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Jiwon Lee

Jiwon Lee (J.W. Lee) is a screenwriter with a background in journalism. She has worked in TV and print (MacNeil/Lehrer, PBS, CBS, Time, WSJ) and in both short and long form; her credits include emmy-winning documentaries (MacNeil/Lehrer) and show producing live broadcasts (WSJ TV/what is now CNBC). She holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania and from the Wharton Business School and focused mostly in financial news. She has also contributed to CNN and New York Magazine.

Recently, she has switched to dramatic writing. Her debut TV pilot was shortlisted for the BAFTA Rocliffe Best New Drama award and she is one of this years Channel 4 Screenwriters.