Alex Lee

Alex Lee

Alex Lee is a TV presenter, writer and actor with a background in live comedy and journalism.

She can currently be seen each week as a host of The Feed on SBS, appearing live in-studio and across pre-recorded sketch segments. Those sketches saw The Feed’s comedy team win the 2020 Australian Writers Guild Award for Comedy – Sketch and Light Entertainment. She also wrote and presented the documentary series Fear Itself and comedy series The Insight Audition Tapes which can be seen on SBS on Demand.

Alex was a writer and presenter on ABC TV’s The Checkout, The Chaser’s Election Desk, The Roast and Saturday Night Rove (Channel 10) and has also appeared on Media Circus (ABC), Story Club (ABC2), The Other Guy (Stan) and The Letdown (Netflix). Prior to that Alex worked as a journalist, producer and newsreader on ABC News and as a political reporter for BuzzFeed.

She starred in the hit play Single Asian Female by Michelle Law at La Boite in 2017 and Belvoir St Theatre in 2018. She also plays Dungeons and Dragons live on stage as the half-orc Philge in the cult comedy podcast Dragon Friends, with regular sold-out shows at the Comedy Store, and has toured to Los Angeles, Seattle, Melbourne and Adelaide, with weekly streams on Twitch.

Alex has written and starred in sketch, stand-up and improv shows in the Sydney and Melbourne international comedy festivals, including her solo show I’m Eating Peanut Butter In The Shower Because I’m Sad And You’re Not The Boss Of Me. Her other festival credits include The Annual Sydney Comedy Festival Spelling Bee, Geldwelt, There’s A Ghost In My Cupcake, Bunker 5 and The Delusionists. She has taught sketch comedy writing and is an ensemble member at the Improv Theatre Sydney.

In 2021, Alex will host the news quiz show Win the Week on ABC TV.

Alex Lee

Television

CELEBRITY LETTERS & NUMBERS
Guest. SBS 2021
WIN THE WEEK
Host. ABC 2021
THE FEED (Series 8)
Host / Presenter. SBS 2020
CELEBRITY MASTERMIND
Guest. SBS 2020
THE FEED (Series 7)
Presenter. SBSVICELAND 2019
THE OTHER GUY (Series 2)
Role: Piper. Dir: Gracie Otto, Aquarius Films 2019
SATURDAY NIGHT ROVE
Presenter / Sketch Performer. Roving Operations Pty Ltd 2019
CELEBRITY NAME GAME
Guest. Fremantle Media Australia Pty Limited 2019
BRING BACK…SATURDAY NIGHT (Pilot)
Presenter / Sketch Performer. Roving Operations Pty Ltd 2018
THE FEED (Series 6)
Presenter. SBSVICELAND 2018
DING DONG I’M GAY (Telemovie)
Role: Sweetie. Dir: Sarah Bishop, Wintergarden Pictures 2018
CRAM (Series 1)
Role: Guest. ITV
THE LETDOWN (Series 1)
Role: Ms Jo. Dir: Trent O’Donnell, Giant Dwarf 2017
THE ANGUS PROJECT
Role: Kathy. Dir: Nina Oyama, ABC Fresh Blood 2017
THE CHECKOUT (Series 4, 5 & 6)
Presenter. Dir: Josh Reed & Steven Kirkby, Jigsaw Dwarf 2016-2018
THE CHASER’S ELECTION DESK
Presenter. Dir: Steven Kirkby & Alexandra Nittes, ABC TV & Giant Dwarf 2016
THE CHECKOUT (Series 3)
Guest Presenter. Dir: Josh Reed & Steven Kirkby, Jigsaw Dwarf 2015
STORY CLUB
Role: Guest. Giant Dwarf & ABC2 2015
THE CHASER’S MEDIA CIRCUS (Series 2)
Role: Guest. Dir: Josh Reed & Alexandra Nittes, Giant Dwarf 2015
THE FEED (Series 3)
Role: Guest. Special Broadcasting Service 2015
THE CHASER’S MEDIA CIRCUS (Series 1)
Role: Guest. Dir: Angus Morton & Josh Reed, Giant Dwarf 2014
THE ROAST (Series 3)
Presenter. Dir: Nich Richardson, Hollow Bear Productions 2014
ABC NEWS
Presenter. ABC News 2013-2015

Radio

TRIPLE J DRIVE – Regular Guest, 2016-2017
TRIPLE J BREAKFAST – Girls To The Front Co-Host, 2017

Theatre

SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE
Role: Zoe. Dir: Claire Christian, Belvoir St Theatre 2018
SINGLE ASIAN FEMALE
Role: Zoe. Dir: Claire Christian, La Boite Theatre 2017

Live Shows

GELDWELT
Role: Performer. Sydney Fringe Festival 2015 & Sydney Comedy Festival 2016
I’M EATING PEANUT BUTTER IN THE SHOWER BECAUSE I’M SAD AND YOU’RE NOT THE BOSS OF ME
Role: Performer. Sydney Fringe Festival 2012 & Sydney Comedy Festival 2013
THERE’S A GHOST IN MY CUPCAKE
Role: Performer. MICF 2010
BUNKER 5
Role: Performer. MICF & Belvoir Downstairs Theatre 2009
THE DELUSIONISTS IN EVERYTHING THAT EVER HAPPENED EVER
Role: Performer. MICF 2008
THE DELUSIONISTS
Role: Performer. MICF 2007, Big Laugh Comedy Festival 2007 & World’s Funniest Island 2009

Podcasts

DRAGON FRIENDS
Stream of Annihilation Seattle. Sydney Fringe Festival 2015-2017
FREE TO A GOOD HOME
Regular Guest. 2014-2017

Writing

SATURDAY NIGHT ROVE                               
Roving Operations Pty Ltd 2019
BRING BACK…SATURDAY NIGHT (Pilot)       
Roving Operations Pty Ltd 2018
THE FEED (Series 6)                                       
SBSVICELAND 2018
THE CHECKOUT (Series 4, 5 & 6)
Dir: Josh Reed & Steven Kirkby, Jigsaw Dwarf 2016-2018
THE CHASER’S ELECTION DESK
Dir: Steven Kirkby & Alexandra Nittes, ABC TV & Giant Dwarf 2016
THE ROAST (Series 3)
Dir: Nich Richardson, Hollow Bear Productions 2014
MICRO NATION
Dir: Andrew Garrick, Network Ten 2012

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