Lee Hochberg has been a correspondent for the PBS NewsHour Lehrer since 1984. Based in Seattle, Hochberg has reported on a variety of major national news events, including the Exxon Valdez oil spill and political battles over the Endangered Species Act and Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, as well as medical, education, and business issues.
He contributed to NewsHour's coverage of Hurricane Katrina, Iraqi refugee policy and coal mining disasters in West Virginia. His work has also appeared on HDNet.
He is the recipient of broadcasting's James Foster Peabody Award, an Emmy, and several other awards.
Hochberg is a lecturer at the University of Washington's Foster School of Business, and a Visiting Professional in Residence at Seattle University. He has a Masters degree in Communication from Stanford University. A documentary and landscape photographer, he has three children and lives in Mercer Island, Washington.
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