CTV News Investigative Reporter / Anchor
As a lead investigative reporter, Mi-Jung has uncovered how one “natural health doctor” claimed she can cure cancer. She and her team have also done hidden camera investigations into problems with the government’s system of protecting problem gamblers. Other stories include concerns about food handling in a major grocery chain, the latest trends in fertility treatment and the debate over the future of our garbage.
Lee was also the anchor and producer of CTV News at 11:30 from 2001 to 2010. She won numerous awards including the 2006 RTNDA National Award for Best Spot News coverage of a mudslide that wiped out part of a North Vancouver neighbourhood in the winter of 2006. She has also won the BC Association of Broadcasters award for best breaking news coverage for the forest fires in 2003.
She began her broadcast career in 1990 as a reporter and part-time anchor on Victoria’s CHEK-TV. She joined BCTV in 1992 where she produced and anchored News Hour Final: Weekend at 11:30 pm. At BCTV, she was nominated for a Jack Webster Award for Best TV Reporting in BC for a series of exclusive stories she broke on a Native foster child.
In 1998, she joined Vancouver Television as the co-anchor of VTV Live at 6. She also anchored and co-produced VTV News at 5, a program that included a daily live interview segment. In 2000, she was nominated for a Leo Award for Best TV Anchor. In 2008, she hosted Canada AM: Western edition.
Born in Choon Chun, South Korea, she has lived in Vancouver since she was four. She majored in English Literature at the University of British Columbia. After obtaining her Bachelor of Arts degree from UBC she attended Ryerson University and graduated with a Bachelor of Applied Arts degree in Journalism.
In 2008, Mi-Jung travelled to Brazil as an ambassador for World Vision’s Vancouver Campaign for Children. She continues to volunteer with several local charities and organizations.
She enjoys spending time with her husband and two sons.