Lee Strubinger completed the University of Illinois Springfield's Public Affairs Reporting graduate program and is currently in Colorado.
He went to Illinois State University as an undergrad. He worked for several media outlets, including WGLT (Bloomington-Normal public radio), the Indy (ISU's independent newspaper) and student newspaper The Daily Vidette. He was born and raised in Western Illinois, and has lived in or extensively visited every portion of the state.
Lee enjoys listening to country music on vinyl records, reading modernist literature, wearing denim, and losing at solitaire.