Peter Lion was inclined towards writing at a very young age. During 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 soon began contributing to the students school newspaper.
He set out to make a career of his passion with the words first by getting a degree in Journalism from the Southern Connecticut State University. He published his first magazine article inside the Hartford Magazine before he graduated with his journalism degree.
He entered to the television business even before he’d finished his college. A couple of months before graduation, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as part time graphics operator. This television channel was an associate of the ABC network and was based out of New Haven. Peter Lion though, didn’t have knowledge of this industry snapped up this opportunity to get an entry and to create a foothold in the news and television industry.
He mastered the ropes quickly, understanding the technicalities in the workings of the television network and remained a part of the channel for more than a time period of two 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. However, his desire to be in television with the exceptional love for writing pulled him back in his home state as a part of a small television station start up.
He joined this team as a director as well as a technical director for the 10 PM news cast, which was to be the first in the state. He grabbed this chance of exhibiting his talent and knowledge as with his stint in Boston he has had the capacity of working with several accomplished directors. He used this understanding to develop the show from the beginning.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV after completing two years in this start-up. In his stint with this television network, he exploited the many facets of his talent 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 an integral part of ESPN, he’s in charge of a variety of their shows such as Sports Centre and 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 in the Emmy awards, even though he has been nominated frequently for his contribution 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 2nd book. He’s additionally a part of a band that goes by the name of Cheaper than Therapy” and is its lead singer and guitarist