Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing from a very early age. All through his growing upward years in Connecticut he had been observed dabbling in poetry as well as wrote numerous short tales. His skill within this field was further honed when right after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started contributing to the actual students school newspaper.
He attempted to make a profession involving his enthusiasm for the words by means of first obtaining a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated along with his journalism degree.
He ventured in to the television industry even before he had completed his college. A few months prior to graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This tv channel had been an affiliate with the ABC network and had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience in this field snapped up this particular chance to acquire an entry and to create a foothold in the news and tv industry.
He learned the actual ropes quickly, understanding the technicalities of the operation of a television network as well as remained a part of this tv channel for more than a period of 2 years.
Then he relocated to Boston and also began working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He worked on a number of projects, his key one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his wish to be within television and his love for writing pulled him back in his home state as a part of a tiny tv station start up.
He joined up with this team as a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the very first within the state. He snapped up the chance of showcasing his expertise and understanding as in his stint in Boston he has acquired the ability of working together with a number of accomplished directors. He used this knowledge to build the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV after completing two years with this start up. During his stint in this television network, he exploited the many areas of his talent and functioned as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It had been in the course of his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration with regard to his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back in Connecticut and also became part of ESPN sports network. Even now an integral part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows including Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft through his position in the corporation as a Director. His main show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, although he’s been nominated frequently for his contribution in the television industry. He got his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre as well as received his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from working, Peter Lion is presently working on his next book. He is also a part of a music group which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer and guitar player