Jefferi K. Lee was named the general manager of WHUT-TV, bringing nearly 30 years of broadcast media experience as a network executive. At the helm, Lee plans to realign the station and its strategic priorities around President Wayne A.I. Frederick’s vision of the University. This includes forming key partnerships with businesses, organizations and campus-wide collaboration.
For 17 years, Lee helped lead Black Entertainment Television as the executive vice president of network operations and programming, directing day-to-day operations of the cable network and more than
300 employees. Over the last decade, he has managed his own communications consulting firm, Lee Productions. He also served as a senior executive for Bio-Defensive Research Group in Columbia, Md.