Peter Lion was inclined towards writing from a very early age. During his growing up years within Connecticut he was seen dabbling in poems as well as authored numerous short tales. His skill in this discipline was additionally honed 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 involving his enthusiasm for the words by means of initially obtaining a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate along with his journalism degree.
He embarked into the tv business also before he had completed his college. A few months prior to graduation, 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 also had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had no experience in this discipline grabbed this opportunity to gain an access as well as to generate a foothold within the news and television sector.
He learned the rules quickly, understanding the particular technical issues on the workings of the television network as well as continued to be part of the tv channel for over a period of 2 years.
He then moved to Boston and also began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on several assignments, his key one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his desire to be in television and his love for penning pulled him back to his home state as part of a small television station start-up.
He joined up with this particular team as being a director and also a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the very first within the state. He snapped up this opportunity of showcasing his expertise and understanding as in his stint in Boston he has had the opportunity of working with several accomplished directors. He used this kind of knowledge to create the actual show from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV after completing two years with this start up. In his stint with this television network, he exploited the many areas of his talent and functioned as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It was during his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration with regard to his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back to Connecticut and became a part of ESPN sports network. Still a part of ESPN, he is in charge for a number of their particular shows such as Sports Centre and the NFL Draft through his position within the organization as a Director. His primary show nevertheless, continues to be, 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 received his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre as well as acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Aside from doing work, Peter Lion is presently working on his next book. He is also part of a music group which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer and guitar player