Ian Lee Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, CBS, Salary and Net Worth

Ian Lee is an American award-winning journalist working as a CBS News correspondent based in London, where he reports for CBS News.

Ian Lee Profile

Ian Lee is an American Emmy award-winning news reporter and host working for CBS. He joined CBS News in March 2019. Before that, he worked for CNN.

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Ian Lee Career

Lee serves at CBS as a CBS News correspondent based in London, where he reports for CBS News, CBS Newspath, and CBSN. Lee, who has joined CBS News covering big world stories, has won a variety of top awards in journalism, including Emmy, Peabody, and the Tom Renner Investigative Reporters and Editors Fellowship. He has written widely in the Middle East, Europe, and East Asia.

Prior to CBS, he was a CNN reporter based in Jerusalem. Lee joined CNN in 2011 while living in Egypt, where he covered the country’s revolt and the 2013 coup. He has commented on the civil wars in Syria and Libya, addressing all sides of the conflict. In 2011, he was wounded as the rebels tried to control Sirte, the last stronghold of Libyan leader Muammar Al Gaddafi, when the RPG detonated next to him, killing a local paramedic.

In 2014, Lee was blamed for the seven-week war in Gaza. He was the first foreign journalist to join Turkey after a botched coup attempt in 2016. His job has also driven him to discuss the tensions on the Korean Peninsula and the terrorist attacks in London. In 2017, Lee traveled to Jerusalem for CNN to cover coverage in Israel and the Palestinian Territories. His experience involved exclusive reports for the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF), the Palestinian Armed Forces, and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ). He was the first journalist to gain access from IDF to cross the Hezbollah tunnels bordering Israel from Lebanon. It was also granted unique access by the PIJ to tunnels and weapons used to attack Israel.

Before joining CNN, he worked as a multimedia correspondent for the local Egyptian newspaper “The Daily News Egypt” and covered the events leading up to the Arab Spring. During that time, he was also a freelance video journalist for Time magazine and also spent a year as a producer for Reuters. In 2008, he received a Fulbright Scholarship in Egypt, where he studied local media and Arabic. Mentioning education, Lee is a 2007 graduate of the Walter Cronkite School of Media and Mass Communications at Arizona State University.

Ian Lee AgeĀ 

Lee was born in 1984 in Lander, Wyoming, United States (he is 37 years old as of 2021.) It is however not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Quick Facts About Ian Lee

Full Name Ian James Lee
Age 37 years old as of 2021
Nationality American
Spouse Holly Dagres
Net Worth $1 Million – $5 Million

Ian Lee Height

Lee stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Ian Lee Family

Information regarding Ian Lee’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Ian Lee Wife

Lee is a married man. He is married to Holly Dagres. The couple met in Cairo, Egypt, and married on July 1, 2016, in a private ceremony on a ranch in Wyoming.

Ian Lee Salary

Being one of the top reporters for CBS, Lee earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.

Ian Lee’s Net Worth

Lee has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a journalist.

Ian Lee CBS News

At CBS News Lee works alongside;

  1. Jeffrey Pegues
  2. Jamie Yuccas
  3. Susan Zirinsky
  4. Mireya Villarreal
  5. Bill Whitaker
  6. Holly Williams
  7. Omar Villafranca
  8. Peter Van Sant
  9. Imtiaz Tyab
  10. Jonathan Vigliotti
  11. Tracy Smith
  12. Susan Spencer
  13. Bob Schieffer
  14. Serena Altschul
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