Peter Lion had been keen towards writing from a very early age. During his growing up years within Connecticut he was seen dabbling with poems and also authored a number of short stories. His talent in this field was further perfected when right after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he began contributing to the actual students school newspaper.
He set out to make a career of his passion for the words by initially obtaining a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine well before he had graduated along with his journalism degree.
He ventured in to the television business also just before he had completed his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This television channel had been an affiliate of the ABC network and had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience within this discipline grabbed this chance to gain an access as well as to create a foothold in the news and tv sector.
He mastered the actual rules quickly, comprehending the particular technical issues on the workings of a tv network and continued to be part of this tv channel for over a period of two years.
He then relocated to Boston and also began working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He worked on a number of projects, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his wish to be within television and also his love for penning pulled him back in his home state as part of a tiny television station start up.
He joined this particular team as being a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the very first within the state. He grabbed the chance of showcasing his expertise as well as knowledge as in his stint in Boston he has had the opportunity of working with several accomplished directors. He used this understanding to build the show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV after finishing two years with this start-up. In his stint with this tv network, he exploited the various facets of his talent and functioned as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been in the course of his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back in Connecticut and became a part of ESPN sports network. Still a part of ESPN, he is in charge for a number of their shows including Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position in the corporation as a Director. His main show however, continues to be, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, although he has been nominated frequently for his contribution in the television industry. He received his very first Emmy for his work within Sports Centre and acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from working, Peter Lion is currently focusing on his next book. He is additionally part of a band that goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also their lead singer as well as guitarist