Alex Lee is a writer, comedian, actor, and television presenter with a background in journalism. She is a writer/presenter on ABC TV’s The Checkout. Alex’s other television credits include The Chaser’s Election Desk, The Roast, Media Circus, Story Club, and The Feed. In 2017, she starred in the sold-out debut production of Single Asian Female at the La Boite Theatre. After graduating from the University of Sydney, Alex worked as a journalist, producer. and newsreader on ABC News 24, and was a member of the Federal Parliamentary Press Gallery as political reporter for BuzzFeed Australia. She has co-hosted Triple J Breakfast with Veronica Milsom for International Women’s Day and is a regular comedy guest on the Triple J Drive program, and the Free To A Good Home podcast. 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 is a member of the Improv Theatre Sydney ensemble, and has performed in Soap Opera, Celebrity Theatresports and the Cranston Cup at Sydney’s Enmore Theatre. Alex can be seen onstage several nights a week at The Chaser’s Giant Dwarf Theatre, performing in a variety of shows including Story Club, Soap Opera, ITS Smackdown, Yarramadoon Public School Debate Night, and Nailed It. She also plays Dungeons and Dragons live on stage as the half-orc Philge in the hit comedy podcast Dragon Friends, which has twice sold out shows at PAX Australia and has over 5000 subscribers worldwide.
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