Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing from a really early age. All through his growing up years within Connecticut he was observed dabbling in poems and also authored numerous short tales. His talent within this field was further honed when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started contributing to the students school newspaper.
He set out to make a profession of his enthusiasm for the words by initially obtaining a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the tv business even just before he had completed his college. A few months prior to graduation, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as 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 though, had no experience in this discipline grabbed this particular chance to acquire an access and to create a foothold in the news and tv sector.
He mastered the ropes quickly, understanding the particular technicalities on the workings of the television network and continued to be a part of the tv channel for more than a period of two years.
He then relocated to Boston and started working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He worked on several projects, his major one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his wish to be within television and his love for penning pulled him back to his home state as a part of a tiny television channel 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 first within the state. He snapped up the opportunity of showcasing his expertise and knowledge as in his stint in Boston he has had the opportunity of working together with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this kind of knowledge to create the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV after completing 2 years in this start up. In his stint in this television network, he milked the many facets of his expertise and functioned as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It was in the course of his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion found motivation for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back in Connecticut and also grew to become part of ESPN sports network. Still an integral part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows such as Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position in the organization as a Director. His primary show nevertheless, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he has been nominated frequently for his contribution within the television industry. He got his very first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre and acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Aside from working, Peter Lion is presently working on his second book. He is additionally part of a music group that goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also their lead singer and guitar player