Resume

Joon Lee

Emailheyjoonlee@gmail.com || Twitter: @iamjoonlee || Instagram: @iamjoonlee

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Currently

  • Staff Writer – Bleacher Report, B/R MagJanuary 2017 – Present
    • Reported B/R Mag features on wide-range of subjects, from basketball to baseball to football to the Olympics to fashion. Wrote quick-turn news pieces on sports-culture crossover.

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Previously

  • Sports Intern  The Washington Post – June 2016 – August 2016
    • Reported and pitched feature stories on topics including Olympic rifling and the Washington Nationals. Wrote news and statistical analysis posts for section’s sports blogs. Worked on deadline at on-site events, including NFL training camp, baseball games and PGA Tournaments. Twice led the Sports section in print.
  • Host / Producer – Doing It For Bartolo (Podcast)December 2015 – June 2016
    • Hosted weekly podcast for The Hardball Times interviewing notable media figures in news, sports and pop culture. Booked guests such as Peter Gammons, Red Sox president Sam Kennedy, Sports Illustrated’s Tom Verducci, ESPN’s Buster Olney, CNN’s John Berman and The Ringer’s Shea Serrano. Edited and mixed each episode.
  • Assistant Sports Editor – Cornell Daily Sun – March 2015 – March 2016
    • Covered the Cornell men’s hockey, football and baseball teams. Responsible for attending games, interviewing players and coaches, writing recaps, features and previews for publication in Cornell’s student newspaper. Responsible for staff of 20 writers by coordinating communication, assist with writing development, ensuring deadlines are met. Developed, managed and launched newspaper’s sports blog, Full Court Press.
  • Staff Writer – Over The Monster / SB Nation – October 2013 – May 2016
    • Wrote columns, feature and news stories on the Boston Red Sox for SB Nation’s Red Sox blog. Organized and conducted interviews with baseball players and other people around Major League Baseball. Contributed to SB Nation’s morning newsletter on biweekly basis.
  • Intern – WEEI.com – May 2014 – August 2014
    • Covered the Boston Red Sox with beat writers Rob Bradford and Alex Speier. Wrote sidebar, feature and recap articles. Helped cover minor league baseball. Authored 131 bylines, broke a major league transaction story.
  • Sports Intern – Boston Herald – June 2011 – August 2013
    • Covered the Red Sox beat with Michael Silverman and Scott Lauber during the summer of 2013. Wrote briefs published in the newspaper and the Red Sox blog.

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Awards

  • Quill & Dagger Senior Honor Society – Cornell University
  • Der Hexenkreis (Mortar Board) Senior Honor Society – Cornell University
  • Chips Quinn Scholar for Diversity in Journalism, 2016
  • Boston.com 75 Best Twitter Follows in Boston Sports – 2015
  • Jerome A. Nachman Writing Contest – Honorable Mention, 2014
  • Al Neuharth Free Spirit Journalism Scholarship, 2012

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Skills

Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Lightroom, WordPress, Squarespace, Medium, HTML, SLR Photography, Video Shooting, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Premiere

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Education

  • Cornell University – Bachelor of Science, Communication – 2014-2017
  • Boston University – 2013 – 2014

 

 



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