Peter Lion had been inclined towards writing from 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 perfected when after enrolling in the Notre Dame High School in Connecticut he started 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 published his very first magazine article in the Hartford Magazine before he graduated with his journalism degree.
He entered into the television business before he had completed his college. A few months before graduation, Peter Lion took up employment with WTNH-TV as a 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 field snapped up this chance to gain an entry and also to create a foothold in the news and tv industry.
He mastered the ropes quickly, comprehending the technicalities of the workings of a 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 worked 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 love for writing pulled him back to his home state as part of a little television station start up.
He joined this team as a director and a technical director with the 10 PM news cast, that was to become the very first within the state. He grabbed this chance of showcasing 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 build the show from scratch.
Peter Lion relocated to Pittsburg and joined KADA TV after completing a couple of years in this start-up. In his stint in this television network, he exploited the various elements of his talent and worked as a weather anchor, announcer, news producer, feature producer and director. It had been throughout 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 was a part of ESPN sports network. Still a part of ESPN, he’s responsible for a number of their shows like Sports Centre and the NFL Draft as part of his position in the organization as a Director. His primary show however, remains, College Gameday.
He has been a 2 time winner of the Emmy awards, although he’s 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.
Apart from 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 as well as guitarist