Peter Lion was keen in the direction of writing at a very early age. All through his growing up years within Connecticut he was observed dabbling in poetry as well as authored numerous short tales. His talent in this field was further honed when right after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he began adding to the actual students school newspaper.
He set out to make a profession involving 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 first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He embarked in to the television industry even before he had completed his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This television channel was an affiliate of the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion although, had simply no experience within this field grabbed this particular opportunity to gain an access and to create a foothold in the news and tv sector.
He learned the rules swiftly, understanding the technical issues of the operation of a television network and remained a part of the channel for over a period of 2 years.
He then relocated to Boston and started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on a number of assignments, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his desire to be within television and his love for penning pulled him back to his home state as a part of a tiny television station start up.
He joined this particular team as a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the first in the state. He snapped up this chance of showcasing his expertise and knowledge as in his stint within Boston he has had the ability of working with several accomplished directors. He employed this understanding to build the show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and also joined up with KADA TV right after finishing 2 years with this start-up. During his stint in this tv network, he exploited the many areas of his expertise as well as functioned as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and also director. It was during his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration with regard to his book named “The American St. Nick”.
Then he transferred back in Connecticut and became part of ESPN sports network. Still a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their particular shows such as Sports Centre and the NFL Draft in his position within the organization 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 has been nominated many times with regard to his contribution in the television industry. He received his first Emmy with regard to his work within Sports Centre as well as acquired his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Aside from doing work, Peter Lion is currently focusing on his next book. He is also part of a band that goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is their lead singer as well as guitar player