Peter Lion was inclined towards writing from a really early age. All through his developing upward years in Connecticut he had been seen dabbling with poetry and also authored a number of short stories. His skill within this field had been additionally perfected when after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he began adding to the actual students school newspaper.
He set out to make a career of his passion for the words by means of initially obtaining a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine well before he had graduated along with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the television business even before he had completed his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This tv channel had been an affiliate of the ABC network and had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had no experience in this discipline snapped up this particular opportunity to gain an entry as well as to create a foothold in the news and television industry.
He learned the ropes swiftly, understanding the particular technicalities on the operation of a television network as well as continued to be a part of this tv channel for more than a period of 2 years.
Then he relocated to Boston and started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on several projects, his key one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his wish to be within television and his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as part of a small television station start-up.
He joined up with this team as a director and also a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the very first in the state. He grabbed the chance of presenting his talent as well as understanding as in his stint in Boston he has had the opportunity of working with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this understanding to build the show from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV right after finishing 2 years in this start up. In his stint with this tv network, he exploited the many areas of his talent and functioned as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It was during his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration with regard to his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back to Connecticut and grew to become a part of ESPN sports network. Even now an integral 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 corporation as being a Director. His primary show however, continues to be, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, although he’s been nominated frequently with regard to his contribution within the television industry. He received his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre and received his subsequent Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Aside from doing work, Peter Lion is presently working on his next book. He is also a part of a music group that goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also their lead singer and guitarist