Peter Lion had been keen towards writing from a really early age. All through his developing up years within Connecticut he was observed dabbling with poetry as well as wrote numerous short tales. His talent within this discipline had been additionally honed when after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he began contributing to the actual students school newspaper.
He attempted to make a career involving his enthusiasm for the words by first getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He released his very first magazine write-up within the Hartford Magazine before he had managed to graduate with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the tv business even before he had finished his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This television channel had been an affiliate of the ABC network and also had been centered out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had no experience in this discipline snapped up this particular opportunity to gain an entry as well as to generate a foothold within the news and tv industry.
He learned the actual ropes quickly, comprehending the technicalities of the workings of a tv network as well as remained a part of the channel for more than a period of two years.
Then he moved to Boston and began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He handled a number of assignments, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. However, his wish to be within television and his love for writing pulled him back in his home state as part of a tiny tv station start-up.
He joined up with this team as being a director and also a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the first in the state. He grabbed the opportunity of presenting his expertise as well as understanding as in his stint within Boston he has had the opportunity of working together with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this kind of understanding to build the show from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and also joined KADA TV right after completing two years with this start up. During his stint in this television network, he milked the many areas of his talent as well as functioned as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been in the course of his stint with KADA-TV that Peter Lion discovered inspiration with regard to his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
He then moved back to 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 through his position within the organization as a Director. His primary show nevertheless, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he’s already been nominated many times with regard to his contribution in the television industry. He got his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre as well as acquired his subsequent Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart 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 also their lead singer and guitar player