Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing at a very early age. Throughout his growing up years in Connecticut he was seen dabbling in poetry and also wrote a number of short stories. His talent in this field was further honed when after enrolling in the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he soon began contributing to the students school newspaper.
He got down to make a career of his passion with the words first by getting a degree in Journalism through the Southern Connecticut State University. He printed his first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He entered to the television business before he’d completed his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as part time graphics operator. This television channel was an associate with the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, didn’t have knowledge of this industry snapped up this chance to get an entry and to develop a foothold in the news and tv industry.
He mastered the ropes quickly, comprehending the technicalities of the workings of the television network and remained a part of the channel for over a time period of 2 years.
He then moved to Boston and started working with WSBK as a Technical Director. He labored on several projects, his major one being the Boston Red Sox Baseball and Boston Bruins Hockey. Nevertheless, his desire to be in television with the exceptional passion for writing pulled him back in his home state as part of a little television station start up.
He joined this team to be a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, which was to become the first within the state. He grabbed this opportunity of exhibiting his talent and knowledge as in his stint in Boston he’s had the opportunity of working with several accomplished directors. He used this understanding to develop the show from scratch.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV after completing a couple of years in this start-up. As part of his stint with this television network, he exploited the many elements of his expertise and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been during his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book titled The American St. Nick”.
He then moved back to Connecticut and became a part of ESPN sports network. Still an integral part of ESPN, he’s in charge of a variety of their shows like Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft as part of his position within the organization as a Director. His primary show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he’s been nominated frequently for his contribution while in the television industry. He got his first Emmy for his work in Sports Centre and received his second Emmy for the show NFL countdown.
Apart from working, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his 2nd book. He is also a part of a band that goes by the name of Cheaper than Therapy” and is also its lead singer and guitarist