Peter Lion was keen towards writing from a very early age. All through his growing upward years in Connecticut he had been seen dabbling with poetry and also wrote a number of short tales. His talent in this field was additionally honed when right after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he began contributing to the students school newspaper.
He attempted to create a profession of his enthusiasm for the words by means of first obtaining a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate with his journalism degree.
He ventured in to the tv industry even before he had finished his college. A few months prior to graduation, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This particular tv channel had been an affiliate of the ABC network and had been centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had simply no experience in this field grabbed this opportunity to gain an entry and to create a foothold within the news and tv industry.
He learned the ropes quickly, understanding the particular technicalities of the workings of the tv network and remained part of this tv channel for more than a period of 2 years.
Then he moved to Boston and started working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He worked on several 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 writing pulled him back in his home state as part of a small tv channel start-up.
He joined this particular team as a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the first within the state. He grabbed this chance of showcasing his talent as well as knowledge as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the ability of working with several accomplished directors. He employed this kind of understanding to create the actual show right from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV right after finishing two years with this start up. In his stint with this tv network, he exploited the many areas of his expertise as well as worked as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been in the course of his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back to Connecticut and became 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 within the corporation as a Director. His main show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he’s been nominated many times with regard to his contribution in the television industry. He received his very 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 presently working on his second book. He is additionally a part of a band that goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also their lead singer and guitarist