Peter Lion was inclined in the direction of writing from a very early age. During his developing upward years in Connecticut he was observed dabbling in poems as well as wrote numerous short stories. His talent in this field was additionally perfected when right after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started adding to the actual students school newspaper.
He attempted to make a career of his passion for the words by first getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine well before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the television industry even 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 also was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience within this field snapped up this particular opportunity to gain an entry and to generate a foothold in the news and television sector.
He mastered the actual rules quickly, comprehending the technicalities of the workings of a television network and continued to be part of the channel for more than a period of 2 years.
He then moved to Boston and started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled 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 also his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as a part of a small tv station start up.
He joined up with this particular team as being a director and also a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the very first within the state. He grabbed this chance of showcasing his expertise as well as understanding as in his stint in Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working together with a number of accomplished directors. He used this kind of understanding to create the actual show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV right after completing 2 years in this start-up. In his stint with this television network, he exploited the many facets of his expertise as well as functioned as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It was in the course of his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration with regard to his book named “The American St. Nick”.
He then transferred back to Connecticut and also became part of ESPN sports network. Even now an integral part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows such as Sports Centre and the NFL Draft in his position within the corporation as being a Director. His main show however, continues to be, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he has been nominated frequently for his contribution in the television industry. He received his first Emmy for his work within Sports Centre and acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from working, Peter Lion is presently working on his next book. He is additionally a part of a band that goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer and guitar player