Peter Lion was inclined towards writing at a very early age. All through his growing up years in Connecticut he had been observed dabbling in poetry as well as wrote a number of short stories. His talent in this field was additionally perfected when after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started adding to the actual students school newspaper.
He attempted to create a profession involving his passion for the words by first getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine well before he had managed to graduate with his journalism degree.
He ventured in to the tv industry also before he had finished his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This tv channel had been an affiliate with the ABC network and was centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had no experience in this discipline grabbed this particular opportunity to gain an access as well as to generate a foothold within the news and television sector.
He mastered the actual rules quickly, comprehending the technical issues on the operation of a tv network as well as continued to be part of this tv channel for over a period of two years.
He then moved to Boston and also started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled several projects, his major one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his desire to be in television and his love for penning pulled him back in his home state as part of a small tv channel start up.
He joined up with this particular team as a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the first in the state. He snapped up the chance of presenting his expertise and understanding as in his stint within Boston he has had the opportunity of working together with several accomplished directors. He employed this knowledge to build the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV after finishing 2 years with this start up. During his stint in this television network, he milked the various areas of his talent and functioned as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It was during his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered motivation for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
He then transferred back to Connecticut and also grew to become part of ESPN sports network. Still a part of ESPN, he is in charge for a number of their shows including Sports Centre and the NFL Draft in his position in the organization as 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’s already been nominated many times for his contribution in the television industry. He got his very first Emmy for his work within Sports Centre and acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is presently working on his next book. He is additionally part of a music group which goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer and guitar player