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May Lee has been a broadcast journalist/host for 30 years as both a US based and
international anchor, host, correspondent and producer. Most recently, May partnered with NextShark, the leading Asian online news source, to launch “The May Lee Show”, a podcast/video program focused on Asian American issues and stories.
Prior to the new project, May was the LA-based correspondent for international network CGTNAmerica. She covered a vast range of stories throughout Southern California and beyond
including the historic wildfires, the Oscars and Golden Globes, the presidential election, the “Me Too” movement and the U.S.-China trade war.
May is also the founder and CEO of Lotus Media House, a media company that she started in
Singapore and produced original programs including “The May Lee Show”, the first pan-Asia talk show for women, as well as providing media consulting and training.
Since 2018, May has been an Adjunct Professor at USC’s Annenberg School for Communication
May’s international experience as a broadcast journalist and entrepreneur is extensive. In 2004
she joined CNBC Asia based in Singapore as the primary anchor. May also was the primary anchor for CNN International out of Hong Kong from 1997 to 2000. She anchored two nightly, programs as well as the weekend magazine show, “Inside Asia”. Before transferring to Hong Kong, May was the correspondent for CNN in Tokyo.
Following May’s adventures in Japan and Hong Kong, she returned to the U.S. and joined the
dynamic new women’s network, Oxygen Media, founded by Oprah Winfrey. She was the co-host
of the flagship show “Pure Oxygen” and the host and executive producer of the adventure
travel show, “Trippin’ Out with May Lee”.
May is a graduate of Mills College in Oakland, CA where she attained her BA in communications. May is the author of “MAY LEE, LIVE AND IN PERSON. It all begins with Passion”, published by John Wiley & Sons and Random House Korea.
Job Title: Host of the May Lee Show
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