Dr. Lee's current research interests pertain to disaster coverage in broadcast media, persuasion strategy of the political campaign, the media content effect, and public broadcasting license fees.
- Doctor of Philosophy, Mass Communication, Incheon National University
- Master of Arts, Media Communications, Academy of Art University
- Bachelor of Arts, English-Korean Interpretation and Translation, Hankuk University of Foreign Studies
- Commercial Pilot, Aviation, Riverside Flight School
Dr. June-Young Lee is a media specialist and communication lecturer with a major broadcast journalism career and a commercial pilot instrument rated. He began his journalism career as a city desk reporter with KNN in Busan, Korea, in 2011. Also, he produced and hosted an investigative reporting program, ‘Into the World with June-Young Lee,’ covering illegal oil sales, mobile business touting, useless bike paths, etc.
After two years, Dr. Lee moved to Channel A in Seoul, Korea, and worked as a city desk reporter. His investigations focused on government and business corruption. He joined the Dong-Ah Daily Newspaper & Channel A task force team for cabinet candidate verification and reported on the moral hazard of candidates. He produced a series of reports on tax evasion linked to former presidents of Korea: Doo-Hwan Chun & Tae-Woo Roh and leaders of conglomerates such as CJ and SK. As a business desk reporter, June-Young had written about safety issues of airlines in Korea – Asiana Airlines ignoring safety warnings & Korean Air’s ‘nut rage’ scandal.
Dr. Lee also worked for YTN as a city desk reporter and producer for three years. He operated the control room and directed staff for a daily news show titled NEWSTONG as the leading producer. Since 2021, he has worked for the University of Utah Asia Campus in Songdo, Incheon, Korea as the Assistant Professor of Journalism at the Department of Communication.