Lee Ann Kim

Lee Ann Kim, Executive Director
San Diego Asian Film Festival

Lee Ann Kim: Honored by San Diego Magazine as one of the Top 50 People to Watch in 2009, Lee Ann Kim is the founding executive director of the San Diego Asian Film Foundation, a nonprofit media arts organization best known for its annual film festival. Lee Ann also worked for nearly 12 years as a news anchor/reporter for KGTV, channel 10 where she earned numerous awards for her journalism including a regional Emmy for investigative reporting.

Lee Ann was recently honored by the San Diego Film Critics Association with the 2011 Kyle Counts Award for her commitment to cinema; the KPBS Hero of the Month for May 2010; San Diego Metropolitan Magazine's Top 40 Under 40 in 2007; as well as Director of Excellence from the 2008 International Film Festival Summit. She is married to Louis Song with whom she is raising two beautiful boys, Weston and Sam. WIC is proud to welcome Lee Ann this year as our co-MC and to partner with the San Diego Asian Film Festival. Photo used by permission, credit: Melly Lee