Lisa Lee is currently serving as Senior Vice President of Creative and Content Production. However, it is saddened to learn that the iconic TV journalist and producer has passed away. Lisa Lee died on August 21, 2021.
Who is Lisa Lee? Biography, Net Worth
Lisa Lee was a native of Cabot, Arkansas. (Cabot is the largest city in Lonoke County, Arkansas, United States, and a suburb of Little Rock.) Lisa Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and English from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. She also earned a master’s degree in broadcast journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in Chicago.
Lee recently authored the book This Is Country: A Backstage Pass to the Academy of Country Music Awards, which celebrates the 50th anniversary of the ACM Awards. The book was published by Insight Editions and is available nationwide.
Lisa Lee and I grew up together in this business, says Kenny Chesney. Kenny Chesney Country music star, he his devastated as he mourn “his sweet friend”. He continued, “She was a tv reporter, producer, writer and big executive She covered my heroes and my friends, she wrote about me and my mother, She truly cared about country music – and I absolutely cared about her. Good-bye, my sweet friend.”
Lisa Lee and I grew up together in this business. She was a tv reporter, producer, writer and big executive She covered my heroes and my friends, she wrote about me and my mother, She truly cared about country music – and I absolutely cared about her.
Good-bye, my sweet friend. pic.twitter.com/5D4ptvzsIs
— Kenny Chesney (@KennyC8hesney_) August 22, 2021
Lisa Lee joined Academy of Country Music in 2007 and she has helped establish and grow an in-house creative and video production department.
Before joining the Academy staff, Lee got her start in the Country Music industry as an entertainment journalist, spending 10 years in Nashville as an on-air reporter for CMT, CMT.com, country.com and the former TNN, reporting on events across the United States and in England, Japan, Canada and Switzerland. She moved to Los Angeles in 2004 as the Hollywood correspondent and West Coast news bureau chief for the weekly show CMT Insider, covering music, movies and television.
Lisa was a former Hollywood Correspondent, CMT Insider at MTV Networks/CMT and also a former reporter at TNN/Ji, Owens & Associates. She studied broadcast journalism/English at the University of Arkansas.