Peter Lion had been keen towards writing from a really early age. During his developing up years in Connecticut he had been seen dabbling in poetry as well as wrote a number of short stories. His talent within this discipline had been additionally perfected when right after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started contributing to the students school newspaper.
He attempted to create a profession involving his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by means of first obtaining a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated along with his journalism degree.
He ventured in to the tv business also just 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 tv channel was an affiliate of the ABC network and had been centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience in this field snapped up this particular opportunity to acquire an entry and to create a foothold in the news and tv industry.
He mastered the ropes quickly, comprehending the technicalities of the workings of a television network and continued to be part of the channel for over a period of two years.
He then relocated to Boston and also began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on a number of projects, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his desire to be in television and also his love for penning pulled him back in his home state as a part of a small tv channel start-up.
He joined up with this particular team as being a director and also a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the very first within the state. He grabbed this chance of showcasing his talent as well as knowledge as in his stint within Boston he has had the opportunity of working with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this kind of understanding to create the show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV after finishing two years in this start-up. During his stint in this tv network, he milked the many areas of his expertise as well as worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It had been in the course of his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration for his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
He then transferred back in 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 such as Sports Centre and the NFL Draft in his position in the organization as being 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 many times with regard to his contribution within the television industry. He got his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre as well as received his subsequent Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from working, Peter Lion is currently focusing on his second book. He is also a part of a music group which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also its lead singer as well as guitar player