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Steven Lim            

Co-Founder of Watcher Entertainment & Former BuzzFeed's "Worth It" Host

Steven Lim (he/him) is the CEO & co-founder of Watcher Entertainment. Watcher is a new production studio focused on creating television-caliber, unscripted series in the digital space. Watcher's shows have a genuine curiosity and earnest exploration of various topics, including food, travel, horror, and everything in between.

Lim is formerly a chemical engineer who graduated from The Ohio State University with a B.S. in chemical engineering. He worked as an engineer at Procter & Gamble when he began making videos on YouTube. Identifying a different passion, he transitioned into entertainment, working his way to Executive Producer at BuzzFeed.

He created and hosted BuzzFeed’s biggest food show, “Worth It,” a 3-time Streamy Award winner and a 1-time Webby Award winner. At one point, it was the most popular food show on YouTube, with over a billion views. It featured esteemed chefs David Chang, Nancy Silverton, Masa Takayama, Dominque Crenn, and many others.


Steven Lim spotlights Asian American representation in media
YouTuber and CEO Steven Lim visited the Titan Student Union Tuesday to talk about the challenges he faced being an Asian American content...
Steven Lim to Deliver AAPI Heritage Month Lecture | News Center
Georgia Tech's AAPI Heritage Month Lecture will feature Steven Lim, CEO of Watcher Entertainment and former executive producer at BuzzFeed.
IU to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month throughout April
With events taking place on campuses across the university, Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month will offer IU students, faculty and staff the opportunity to celebrate the cultures and histories of the Asian-American and Pacific Islander communities, as well as recognize the remarkable contributions members of those communities have made to IU. The Eighth Annual Asian Heritage Celebration Dinner at 6 p.m. April 14 at The Crane Bay in Indianapolis will be an evening of celebration hosted by IUPUI's Asian Student Union with guest speaker Steven Lim, creator and host of Buzzfeed's "Worth It."
Event Review: A Conversation with Steven Lim
Steven Lim from BuzzFeed’s “Worth It” YouTube series talks with UCSD students about his show, his life, and Asian-American representation in media.
Buzzfeed’s ‘Worth It’ star Steven Lim gives talk on experience as Asian American in media
The Taiwanese American Students Club and Pi Alpha Phi fraternity invited Steven Lim, creator and star of Buzzfeed’s “Worth It,” to talk May 6 on campus about his hit food series and his experience as an Asian American in media.
Millions of people are watching Steven Lim, star of the BuzzFeed show 'Worth It,' eat his way across the globe
Steven Lim acknowledges two major worries in his job: Trying to avoid putting on an extra 20 pounds or so, and trying not to become a total restaurant snob.

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