Peter Lion was inclined in the direction of writing at a very early age. During his developing upward years in Connecticut he was seen dabbling with poetry and also wrote a number of short stories. His talent within this field was additionally honed when right after joining the Notre Dame High School inside Connecticut he started adding to the actual students school newspaper.
He attempted to make a profession of his enthusiasm for the words and phrases by first getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine write-up in the Hartford Magazine well before he had managed to graduate with his journalism degree.
He ventured into the television industry even before he had finished his college. A few months before graduating, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as being a part tome graphics operator. This particular tv channel had been an affiliate with the ABC network and had been based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, had simply no experience in this field snapped up this opportunity to acquire an access and to generate a foothold in the news and tv sector.
He mastered the actual ropes quickly, comprehending the technical issues of the operation of the television network as well as remained part of this channel for more than a period of 2 years.
He then relocated to Boston and also began working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He worked on a number of projects, his key one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his wish to be in television and also his love for writing pulled him back in his home state as a part of a small tv station start up.
He joined up with this team as being a director and a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the first in the state. He grabbed this opportunity of presenting his expertise and understanding as in his stint within Boston he has had the opportunity of working with a number of accomplished directors. He employed this understanding to build the actual show right from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined up with KADA TV after finishing two years in this start-up. In his stint in this television network, he exploited the various facets 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 for his book titled “The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back in Connecticut and became a part of ESPN sports network. Even now an integral part of ESPN, he is in charge for a number of their particular shows including Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position in the organization as being a Director. His primary show nevertheless, continues to be, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 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 very first Emmy with regard to his work in Sports Centre and received his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Aside from doing work, Peter Lion is presently working on his second book. He is additionally part of a band which goes by the name of “Cheaper than Therapy” and is also their lead singer and guitarist