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
NEW YORK (AP / WCBS 880) — Detroit closer Jose Valverde held off a furious New York ninth-inning rally and the Tigers avoided a major slip-up, beating the Yankees 5-3 on a rainy Sunday and evening [...]
Well, that was quick. If you paid to watch Jose Reyes’ possible final game with the Mets, you got to see him — for all of one at-bat.
After recent flooding, there is a new push by one New York senator to do something to prevent it in the future.
Operation Hang Up, which resulted in a thousand tickets during last year’s blitz, is back.
Suburban commuters may soon be able to travel in a railroad car where the loudest noise is a subdued conversation.
A shortage of acorns and nuts this year may force bears to find food in other places, such as your trash can.
It’s not exactly Shakespeare in the Park, but they are calling it Shakespeare in the Parking Space.
Heading to the Jets game on Sunday or the Giants game on Monday? Pack some patience along with your team spirit.
Since Hurricane Irene hit, service has been out on Metro-North Railroad’s Port Jervis Line.
Homeowners in Little Falls received a “Financial Recovery Awards” letter in which the “Payment Security Administration” told recipients they’ll receive up to $27,500.
Two nursing homes that are on LIPA’s critical care priority list were in the dark for four days in the aftermath of Tropical Storm Irene.
For sports fans in New York after 9/11, a baseball game at Shea Stadium was a capstone to a difficult time.
A tradition continues as the tenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches.
The stories of those who survived on 9/11 and the families of those who didn’t are varied and emotional.
Since the toxic dust cloud engulfed Lower Manhattan on 9/11, thousands have died or gotten sick. Many have cancer and that number is growing.