Dominick Lee

Assistant Professor


B.A. in Communications, University of Missouri

Dominick Lee is an Emmy nominated, Edward R. Murrow Award recipient photographer who joined the Journalism School faculty July 2021. He is a proud Mizzou graduate born and raised in Columbia, MO. Lee specializes in shooting video and the creation of transformative, graphical elements utilizing digital editing platforms and a wide array of technical applications. Before coming to the J-school, Lee was a special projects photographer and editor for the morning show at 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. He believes storytelling is at the core of what a journalist does. It is fundamentally an art in which we utilize all forms of communication to share experiences with one another through a common medium. Lee believes that everyone has a story… the question is, how will yours be told?

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Updated: September 14, 2021