Lee Hedgepeth joined CBS 42 as a digital reporter and content producer in 2021.
Lee grew up in Grand Bay, Alabama, a small town in south Mobile County.
An experienced political reporter, Lee has worked for outlets including Alabama Political Reporter, Lagniappe Weekly, and the Anniston Star, covering events ranging from impeachments to executions. His work has been cited by outlets like the New York Times and US News and World Report.
Lee holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of South Alabama, as well as master’s degrees in journalism and political development from the University of Alabama and Tulane University, respectively.