Lee van der Voo is an award-winning investigative and environmental journalist. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, Slate, The Daily Beast, Reuters, The Atlantic, High Country News and others. Lee’s reporting has been supported by significant awards and fellowships, including the Logan Nonfiction fellowship, the Alicia Patterson Foundation Fellowship, the Fund for Investigative Journalism, an Investigative Reporters and Editors Award, and the Lizzie Grossman Grant for Environmental Health Reporting.

Her first book The Fish Market chronicled the gentrification of the sea in the name of sustainable seafood. It was the 2018 winner of the Oregon Book Award for General Nonfiction.

Lee is deeply involved in nonprofit journalism, co-founding the Underscore Media Collaboration, which specializes in collaborative journalism. She is the former Managing Director of the nonprofit journalism studio InvestigateWest.