Peter Haskell has been a reporter at WCBS 880 since 1994 following stints at WCTC Radio in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and WSUS Radio/TV in Sussex County, New Jersey. He’s covered a wide variety of stories from politics, crime, disasters, sports, human interest and everything in between. Breaking news assignments include: hurricanes, tornadoes, blizzards, train derailments, plane crashes, shootings, fires and earthquakes. Haskell has covered 9/11, its aftermath, related events and every anniversary ceremony.
In politics, he’s covered eight national political conventions, New Hampshire primaries and President Obama’s 2008 election night event.
Sports coverage includes multiple World Series, Super Bowls, Stanley Cup finals, NBA championships, NYC Marathons and World Cup matches.
He’s also covered national stories that include an earthquake in Haiti, the capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect, the Sandy Hook shooting, JFK Jr.’s plane crash and the Washington DC sniper.
Haskell has earned numerous awards for his work.
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 their best-of-five AL playoff series at one game apiece. WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell: Andy Pettitte Threw Out The First Pitch Down […]
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.