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
The movie “Crossing Delancey” brought romance, but the reality of actually trying to cross it brings danger.
During the emotional cleanup at Ground Zero, the cross found in the rubble of the World Trade Center became a symbol of solace and peace.
A group of 9/11 responders is in Washington, trying to convince lawmakers to give a helping hand to cops and firefighters.
Silicon Valley might be the high tech capital of the world, but New York wants to change that.
One hundred years after tolls were removed from the East River Bridges, Gridlock Sam is calling for them to be reinstated to get money needed for maintenance and repairs.
The judge presiding over Roger Clemens’ perjury trial has declared a mistrial over over inadmissible evidence shown to jurors that could have prejudiced them against the former Yankees star.
Assemblyman Caputo’s bill requires parents to report missing children within 12 hours.
Alvin Moore faces burglary and criminal mischief charges. Police say Moore told them he was upset because Letterman hadn’t responded to a number of demo tapes he sent him.
New York City already had the largest municipal electric car fleet in the country and now it’s getting even bigger.
The names of the 9/11 victims have always been read, but now the victims from the other attacks will also be remembered.
Derek Jeter’s chase for 3,000 hits will continue for at least one more night. He’s ready for all the hype surrounding the accomplishment to die down.
Mitchel Alvo and the John Galt Corp. have been acquitted of manslaughter in a blaze that killed two firefighters at a condemned bank tower at Ground Zero.
Wade Boggs and David Cone are among 10 former ballplayers or people associated with MLB who could be called as witnesses for Roger Clemens’ defense against charges he lied to Congress about the use of performance-enhancing drugs.
With a hair salon, sushi bar and juice station, the new Duane Reade on Wall Street is not just a place for you to pick up your prescriptions.
After Derek Jeter reaches hit number 2,999, every time he steps to the plate, a new ball will be put into play.