Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing at a very young age. During his growing up years in Connecticut he was seen dabbling in poetry as well as wrote a number of short stories. His talent within this field was further honed when after enrolling in the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started contributing to the students school newspaper.
He got down to create a career of his passion for the words first by acquiring a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine before he graduated with his journalism degree.
He ventured to the television business even before he’d finished his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as a part time graphics operator. This television channel was an associate with the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, didn’t have knowledge of this industry snapped up this opportunity to gain an entry and also to create a foothold in the news and television industry.
He mastered the ropes quickly, comprehending the technicalities in the workings of the television network and continued to be a 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 worked on several projects, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his wish to be in television and his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as part of a small television station start up.
He joined this team as a director as well as a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, that was to become the first within the state. He grabbed this chance of exhibiting his talent and knowledge as in his stint in Boston he’s had the opportunity of working together with several accomplished directors. He used this understanding to build the show from the beginning.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV after completing two years with this start-up. As part of his stint with this television network, he exploited the various facets of his talent and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been throughout 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 was a part of ESPN sports network. Still an integral part of ESPN, he is responsible for a variety 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, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, although he has been nominated many times for his contribution while 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.
Besides working, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his second book. He is additionally a part of a band that goes by the name of Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer and guitarist