Joi Lee

Journalist, Producer

Joi Lee is an Emmy-nominated producer and multimedia journalist with a background that spans 360 video, virtual reality, short-form documentaries, audio reporting, and photojournalism.  Throughout her career, she has worked with organizations such as Huff Post, Al Jazeera English, and Channel News Asia covering global social issues. Currently, she is the Head of Editorial at Earthrise Studio, where she works on communicating the science behind the climate crisis through human-focused storytelling.

Democratizing storytelling tools and platforms and supporting people to author their own narratives is a core tenet of Joi’s work. She has led workshops worldwide on 360 video storytelling, built award-winning citizen journalism networks at RYOT and Al Jazeera, and has taught as an Adjunct Lecturer at Northwestern University in Qatar on visual journalism. Joi is currently finishing her MSc in Environmental Change and Management at the University of Oxford.