Jee Park brings nearly twenty years of media and communications experience to Magrino.
Her career started in television. She spent nearly 12 years at CBS News as a producer for the network’s morning show where she covered breaking news events such as 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina. She also created franchise segments for the network including Williams-Sonoma’s Five-Minute Cooking School, Bobby Flay’s “Boy Meets Grill and the James Beard award winner for Best National or Local Television Food Segment “Chef On A Shoestring”. Prior to joining CBS News, she worked for MTV’s popular reality series, The Real World.
Since leaving television, she has taken her producer skills and applied them to marketing, PR, corporate communications, and culinary event production. She has worked on several national epicurean events including the FOOD & WINE Classic in Aspen, Los Angeles Food & Wine Festival, and Atlanta Food & Wine Festival. In 2010, she joined Karlitz & Company as Director of Culinary Marketing, where she led the development and production of luxury events for clients such as American Express and JP Morgan Chase.
From 2011 to 2014, she oversaw Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group’s PR and Marketing department as Director of Communications. She was responsible for all external and internal communications for the award-winning restaurant group as well as managing Danny Meyer’s personal media strategy. During her tenure, she oversaw the integration of the digital marketing efforts with traditional media relations to create a holistic communications strategy.
Current and past agency clients include Benno, Chandon, Chateau Margaux, Conrad Washington D.C., Harborside by Mack-Cali, Junzi Kitchen, L’Atelier, Lotte New York Palace, Moet Hennessy Estate Wines, Shun, Tastemade, and The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.
She and her family live on Manhattan’s Westside.