Peter Lion was inclined in the direction of writing from a really early age. All through his growing up years in Connecticut he was seen dabbling with poetry as well as wrote a number of short stories. His talent in this discipline was further perfected when right after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started contributing to the actual students school newspaper.
He attempted to create a profession of his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by first getting a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine well before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the television business even before he had finished his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This television channel was an affiliate of the ABC network and had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience in this discipline grabbed this particular chance to acquire an access and to generate a foothold within the news and tv sector.
He mastered the rules quickly, understanding the particular technical issues on the workings of the television network and remained part of the tv channel for more than a period of 2 years.
Then he relocated to Boston and also started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled a number of assignments, his key one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his wish to be in television and his love for penning pulled him back to his home state as part of a small tv station start-up.
He joined up with this team as being a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the first within the state. He snapped up the chance of presenting his expertise and understanding as in his stint in Boston he has had the ability of working together with several accomplished directors. He employed this knowledge to build the actual show right from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined KADA TV right after completing two years in this start-up. In his stint with this tv network, he exploited the many facets of his expertise as well as worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It was in the course of his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
He then moved back to Connecticut and became part of ESPN sports network. Even now an integral part of ESPN, he is in charge for a number of their particular shows such as Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position within the organization as a Director. His main show nevertheless, continues to be, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he has been nominated many times with regard to his contribution in the television industry. He received his first Emmy with regard to his work in Sports Centre and acquired his subsequent Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is currently working on his next book. He is additionally part of a band that goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer as well as guitar player