Managing director Kim Lockwood has been a journalist and author in Australia, working for newspapers and magazines
throughout the country, since 1966. He has written or contributed to 16 books, including the Herald and Weekly Times
(Victoria) stylebook and the News Ltd national stylebook.
His work has appeared in every metropolitan daily newspaper, many regional dailies and weeklies
and several magazines.
Kim is a regular contributor to the national Style Council, and has lectured at universities on writing, style,
editing and good English. He is a member of the Society of Editors (Vic), the Australian Society of
Authors and Copyright Agency Ltd, has judged the Walkley Awards for journalism and has twice been
guest speaker on ABC Radio National's language program Lingua Franca. He has delivered
papers on modern English usage to the Victorian Association for the Teaching of English and other bodies.
ESA's clients include News Custom Publishing, the Law Institute of Victoria, the Committee for
Economic Development Australia, Mallon Publishing, the University of Ballarat, the Right to Know Coalition,
News Ltd, Quantum Consulting and many other bodies as well as countless individuals.