Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing from a very early age. All through his growing up years within Connecticut he had been observed dabbling in poems as well as wrote numerous short stories. His skill in this field was additionally honed when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started adding to the actual students school newspaper.
He attempted to create a career of his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by first obtaining a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine write-up in the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate along with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the television business also before he had completed his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as 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 no experience in this field grabbed this particular opportunity to gain an access and to create a foothold within the news and tv industry.
He mastered the ropes swiftly, comprehending the particular technical issues of the operation of a tv network and continued to be part of the channel for more than a period of two years.
He then moved to Boston and also started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on several projects, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his wish to be in television and his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as part of a tiny television channel start up.
He joined up with this particular team as being a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the very first within the state. He grabbed this opportunity of presenting his expertise as well as understanding as in his stint in Boston he has had the opportunity of working together with a number of accomplished directors. He used this kind of understanding to build the actual show from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV right after completing 2 years in this start up. In his stint with this television network, he milked the various areas of his expertise as well as 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 discovered motivation with regard to his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
He then moved back in Connecticut and became a 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 organization as being a Director. His main show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he has already been nominated many times with regard to his contribution in the television industry. He got his very first Emmy with regard to his work within Sports Centre and acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is currently focusing on his second book. He is also a part of a band that goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer and guitar player