Stephen Lee (TV presenter)
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|Employer||SBS World News|
|Known for||Television news presenting and reporting|
|Title||News Presenter and Producer|
Stephen Lee was awarded a postgraduate diploma in Broadcast Journalism from the National Council for the Training of Broadcast Journalists (NCTBJ) in 1992. He studied at Highbury College in Portsmouth.
Stephen Lee started his media career in 1992 at radio station BBC Radio Norfolk as a radio reporter, and progressed to radio newsreader and radio presenter. He presented the breakfast programme "Today in Norfolk", and the drivetime show "Norfolk Tonight", as well as a weekend entertainment show called "Saturday Stretch".
In this period, Stephen was selected by Cellnet to become the voice of its national mobile phone network. He recorded a series of announcements for callers.
He worked briefly for the BBC's regional news programme "Look East" as a Regional Journalist, before moving to the BBC's bi-media base in Cambridge where he worked in both radio and television. He presented and produced the Breakfast Show and also the Drivetime Show.
In October 2007, Stephen was invited by Sarah Brown, the Prime Minister Gordon Brown's wife, to a reception at 10 Downing Street, to represent ITV marking the ITV Carer of the Year Awards, of which he was a judge.
Stephen briefly worked for the 24 hour news channel Sky News Australia before joining Network Ten's Ten News. After 3 years as Supervising Producer of Ten's Morning News, a national news programme broadcast across Australia 0900 to 1000 weekdays, he took charge of the news service for the launch of Ten Breakfast.
Stephen Lee is also a Marriage Celebrant appointed by the Australian Government, able to legally conduct weddings.