Peter Lion had been keen towards writing from a very early age. During his developing upward years in Connecticut he had been seen dabbling with poetry and also wrote a number of short stories. His skill within this field had been additionally perfected when right after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started contributing to the students school newspaper.
He set out to create a career of his passion for the words and phrases by means of first getting a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He embarked into the tv industry also before he had finished his college. A few months prior to graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This particular television channel was an affiliate of the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience in this discipline grabbed this particular opportunity to gain an entry and to generate a foothold within the news and television sector.
He learned the rules swiftly, comprehending the particular technicalities of the operation of the tv network and continued to be part of the channel for over a period of 2 years.
He then moved to Boston and started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled a number of assignments, his key one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his desire to be within television and his love for writing pulled him back in his home state as a part of a small tv station start up.
He joined up with this particular team as a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the very first within the state. He grabbed this chance of presenting his talent as well as understanding as in his stint in Boston he has had the opportunity of working with a number of accomplished directors. He used this kind of understanding to build the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV after finishing 2 years in this start-up. In his stint with this tv network, he exploited the various facets of his expertise and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It had been during his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration for his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
He then moved back to Connecticut and also grew to become part of ESPN sports network. Still a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows such as Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position in the organization as a Director. His primary show however, continues to be, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, although he has been nominated many times for his contribution in the television industry. He got his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre and received his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from working, Peter Lion is currently focusing on his second book. He is additionally part of a music group which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer and guitarist