Milt and Jamie Lee

Milt and Jamie Lee

Milt and Jamie Lee

Milt Lee (Lakota), Director of Lee Productions, produced Oyate Ta Olowan, the 52 part documentary series on traditional Native American music which ws distributed by PRI, AIROS, Radio for Peace International funded by CPB and NEA. Recipient of five Golden Reel Awards from NFCB and 2 Silver awards from AMI for radio documentaries produced between 1983 and 1998. Between 1992 and 2000, he produced numerous features for Marketplace, Pacifica Living on Earth, Common Ground, and Superior Radio Network. A partial client list includes: Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian, Disney – Pocahontas, National Park Service, Discovery Channel, Native American Public Telecommunications, AIROS, South Dakota Governor’s Campaigns, The Osgood Files at CBS, National Public Radio, Public Radio International, Australian Broadcasting Corp., Navajo Tribe, Yakama Tribe, Oglala Lakota Tribe, and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. He served as Executive Director of Association of Independents in Radio between 1996-1998, his responsibilities included raising grants funds from National Endowment for the Arts, MacArthur Foundation and others; increasing membership from 75 to 300; Represented AIR at national meetings of CPB; Conducted board meetings, and general membership meetings; Designed and implemented AIR’s mentoring program.