Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing from a really early age. During his developing up years in Connecticut he was seen dabbling in poems and also wrote a number of short tales. His talent in this field was further honed when after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he began adding to the actual students school newspaper.
He attempted to create a profession involving his passion for the words and phrases by first getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate along with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the television business also before he had finished his college. A few months prior to graduating, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This television channel was an affiliate with the ABC network and also had been centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience within this discipline grabbed this chance to acquire an access as well as to create a foothold within the news and television sector.
He mastered the actual rules swiftly, comprehending the technicalities of the workings of the television network as well as remained part of this channel for over a period of two years.
He then moved to Boston and began working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He worked on a number of assignments, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his desire to be in television and his love for writing pulled him back in his home state as part of a small tv station start-up.
He joined this team as a director and also a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, which was to become the very first within the state. He snapped up the opportunity of presenting his expertise as well as knowledge as in his stint in Boston he has acquired the ability of working with a number of accomplished directors. He used this knowledge to build the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined KADA TV right after finishing two years in this start-up. In his stint in this television network, he milked the various facets of his expertise and functioned as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been in the course of his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration with regard to his book named “The American St. Nick”.
He then transferred back in Connecticut and became part of ESPN sports network. Even now a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows such as Sports Centre and the NFL Draft through his position within 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 in the television industry. He got his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre and received his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from working, Peter Lion is currently working on his next book. He is also a part of a band that goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer and guitarist