Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing at a very early age. Throughout his maturing years in Connecticut he was seen dabbling in poetry and also wrote a number of short stories. His talent in this field was further perfected when after enrolling in the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started contributing to the students school newspaper.
He got down to create a career of his passion with the words by first acquiring a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his very first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine before he had graduated with his journalism degree.
He ventured to the television business before he had completed his college. A couple of months before graduation, Peter Lion took up a job with WTNH-TV as a 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 field snapped up this opportunity to gain an entry and also to create a foothold in the news and television industry.
He mastered the ropes rapidly, comprehending the technicalities in the workings of the television network and remained a part of the channel for over a period of two years.
Then he transferred to Boston and started working together 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 and his love for writing pulled him back in his home state as part of a small television station start-up.
He signed up with this team as a director as well as a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to be the first in the state. He grabbed this chance of showcasing his talent and knowledge as in his stint in Boston he has had the opportunity of working with several accomplished directors. He used this understanding to build the show from the beginning.
Peter Lion moved to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV after completing two years in this start up. As part of his stint with this television network, he exploited the various elements of his expertise and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It was throughout his stint at KADA-TV that Peter Lion found inspiration for his book titled The American St. Nick”.
Then he moved back in Connecticut and was a part of ESPN sports network. Still a part of ESPN, he is responsible for a number of their shows like Sports Centre as well as the NFL Draft in his position within the organization as a Director. His main show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a two time winner of the Emmy awards, even though he’s been nominated many times 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.
Besides working, Peter Lion is presently focusing on his second book. He is additionally a part of a band that goes by the name of Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer and guitarist