Peter Lion had been keen towards writing from a very early age. All through his growing upward years in Connecticut he had been observed dabbling with poetry as well as wrote a number of short stories. His talent in this field was additionally honed when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he began adding to the students school newspaper.
He set out to create a profession involving his passion for the words by initially getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate along with his journalism degree.
He embarked into the tv business also before he had completed his college. A few months prior to graduating, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This particular tv channel had been an affiliate with the ABC network and had been centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had no experience in this field grabbed this particular opportunity to acquire an access as well as to generate a foothold in the news and tv industry.
He learned the actual rules quickly, understanding the particular technical issues of the workings of the television network and remained a part of the channel for more than a period of two years.
He then moved to Boston and began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled a number of projects, his key one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his wish to be within television and also his love for penning pulled him back to his home state as a part of a tiny television channel start-up.
He joined this particular team as a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the very first within the state. He snapped up the opportunity 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 used this kind of knowledge to create the actual show right from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV after finishing 2 years with this start-up. In his stint with this television network, he exploited the many areas of his expertise and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It had been during his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back in Connecticut and also became a part of ESPN sports network. Even now a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their particular shows including Sports Centre and the NFL Draft in his position in the corporation as 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 already been nominated many times for his contribution in the television industry. He received his very first Emmy with regard to his work in Sports Centre as well as acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his second book. He is additionally a part of a music group which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also its lead singer as well as guitar player