Peter Lion had been inclined in the direction of writing from a really early age. During his growing up years within Connecticut he had been observed dabbling in poems as well as authored numerous short tales. His talent within this discipline had been further honed when after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he began contributing to the actual students school newspaper.
He set out to make a career of his enthusiasm for the words by means of initially obtaining a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine well before he had managed to graduate with his journalism degree.
He embarked into the television industry even before he had completed his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as a part tome graphics operator. This television channel had been an affiliate of the ABC network and also had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience in this discipline grabbed this particular opportunity to gain an entry and to create a foothold in the news and tv industry.
He learned the actual ropes quickly, understanding the technicalities of the workings of a tv network as well as remained a part of the tv channel for more than a period of 2 years.
Then he moved to Boston and began working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He worked on several projects, his key one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his desire to be in television and his love for penning pulled him back to his home state as part of a small television station start-up.
He joined this team as being a director and also a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the first in the state. He snapped up the chance of presenting his talent and understanding as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the opportunity of working with a number of accomplished directors. He used this kind of understanding to build the show from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV after finishing two years with this start up. During his stint in this television network, he exploited the various areas of his expertise as well as worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been during his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration with regard to his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back to Connecticut and grew to become a part of ESPN sports network. Even now an integral 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 organization as being a Director. His primary show nevertheless, continues to be, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he’s been nominated many times for his contribution within the television industry. He got his first Emmy with regard to his work within Sports Centre and acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from doing work, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his next book. He is additionally a part of a music group that goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer as well as guitarist