K. Lloyd Billingsley is Policy Fellow and Communications Counsel at the Independent Institute and was educated at the University of Windsor. He was previously Editorial Director at the Pacific Research Institute where he managed the weekly Capital Ideas column and authored studies on charter schools, Internet neutrality, e-commerce and homeless policy. He has also served as Journalism Fellow at the Center for the Study of Popular Culture, Correspondent for the Spectator (London) and Washington Times, and City Editor of the Herald Tribune in Pasadena, California.
Mr. Billingsley is the author of the books, Hollywood Party (about Stalinist overtures in the movie industry) and From Mainline to Sideline: The Social Witness of the National Council of Churches. His articles have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Reason, National Review, San Francisco Chronicle, Los Angeles Daily News, San Diego Union-Tribune, Orange County Register, Detroit News and many other publications. He has also written for film, television and the stage.