Peter Lion was keen towards writing at a really early age. During his growing up years within Connecticut he had been seen dabbling with poems as well as authored a number of short stories. His skill within this discipline was additionally perfected when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he began contributing to the students school newspaper.
He set out to make a profession involving 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 in the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated along with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the tv business even just before he had completed his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This particular television channel had been an affiliate of the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience within this field grabbed this particular opportunity to gain an entry as well as to generate a foothold within the news and television sector.
He mastered the rules swiftly, comprehending the particular technical issues of the workings of a tv network and continued to be a part of the tv channel for more than a period of 2 years.
He then relocated to Boston and began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on several projects, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his desire to be within television and his love for penning pulled him back in his home state as a part of a small tv station start up.
He joined this team as a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the very first within the state. He grabbed this opportunity of showcasing his expertise as well as understanding as in his stint within Boston he has had the opportunity of working with several accomplished directors. He employed this knowledge to create the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined KADA TV after finishing two years with this start-up. In his stint with this tv network, he exploited the various areas of his talent and worked as being 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 motivation for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
He then moved back to Connecticut and became part of ESPN sports network. Even now an integral part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows including Sports Centre and the NFL Draft in his position within the organization as being a Director. His primary show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he’s been nominated frequently with regard to his contribution in the television industry. He received his very 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 presently focusing on his next book. He is additionally a part of a band that goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also their lead singer as well as guitar player