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
There has been much focus on the health problems of the first responders on 9/11, but it wasn’t just adults whose health was impacted.
Nearly 10 years ago, the New York City Fire Department lost 343 of its members but that hasn’t stopped others from joining New York’s bravest.
Days after Hurricane Irene made her way north, things in New York City’s northern suburbs are still not back to normal.
Being a firefighter isn’t just about the job, but about the life.
There was no serious damage to structures within the five boroughs from Tuesday’s 5.8 magnitude earthquake, but what if a stronger quake hit?
The DOT has announcedthat $745 million would be going toward rail projects that will allow trains to travel up to 160 mph in some sections of the Northeast Corridor and to construction that will allow Amtrak trains to avoid a congested rail junction in part of New York City.
Susan Cohen, Mother Of Woman Killed In Lockerbie Bombing, Elated Rebels In Libya Are Pushing For Moammar Gadhafi’s Ouster
NATO says it’ll continue combat air patrols over Libya until all of Moammar Gadhafi’s forces surrender, and this is bringing great joy to one mother in New Jersey.
For ten years, we’ve heard the term “intelligence chatter,” but here’s the problem. If there’s only person involved in the terrorist plot, there is no chatter.
It’s not easy training to be one of New York’s Bravest, as WCBS 880 reporter Peter Haskell found out.
About two dozen protesters were outside Cuomo’s office calling on him to ban hydrofracking. The process uses water and chemicals to extract natural gas from the earth.
Maybe you couldn’t sit at table number one at the famed restaurant in it’s heyday, but now you can. That table and four chairs are among the over 200 items from the Upper East Side watering hole that will hit the auction block next month.
The waterfalls at the 9/11 memorial are the two largest man-made waterfalls in the country.
Artifacts from the 2001 terrorist attacks will be on display in 30 cities and towns across the state.
For the second day in a row, unionized cement and concrete workers are off the job at the World Trade Center site due to an apparent citywide walkout.
The centerpiece of the 9/11 memorial is the two square one-acre waterfalls marking where the Twin Towers stood.