Joyce Sohyun Lee

Washington, D.C.

Visual Forensics video reporter

Education: Northwestern University, BS in Journalism

Joyce Sohyun Lee is a video reporter for The Washington Post's Visual Forensics team. Before joining the Post, she worked as an associate video producer for Time magazine.
Latest from Joyce Sohyun Lee

Most of the dead Astroworld victims were in one highly packed area, video timeline shows

Using exclusive video, interviews with witnesses and expert crowd analysis, The Post reconstructed the chaos in one section of the audience at rapper Travis Scott’s music festival.

November 24, 2021

U.S. military admits ‘horrible mistake’ in Kabul drone strike that killed 10 Afghans

Zamarai Ahmadi, a longtime aid worker for a U.S.-based group, was hauling water cans that military analysts mistook for explosives, according to officials and video obtained by The Washington Post and others.

September 17, 2021

Examining a ‘righteous’ strike

The Washington Post provided imagery of the damage caused by the strike and U.S. military assessments of the operation to experts, including a physicist and former bomb technicians. Taken together, their assessments suggest there is no evidence the car contained explosives.

September 10, 2021

Photos and videos reveal crowded checkpoints, chaos at Kabul airport on day of the attack

The Washington Post reviewed dozens of photos and videos, analyzed satellite imagery and spoke to witnesses to understand the events before and after the devastating blast. Taken together, they reveal complex a web of checkpoints and visualize a chaotic scene in the wake of the bombing.

August 28, 2021

How Myanmar’s military terrorized its people with weapons of war

U.N. representatives and human rights groups say evidence collected by The Washington Post shows the Myanmar military committing crimes against humanity.

August 25, 2021

With the Taliban now in control, here’s what Afghans are seeing in Kabul

Amid the swift and definitive Taliban takeover of Kabul, Afghans took out their cellphones, filming the chaos of the group’s arrival, the changes that marked their presence and the eerie calm that came next.

August 18, 2021

How a collapsed pool deck could have caused a Florida condo building to fall

A simulation based on a digital model that factors in witness accounts, visual evidence and construction plans shows that an initial collapse in the pool deck area of Champlain Towers South could have triggered a series of events that brought down much of the building.

August 12, 2021

Video, images and interviews deepen questions about role of pool deck in condo collapse

The Post interviewed more than a dozen experts and modeled the building to better understand the potential points of structural failure.

July 8, 2021

Video timeline: How the Miami-Dade condo collapsed

Surveillance video, audio and photos of the Thursday morning building collapse in Miami-Dade County show how the incident unfolded.

June 30, 2021

U.S. prosecutors release video of rioters spraying Officer Brian Sicknick in Jan. 6 Capitol attack

Video footage released Wednesday of the January attack on the Capitol shows the moments when rioters appeared to spray an unknown substance at Capitol Police Officer Brian Sicknick.

April 29, 2021