Peter Lion was inclined towards writing at a really early age. During his growing upward years within Connecticut he had been observed dabbling in poems and also wrote numerous short stories. His skill within this discipline had been additionally perfected when right after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he began contributing to the students school newspaper.
He set out to create a profession of his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by first getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the television industry also just before he had completed his college. A few months prior to graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This particular television channel had been an affiliate of the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had simply no experience in this discipline grabbed this chance to gain an entry and to generate a foothold within the news and tv sector.
He learned the ropes quickly, understanding the technical issues of the workings of a television network and continued to be part of this tv channel for over a period of two years.
Then he moved to Boston and also started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled a number of assignments, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his desire to be in television and his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as part of a tiny tv channel start up.
He joined this team as being a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, that was to become the first within the state. He grabbed this opportunity of presenting his talent and understanding as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the ability of working together with several accomplished directors. He used this kind of knowledge to create the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV right after finishing two years in this start-up. During his stint in this tv network, he milked the various areas of his talent and worked as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It was in the course of his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration with regard to his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back in Connecticut and also grew to become part of ESPN sports network. Still a part of ESPN, he is in charge for a number of their shows such as Sports Centre and the NFL Draft through his position within the corporation as being a Director. His primary show nevertheless, remains, 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 in the television industry. He received his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre as well as acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from working, Peter Lion is presently working on his next book. He is also part of a music group which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer as well as guitar player