around a $10.7 billion budget.
Further Studies and Career Beginnings
While at SUNY, Hashagen also took classes at the University of North London as a part of her course endeavors. After graduating, she then took up further classes at the New York Institute of Technology (NYIT). The private university has campuses in various parts of the world and they emphasize on technology as well as applied scientific research. According to the US News & World Report, the school is ranked 32nd in the Best Regional Universities North Rankings. During her time there, she interned with News 12 Long Island.
Good morning! And I mean it when I say "thanks for joining us"- I appreciate that you wake up with us ⠀⠀I love when you…
Posted by Elizabeth Hashagen on Tuesday, June 4, 2019
However, after completing her studies she did not immediately start working with News 12, and instead began her career as a reporter for WLNY TV 55, an independent television station owned by CBS Television Stations. They primarily focus on the Long Island region, but serve most of New York. She stayed there for a year, and then went to work as a reporter for the News 12 Networks in 2000. News 12 is a group of regional cable news television channels, all owned by Altice USA, which provides 24 hour news, and covers regions of the New York metropolitan area, excluding Staten Island, Manhattan, and Queens.
News 12 Long Island and Achievements
After four years serving as a reporter for the network, Elizabeth was promoted to become the morning show co-anchor of News 12 Long Island, which meant that she would work during the 5 am to 8 am broadcasts on weekdays. She also continued on the following program, which would air until 11 in the morning, including segments depicting the Best of Long Island, and Adventure Week. She handles numerous weekly series as a part of her work, including “Go Green”, and “12 Making a Difference”.
During the same year of her promotion, she received her first Emmy Award thanks to her coverage of a continuing news story. Two years later, she gained six Emmy award nominations which no other reporter in the New York area has achieved. She’s also won other awards throughout the years, including National Gabriel Awards, two Headliner Awards, and a National Clarion Award. The Newswomens Club of New York awarded her the Top Female Journalist title thanks to her achievements. She’s also won other local and regional awards, with multiple wins from the Press Club of Long Island.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Hashagen married Randy Flickr in 2007 and they have two children together; the family currently resides in Freeport. According to her, most of her free time is spent with the family. She enjoys doing outdoor and water related activities, including fishing, kayaking, and scuba diving. Her love for physical fitness has led her to become a certified physical fitness instructor. Her parents own a summer home at Greenport which the family visits during extended vacations. She has also become noted for covering high profile events that have affected New York, including the infamous 9/11 terrorist attacks.
What an amazing night @1061BLI #SummerJam @ElisaDiStefano pic.twitter.com/cGgaFxMJj5
— Elizabeth Hashagen (@Elizabethnews12) June 16, 2018
Similar to numerous broadcast journalists, she is very active online through accounts on several major social media websites. She has an Instagram account which has over 12,000 followers, on which she often posts behind the scenes photos at work, and previews a bit of her life when off camera. She loves travelling and often spends time with both immediate as well as her extended family. She also posts videos of herself going to the gym and working out. She has a Twitter account which has over 7,000 followers, mainly updating the latest news in the area. She also has a Facebook account which posts similar content as her other two profiles.