Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing at a very early age. During his maturing years in Connecticut he was seen dabbling in poetry and also wrote a number of short stories. His talent within this field was further perfected when after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started contributing to the students school newspaper.
He got down to make a career of his passion with the words first by getting a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He printed his first magazine article inside the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the television business before he’d completed his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as part time graphics operator. This television channel was an associate of the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience in this industry grabbed this opportunity to gain an entry and to develop a foothold in the news and television industry.
He mastered the ropes quickly, comprehending the technicalities in the workings of a television network and remained a part of the channel for over a time period of two years.
He then moved to Boston and started working together with WSBK as a Technical Director. He labored on several projects, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his wish to be in television with the exceptional passion for writing pulled him back to his home state as part of a little television station start-up.
He joined this team as a director as well as a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to become the very first in the state. He grabbed this chance of showcasing his talent and knowledge as in his stint in Boston he has had the capacity of working together with several accomplished directors. He used this understanding to build the show from the beginning.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV after completing two years in this start up. As part of his stint in this television network, he exploited the many elements of his talent and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been during his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book titled The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back to Connecticut and was a part of ESPN sports network. Still an integral part of ESPN, he’s responsible for a variety of their shows like Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft as part of his position in the organization as a Director. His primary show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a two 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 and received his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Besides working, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his 2nd book. He is also a part of a band that goes by the name of Cheaper than Therapy” and is also its lead singer as well as guitarist