CJ Group’s Lee Mie-kyung Receives Special Int’l Emmys Award
This photo provided by CJ ENM shows Lee Mie-kyung, or Miky Lee, vice president of CJ Group. (CJ ENM)
The leader of South Korean entertainment giant CJ Group, Lee Mie-kyung, widely known as Miky Lee, has received a Special Achievement Award from the International Emmy Awards for her contribution to international television.
According to the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences on Tuesday (US time), Lee was named the winner of this year’s Director Emmy Award, given to individuals or organizations in the fields of management, programming and international relations for his long-standing contribution to the arts of international broadcast. .
“Miky Lee is in a class of her own, a visionary leader who has harnessed her exceptional business acumen and love of her country’s culture by tirelessly leading the global Korean Wave phenomenon for more than twenty-five years,” said Bruce L. Paisner, President. of the International Academy, said in a statement.
Miky Lee, vice president of CJ Group and head of the company’s entertainment business, is responsible for the worldwide success of K-pop and “Parasite” (2019), the first foreign language film of the company. story to win the Best Picture Oscar.
The award will be presented at the 50th International Emmy Awards Gala on November 21 in New York City. (Yonhap)