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Isaac Lee

Isaac Lee is a journalist, entrepreneur, and film & television producer. He is the founder of EXILE, a media company acquiring and developing premium original content for audiences across the U.S. and Latin America. Previously, Lee served as the Chief Content Officer for Televisa, the #1 Spanish media company, and Univision.

For almost 8 years, Isaac ran the news department at Univision. Prior to this he founded AnimalPolitico, the leading political and investigative news site in Mexico.  He also founded and led PageOne Media, publisher of PODER magazine in the US, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Venezuela, which was sold in 2006.

At 25 Lee he was appointed editor-in-chief of Cromos, the oldest magazine in Latin America; at 26 he was editor-in-chief of Semana, Colombia’s most influential magazine.

Lee produced the feature film Paraíso Travel, three seasons of El Chapo for Netflix, as well as the TVE mini-series Operación Jaque, which was nominated for an International Emmy. He made the first deal with Amazon in Mexico and has developed five series for Netflix. Lee has also produced several documentaries, including the award-winning documentary Science Fair (NatGeo), Outpost (HBO), Residente (Netflix) and Jaque (NatGeo).

Lee is a Board Member of the Associated Press, the Committee to Protect Journalists, Columbia Journalism Review, the University of Chicago’s Institute of Politics, and the Hirshhorn Museum. He is an Advisory Board Member for the Peabody Awards and an active member of the Council on Foreign Relations.

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