Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing at a really early age. All through his growing upward years within Connecticut he was seen dabbling with poetry and also authored a number of short tales. His talent in this discipline was further honed when right after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he began contributing to the actual students school newspaper.
He set out to make a career of his enthusiasm for the words by initially obtaining 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 ventured in to the tv industry even before he had finished his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This tv channel had been an affiliate with the ABC network and also was centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had no experience within this field grabbed this particular chance to acquire an entry as well as to create a foothold within the news and television sector.
He mastered the ropes quickly, comprehending the particular technicalities of the operation of the television network as well as remained a part of the channel for more than a period of 2 years.
Then he moved to Boston and also began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on several assignments, his major one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his wish to be within television and also his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as a part of a tiny television station start-up.
He joined this team as a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the first in the state. He grabbed this opportunity of presenting his expertise as well as knowledge as in his stint within Boston he has had the opportunity of working together with several accomplished directors. He used this kind of understanding to build the show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV right after completing two years with this start-up. During his stint with this television network, he exploited the various areas of his expertise as well as functioned as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It was in the course of his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back to Connecticut and grew to become part of ESPN sports network. Even now an integral 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 corporation 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 has been nominated frequently with regard to his contribution within the television industry. He received his very first Emmy with regard to his work in Sports Centre and acquired his subsequent Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his next book. He is additionally a part of a music group which goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer and guitar player