Dominick Lee

Assistant Professor


B.A. in Communications, University of Missouri

Areas of Expertise
  • Drone Journalism
  • Television News

Dominick Lee is a talented multimedia specialist who joined the Journalism School faculty July 2021. He is a born-and-raised Columbia native and proud class of ‘10 Mizzou graduate. Lee specializes in video production techniques, which he couples with artistic and compositional editing styles. He’s passionate about creating graphically transformative, visual elements utilizing digital platforms and a wide array of technical applications.

Before coming to the J-school, Lee was a special projects photographer and video editor for the morning show at ABC’s The Denver Channel — KMGH, located in downtown Denver, CO. Formerly, Lee worked as a photojournalist and editor for NBC News Channel 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. His early career began as Chief Photographer for ABC 17 News — KMIZ in Columbia.

Lee holds a collective of Emmy nominations and is a multiple-time Edward R. Murrow Award recipient. Besides working as a night-time supervisory producer in the KOMU 8 Newsroom, Lee is a FAA certified drone pilot and practical professor of the University of Missouri’s Drone Journalism Program.

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Updated: September 19, 2022