117 // Eric Lee // Photojournalist // McDonald's #WeAreAPA Series
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Eric Lee, a photojournalist based in Washington DC, joins Jerry to share his unique Asian American journey, how he fell in love with using his camera to share stories, and what he has learned working on the McDonald's #WeAreAPA Series. Eric shared the photos and stories of Sumni, Kana Hatekeyama, Sapna Pandya, and Carolyn & Andrew Chin. Check out the entire series on our Instagram @DearAsianAmericans

Meet Eric
Eric Lee is a freelance photojournalist based in Washington, D.C. He is interested in covering stories revolving around identity, community, and resilience. His work has appeared in The Atlantic, Bloomberg, The Intercept, National Geographic, New York Magazine, New Yorker, NPR, ProPublica, Reuters, The Washington Post, and more. A native New Yorker, earned his B.A. in film studies at Gettysburg College in 2015. Eric graduated with a master’s degree in new media photojournalism at the Corcoran School of Arts and Design during the COVID-19 pandemic in May 2020. Eric is a member of NPPA, Diversify Photo, and AAJA. (Source: ericlee.co)

Connect with Eric
Web: ericlee.co
Instagram: @itselee
Twitter: @erjlee

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