Alina Lee


Alina Lee is a Principal at JM Search and a member of the Firm’s Media, Entertainment & Communications Practice. She brings more than 18 years of executive search experience helping clients define and attract the innovative leadership needed to steer their businesses into the future. Her dedication to maintaining relationships with key industry players, and her commitment to diversity and delivering top executives with the best mix of skills and ‘cultural add’ have established her as a trusted partner to her candidates and clients.

Prior to JM Search, Alina spent 5 years as a leader in the executive search practice at MediaLink, where she placed transformative talent with clients at Fortune 100, start-up, and high growth companies across media, marketing, advertising, technology, entertainment, and finance. Before MediaLink, she spent 12 years with boutique media-focused executive search firm BishopPartnerswhere she managed the research team and led searches for senior executives in broadcast TV, cable, publishing, digital, and mobile.

Alina earned a B.M. degree from DePauw University and a M.M. from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey. She is a former member of the Executive Board of the NY Chapter of Women in Cable Telecommunications (WICT) and has been recognized for her role in co-founding and running their highly selective PRIME|access Executive Mentoring Program. She considers Central Park her front yard, and enjoys biking, globe-trotting with her family, and recreating delicious dishes from her travels.

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