Edmund Lee has been a journalist for two decades. He got his start at the Village Voice, where he wrote about everything from Asian gangsters to amateur arm wrestling tourneys.

Before joining Recode, he was the media reporter for Bloomberg News and Businessweek magazine, and he occasionally jabbered on Bloomberg TV.

He has worked for, or contributed to, various newsrooms and websites since then, including the New York Times, Portfolio magazine, Women's Wear Daily, W magazine, Vibe and Advertising Age.

Based on his reporting at the Voice, he wrote the script for the independent feature "West 32nd," which debuted at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2007. Ed lives in Brooklyn with his wife and daughter.