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Greg Lee Biography
Greg Lee is the 19th President of the National Association of Black Journalists and the senior assistant sports editor of the Boston Globe. He joined the Globe in 2004 as the section’s Sunday editor, leading the paper to three Associated Press Sports Editors Top Ten Sunday Section awards. He later became the second-ranking editor of the section in 2008, with duties of managing reporters and leading the section’s daily coverage.
Greg Lee Age
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Greg Lee Early Life
He grew up in New Mexico and is a 1996 graduate of Xavier University of New Orleans, Louisiana. In addition, he was an intern at The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn., as part of the Sports Journalism Institute, and an intern at Florida Today in Melbourne, Fla., as part of the Chips Quinn Program.
Greg Lee Career
Lee has served as the executive sports editor of the South Florida Sun-Sentinel since September of 2012. He leads the newspaper’s coverage of four professional teams in South Florida, including the Miami Heat, coverage of the state’s college programs, more than 300 high schools and the paper’s digital efforts in sports.
Lee has also led the section’s diversity efforts in securing talented members to join its ranks. The Globe’s sports section boasts one of the most diverse sections in the nation, earning him a reputation in helping the paper secure talented journalists of color.
He was also at the Boston Globe, where he was the senior assistant sports editor, managing reporters and leading the section’s daily coverage for eight years. In 2008, Lee led the section’s coverage of the Boston Celtics’ championship run and its first NBA title in 20 years. He served the Globe as it’s lead on-site editor at the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.
Before moving to the Globe, Lee was an editor at The Washington Post, where he held a number of positions during his five-year tenure. Lee also worked at the Times-Picayune in New Orleans as a copy editor, later advancing to slot editor. While there, he was responsible for designing the sports section and running the sports desk. Also throughout his college years, he worked as an editorial assistant in the sports department for the Times-Picayune. He graduated from Xavier University in New Orleans in 1996.
Lee is the 19th president of the National Association of Black Journalists and has served the organization in other capacities. He is also co-director of the Sports Journalism Institute, an annual nine-week training and internship program for college students interested in sports journalism careers.