Lawrence Yee

Los Angeles, CA USA

Professional Experience

Entertainment reporter/producer and pop culture expert specializing in live event coverage (red carpets, TV and film premieres, junkets, awards shows, gift suites, openings, etc.), video production and editorial features. I treat all my interview subjects -- from A-list actors to reality TV stars -- with respect. My work has been published on the front page of Yahoo!, toofab, and TMZ. It has also been syndicated on sites like Us Weekly, The Stir and Zap2It. My other interests include fashion, sports, and lifestyle content. Below are highlights of my work, but I can provide more examples tailored to what you are looking for.


Content Editor (online)
10 Years
Producer (new media)
10 Years
10 Years


10 Years
10 Years
Sports & Recreation
10 Years


Broadcasting - Ent - TV (National)
3 Years
Broadcasting - News - TV (Local)
3 Years
Online/new media
10 Years

Total Media Industry Experience

10 Years

Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)

Yahoo! (3-5), NBC Universal (3-5)

Other Work History

Managing Editor, toofab on TMZ Managing Editor, omg! on Yahoo! Lead Entertainment Programer, Yahoo! Front Page

Technical Skills

Photoshop, copyediting

Computer Skills

World, Excel, HTML, CMS (Content Management Systems), Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube), Omniture, Chartbeat


2009 Webby Awards - Celebrity/Fan 2005 Sports Emmy Awards - Outstanding Production Design/Art Direction


Asian American Journalists Association



I interviewed "Anna Karenina" star Keira Knightley and costume designer Jacqueline Durran about the stunning costumes and jewelry worn in the period piece.
I guested on The Fame Fatale's podcast breaking down all the red carpet looks from the 2014 Academy Awards.
Charlie Hunnam, Ron Perlman, director Guillermo del Toro and the rest of the "Pacific Rim" cast enjoyed my non-traditional red carpet question at the film's Hollywood premiere.
I was one of the few journalists to get a one-on-one with famed photographer Gilles Bensimon, who legendary Elles exhibit was being honored in Beverly Hills. He recounted many of his favorite subjects, including Mariah Carey, Britney Spears, Jennifer Lopez.
I interviewed all of the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills -- including veterans Lisa Vanderpump and Kyle Richards -- ahead of the reality show's fourth season. During this red carpet I also got two other pieces shot: a "Halloween" retrospective with Kyle and a preview of Lisa's "Vanderpump Rules."


I interviewed cosmetic surgeon Dr. Michael Fiorillo on how stars lose their pregnancy weight -- both the natural way and with a little help.
I hosted, moderated, and provided live play-by-play of the ladies free skate from the 2014 Sochi Olympics (as well as all the other skating events). This live chat was promoted on the Yahoo front page and engaged over 140,000 users.
I used my figure skating expertise to analyze and break down Adelina Sotnikova's controversial win over Yuna Kim at the 2014 Sochi Olympics. This was one of a dozen Olympics pieces that I wrote featured on the Yahoo! front page.