Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing at a really early age. During his developing upward years within Connecticut he had been observed dabbling in poems as well as wrote a number of short stories. His skill in this field was further perfected when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started contributing to the students school newspaper.
He set out to create a profession of his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by initially getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine well before he had graduated along with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the tv industry also just 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 tv channel had been an affiliate with the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience in this field snapped up this chance to acquire an access as well as to generate a foothold within the news and television sector.
He learned the ropes swiftly, comprehending the technicalities of the workings of the television network and remained a part of the tv channel for over a period of 2 years.
Then he relocated to Boston and started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on a number of projects, his key one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his wish to be within television and his love for writing pulled him back in his home state as 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, which was to be the very first in the state. He grabbed the opportunity of showcasing his talent as well as understanding as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working together with several accomplished directors. He employed this understanding to build the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined KADA TV after completing 2 years with this start-up. In his stint with this tv network, he exploited the many facets of his talent and worked 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 for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
He then transferred back in Connecticut and also grew to become part of ESPN sports network. Even now a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows such as Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft through his position in the organization as a Director. His main show nevertheless, continues to be, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he has already been nominated many times for his contribution within the television industry. He received his very first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre and received his subsequent 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 that goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also their lead singer and guitar player