Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing at a really early age. During his developing upward years in Connecticut he had been observed dabbling with poetry and also wrote a number of short stories. His talent within this discipline was additionally perfected when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he began adding to the students school newspaper.
He set out to make a profession of his passion for the words by means of initially getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine well before he had managed to graduate along with his journalism degree.
He embarked into the television industry also just before he had completed his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This television channel was an affiliate with the ABC network and also was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience within this discipline grabbed this particular chance to gain an entry and to create a foothold within the news and tv sector.
He learned the rules quickly, understanding the particular technical issues on the workings of the television network and continued to be a part of the tv channel for over a period of two years.
He then moved to Boston and began working with WSBK as 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 desire to be in television and also his love for writing pulled him back to his home state as part of a small television station start-up.
He joined up with this team as a director and also a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the very first within the state. He grabbed this chance of presenting his talent and understanding as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working together with several accomplished directors. He employed this kind of understanding to build the actual show from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV after finishing 2 years with this start-up. During his stint with this television network, he milked the many areas 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 named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back in Connecticut and became a part of ESPN sports network. Even now a part of ESPN, he is in charge for a number of their particular shows including Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position within the corporation as being a Director. His primary show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he’s been nominated frequently for his contribution within 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 currently working on his second book. He is also part of a music group which goes by the title of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer and guitarist