Llewellyn King was born and
educated in Southern Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe. At age 16, he began
career as a journalist. He was a correspondent in Africa for Time magazine, among other international news organizations.
In the late 1950s, he moved to
London, where he wrote for a number of Fleet Street newspapers,
the British Broadcasting Corporation and Independent Television
In 1963, he moved to New York
City and worked for The New York Herald Tribune. Two years
later, he started the first women’s liberation magazine, Women
Now. Moving to the Baltimore-Washington, D.C. area in the late
1960s, he worked for The Baltimore News American, The
Washington Daily News and The Washington Post.
In 1973, after working as
Washington editor of McGraw-Hill’s Nucleonics Week, he started
The Weekly Energy Report, which became The Energy Daily. In
addition to The Energy Daily, King Publishing Group and King
Communications Group newsletters now include: Defense Week,
Space & Missile Defense Report, Navy News & Undersea Technology,
New Technology Week and White House Weekly. They are frequently
recognized for the quality of their reporting and analysis. In
recent years, they have won top awards from the National Press
Club and the Newsletter Publishers Association.
King’s "Capital Diary" column in
White House Weekly is often cited in major media, including The
Washington Times, NBC’s "Meet the Press" and "The McLaughlin
Group." His stories and editorials have been published in
hundreds of newspapers and magazines around the world, including
The Financial Times of London and The Journal of Commerce.
King is the host of "White House Chronicle," which airs on
public and cable television in Washington, D.C., and on the
GoodLife cable television network. For two years, from 1997-99,
King co-hosted "The Bull & The Bear," a cable television show on
the stock market, airing on Comcast/GoodLife Television Network.