He has covered a wide range of stories including breaking news such as plane crashes, blackouts and crimes. He’s witnessed championship sporting events including the World Series, NBA Finals, Super Bowl and Stanley Cup Finals. He’s also covered elections, including President Bush’s campaign headquarters in Washington, and political conventions. Like many reporters in New York, he spent countless hours covering the 9/11 terror attacks, the days that followed, the anniversaries and milestones and the stories that continue to unfold.
Through the years, Haskell has helped WCBS win awards for 9/11 breaking news and continuing news coverage, the World Trade Center Last Load Ceremony, the NYC Marathon, the I-95 Explosion in Connecticut, the Republican National Convention and a number of others. For 2004, he received the Art Athens Award from the Associated Press in New York State for General Excellence in Reporting.
Other Information about Peter Haskell:
· First Joined WCBS Newsradio880: 1994
· First Story: Sampled public opinion on a then pending baseball strike
· Role Models: Parents
· Alma Mater: Syracuse University – Syracuse, NY
· Hometown: East Brunswick, NJ
· Favorite Destination: Almost any beach
· Favorite Movies: Casablanca; Stripes
Mark Messier isn’t the only skater running in this year’s New York City Marathon.
Instead of lacing skates, a Rangers great will be lacing up his sneakers on Sunday.
Families of those who died aboard United Airlines Flight 93 asked lawmakers and Obama administration officials on Wednesday to set aside federal money to complete a 9/11 memorial at the crash site in Pennsylvania.
The first of two public comment periods was held in Tarrytown where officials unveiled the plans for the new Tappan Zee.
It turns out the Beatles were right when they sang “Money can’t buy me love.”
When floodwaters in New Jersey rise, Manville often finds itself submerged.
When the Saddle River rises, it doesn’t just flood in Lodi. It also floods in Saddle Brook and Wallington and other nearby towns.
The push for a higher tax on New Yorkers making more than $1 million a year is getting fresh life with a new poll showing overwhelming support, a high-profile rally on Monday and the strengthening Occupy Wall Street protest in New York City.
Testifying at City Hall recently, New York Police Commissioner Ray Kelly said the CIA operative provides his officers “with information, usually coming from perhaps overseas.”
There will be a fireworks show, a flotilla of ships up New York harbor, a naturalization ceremony, a cake and much more to celebrate the statue’s 125th anniversary.
If you’re planning to fly away from the Tri-State Area on a jet plane this holiday season, now would be a good time to book your flight, as Peter Haskell reports.
Sens. Loretta Weinberg and Paul Sarlo say the Film and Digital Media Tax Credit Program creates jobs and drives the economy.
Wall Street is again losing jobs because of global economic woes, threatening tax revenue for a city and state heavily reliant on the financial industry, New York Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli said Tuesday.
The movement has been getting support from some unlikely places and has spawned questions about what protestors are actually trying to achieve.
The “Occupy Wall Street” protest entered its third week Monday after more than 700 people were arrested for marching in the traffic lane of the Brooklyn Bridge over the weekend.