Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing from a really early age. During his growing up years in Connecticut he was observed dabbling with poems as well as authored a number of short stories. His talent within this discipline was additionally honed when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started adding to the students school newspaper.
He attempted to create a profession of his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by means of first getting a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine write-up in the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the tv business also just before he had completed his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This particular television channel had been an affiliate of the ABC network and had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had simply no experience within this discipline snapped up this particular chance to acquire an entry as well as to create a foothold in the news and television sector.
He learned the actual rules swiftly, understanding the technicalities on the workings of the tv network and remained a part of the channel for more than a period of two years.
Then he relocated to Boston and started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled several assignments, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his desire to be in television and also his love for writing pulled him back in his home state as part of a small television channel start up.
He joined up with this particular team as a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the first in the state. He snapped up this opportunity of showcasing his expertise and understanding as in his stint in Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this knowledge to build the actual show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV right after completing two years with this start-up. In his stint in this television network, he exploited the many facets of his talent as well as worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It was in the course of 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 also grew to become a part of ESPN sports network. Even now a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows including Sports Centre and the NFL Draft in his position within the corporation 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 already been nominated frequently for his contribution in the television industry. He got his very first Emmy with regard to his work in Sports Centre and acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Aside from doing work, Peter Lion is presently working on his second book. He is also a part of a band which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also their lead singer as well as guitar player