Jee Park brings nearly 20 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. She was also Director of Culinary Marketing and Experiential at Karlitz & Company, where she led the development and production of luxury events for clients such as American Express and JP Morgan Chase.
Prior to joining Magrino, she worked served as Director of Communication for Danny Meyer’s Union Square Hospitality Group. 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 , Chateau Margaux, Conrad Washington D.C., Lotte New York Palace, , Tastemade,, Heitz Cellar, Sur La Table, Cuisinart, and illy.
She and her family live in Manhattan. In her spare time, you can find her on the hunt for the perfect cheese and glass of wine.