Stephen Lee
A senior broadcast journalist with more than 20 years experience working in leading newsrooms in the UK and Australia as a producer, presenter and reporter.

About Stephen Lee

Stephen has a wealth of broadcasting experience in TV and radio newsrooms both in the UK and Australia, including the BBC, ITV, GMTV, Sky News, Network Ten, SBS and Reuters TV.

He is currently a freelance journalist in Sydney, working on World News Australia at SBS and at Thomson Reuters, covering Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific region.
For ten years, Stephen was a popular face of ITV News in the UK, presenting daily news programmes and bulletins, as well as being a TV reporter. He has pioneered online news, digital programme delivery, social media and viewer interactivity. He’s been involved in media training, award ceremonies and event hosting. His voiceover work includes being selected as a voice of the BT national telephone network in the UK.

Stephen is also a registered Sydney Marriage Celebrant with the Australian Government and you can find out more at Stephen Lee Celebrancy.


"Stephen is an outstanding colleague and team player. A first class journalist with a matchless energy, tenacity and flair and a determination to constantly find new and innovative ways of improving the output. In the process he’s always friendly, unfailingly polite and very supportive to this around him, whatever his own workload."

Neil Thompson, Managing Editor, ITV Transformation, ITV

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