Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing at a very early age. All through his growing upward years within Connecticut he had been seen dabbling with poetry and also authored numerous short stories. His talent in this discipline was additionally perfected when right after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started adding to the students school newspaper.
He set out to create a profession of his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by first getting a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate along with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the television business even before he had completed his college. A few months prior to graduating, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This particular television channel was an affiliate of the ABC network and also was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had no experience within this discipline snapped up this particular opportunity to acquire an access as well as to create a foothold in the news and tv sector.
He learned the rules swiftly, understanding the particular technical issues of the workings of the tv network and continued to be a part of this channel for over a period of 2 years.
Then he relocated to Boston and began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled a number of projects, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his desire to be in television and his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as a part of a tiny tv station start-up.
He joined up with this team as a director and also a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the first within the state. He snapped up the opportunity of presenting his talent and understanding as in his stint in Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this kind of knowledge to create the show from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and also joined KADA TV right after completing two years with this start up. During his stint with this television network, he milked the many areas of his talent as well as functioned as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It was during his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration with regard to his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back to Connecticut and also 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 and the NFL Draft in his position in the organization as being 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 many times for his contribution within the television industry. He received his very first Emmy with regard to his work within Sports Centre as well as received his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is currently focusing on his second book. He is also part of a band which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer as well as guitarist