Peter Lion had been keen towards writing at a really early age. All through his growing up years within Connecticut he was seen dabbling in poems and also wrote a number of short stories. His skill within this discipline was further perfected when right after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he began contributing to the actual students school newspaper.
He set out to create a career of his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by means of first getting a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine article within the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the tv industry also just before he had completed his college. A few months prior to graduating, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This television channel was an affiliate of the ABC network and also was centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience in this discipline grabbed this chance to gain an entry and to create a foothold within the news and tv industry.
He learned the rules swiftly, understanding the particular technical issues of the operation of a television network and remained part of the tv channel for over a period of 2 years.
He then relocated to Boston and also started working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He handled 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 his love for penning pulled him back in his home state as part of a tiny television channel start up.
He joined up with this particular team as a director and also a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the very first within the state. He grabbed the chance of showcasing his expertise as well as understanding as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the ability of working with several accomplished directors. He used this understanding to build the actual show right from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV right after finishing 2 years with this start-up. During his stint in this television network, he milked the many facets of his expertise and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It was during his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found motivation for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back to Connecticut and became a part of ESPN sports network. Still 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 through his position in the organization as a Director. His primary show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, although he has 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 and acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Aside from doing work, Peter Lion is currently focusing on his next book. He is additionally a part of a band that goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer as well as guitar player