Jenna Hager

Jenna Hager, best-selling author, contributing correspondent for NBC’s Today, chair of UNICEF’s Next Generation and Editor-At-Large of Southern Living Magazine, will be joining Tampa Theatre on Tuesday, April 23 as part of our 2019 LIMELIGHT series. 

Jenna Hager is a contributing correspondent on NBC’s Today show and an editor-at-large for Southern Living magazine. She is also the author of The New York Times best-seller Ana’s Story: A Journey of Hope, which she wrote after traveling to Latin America in 2006 as an intern with UNICEF. Ana’s Story is based on the life of a 17- year-old single mother with HIV, who struggles to shield her child from the life she had of abuse and neglect. Hager remains involved with UNICEF and is currently the chair of its Next Generation initiative, which is dedicated to reducing childhood deaths around the world.

Hager holds a bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Texas at Austin. She is also co-author of the children’s books Read All About It! and Our Great Big Backyard. Hager also co-authored Sisters First, a New York Times best seller.

Hager is the daughter of former U.S. President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush. In 2008, she married Henry Hager. Jenna and Henry are the proud parents of their daughters, Margaret Laura “Mila” and Poppy Louise Hager.

LIMELIGHT series subscriptions are available as a five-event ticket bundle for $375 / $325 / $275 at the Franklin Street Box Office and online at for $398.25 / $346.50 / $294.75 total, including fees. A select number of Platinum packages are also available for $625 at the Box Office or $657 online, which include premium show seating and a cocktail reception with heavy hors d’oeuvres and an open bar from 5:00-6:30pm each event night.

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LIMELIGHT is presented by the Vinik Family Foundation.


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