May Lee

Correspondent,
CGTN America

Location: Los Angeles

Member Since: 2016

May Lee has been working in the media and communication space around the world for more than 25 years. She is a successful television, radio and online media journalist who has worked as a correspondent, anchor, host and executive producer for major networks and media institutions. She is currently the LA-based correspondent for international network, CGTN America.

May was the first Korean American anchor for CNN, co-host of Oprah Winfrey’s women’s network Oxygen Media and main anchor at CNBC Asia. As a correspondent, she has covered some of history’s most momentous events including the 1997 Handover of Hong Kong, the 911 attack in New York City and several U.S. Presidential elections.

In 2007, May founded Lotus Media House, LLC, a media production and consulting company. It successfully launched “The May Lee Show”, the first pan-Asia talk show for the modern woman of Asia. Lotus Media House also specializes in helping businesses and individuals shape and build powerful and effective communication strategies as well as providing media training and production services.

May is also an adjunct professor at the USC Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.

In the publishing world, May authored the book, “May Lee, Live and in Person. It all begins with Passion” published by John Wiley & Sons. A Korean version of the book was published by Random House Korea.

May holds a B.A. in Communications from Mills College. One of her passions is traveling the world. She has, so far, visited 52 countries and she’s just getting started.