Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing at a very early age. All through his developing upward years in Connecticut he had been seen dabbling with poetry and also authored numerous short stories. His skill within this discipline had been additionally perfected when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he began contributing to the students school newspaper.
He set out to create a profession involving his passion for the words by means of first obtaining a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine write-up in the Hartford Magazine well before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the tv business also before he had finished his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This particular television channel had been an affiliate with the ABC network and also was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had simply no experience within this discipline snapped up this chance to gain an access as well as to generate a foothold in the news and television sector.
He mastered the actual ropes quickly, comprehending the technical issues of the workings of the television network and remained part of the tv channel for over a period of 2 years.
He then moved to Boston and also started working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He handled several assignments, his key one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his desire to be within television and his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as part of a small tv channel start up.
He joined this particular team as being a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the first in the state. He grabbed this chance of showcasing his talent and understanding as in his stint in Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working together with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this kind of understanding to create the show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV after finishing 2 years with this start-up. In his stint in this tv network, he exploited the many areas of his expertise as well as functioned as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It had been during his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
He then moved back to Connecticut and grew to become part of ESPN sports network. Even now a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their particular shows including Sports Centre and the NFL Draft in his position within 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, although he has been nominated frequently for his contribution within 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 working, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his next book. He is additionally part of a band which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer and guitarist