Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing from a very early age. All through his growing up years within Connecticut he was observed dabbling with poetry as well as authored a number of short tales. His talent in this discipline was additionally honed when right after joining the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he began contributing to the students school newspaper.
He set out to make a profession of his enthusiasm for the words by means of initially obtaining a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate along with his journalism degree.
He ventured in to the tv business even before he had finished 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 had been an affiliate with the ABC network and had been centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience within this discipline snapped up this particular chance to acquire an entry and to generate a foothold in the news and tv industry.
He learned the ropes swiftly, comprehending the technicalities of the operation of a television network and remained a part of this channel for more than a period of two years.
Then he moved to Boston and also began working with WSBK as being a Technical Director. He handled a number of projects, his key one remaining the Boston Red Sox Baseball as well as Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his desire to be within television and his love for penning pulled him back in his home state as a part of a tiny television station start-up.
He joined up with this particular team as a director and also a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, which was to become the first in the state. He snapped up this opportunity of showcasing his expertise and knowledge as in his stint within Boston he has acquired the ability of working with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this kind of understanding to create the show right from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV right after completing two years in this start-up. During his stint with this television network, he milked the many facets of his talent and worked as being a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It had been in the course of his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found motivation for his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back to Connecticut and also became part of ESPN sports network. Still an integral part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows such as Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position within the organization as being a Director. His main show nevertheless, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, although he has already been nominated many times with regard to his contribution in the television industry. He received his very first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre as well as acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Aside from working, Peter Lion is presently working on his next book. He is also part of a band which goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer as well as guitar player