Jasen Lee
Jasen Lee is a journalist for Deseret News/KSL reporting primarily on business, technology and utilities. Having started in radio, he has reported at KCPW and Metro Networks in Utah as well as WTMJ in Milwaukee and WMAY in Springfield, Ill. In addition, he covers the Utah Jazz along with Utah/BYU football and basketball for the Associated Press and Fox Sports Radio. A native of Chicago, Jasen graduated from the University of Illinois—Urbana-Champaign with a degree in finance and studied broadcasting at Columbia College Chicago. He has been recognized with numerous journalism awards from the Utah Broadcasters Association and the Society of Professional Journalists (Rocky Mountain Region). He lives in Salt Lake County with his wife.
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