Peter Lion was inclined in the direction of writing at a very early age. During his developing upward years within Connecticut he had been seen dabbling in poetry and also authored a number of short stories. His skill in this discipline had been further honed when after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started contributing to the students school newspaper.
He attempted to make a profession of his passion for the words and phrases by means of initially obtaining a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine well before he had managed to graduate along with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the television industry even just before he had completed his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This tv channel was an affiliate with the ABC network and had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience in this discipline grabbed this chance to gain an access and to create a foothold within the news and tv industry.
He mastered the ropes swiftly, understanding the particular technical issues of the workings of a tv network as well as remained a part of this channel for over a period of two years.
He then moved to Boston and began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled a number of projects, his key 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 part of a small television channel start-up.
He joined this particular team as being a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the first in the state. He grabbed the chance of presenting his expertise as well as understanding as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working with several accomplished directors. He employed this knowledge to build the show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV right after finishing two years in this start-up. In his stint with this television network, he milked the many areas of his expertise and worked as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It had been during his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found motivation with regard to his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
He then moved back to Connecticut and became a part of ESPN sports network. Even now a part of ESPN, he is in charge for a number of their shows including Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft through his position in the organization as a Director. His main show nevertheless, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he has already been nominated many times for his contribution in the television industry. He received his very first Emmy with regard to his work in Sports Centre and received his subsequent Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his second book. He is additionally a part of a band that goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer and guitar player