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.