I am Loyd McIntosh, a freelance writer and marketing/communications professional.

I also love old typewriters. No, I don't write with one.

Loyd McIntosh covering the 2019 Honda IndyCar Grand Prix at Barber Motorsports Park, Birmingham, Alabama.

About Loyd McIntosh

I am a freelance journalist and marketing/communications professional from Birmingham, Alabama. For more than 25 years, I have covered events, interviewed personalities, and written about an array of topics for more than 30 magazines, newspapers, and websites. My work has appeared in nationally distributed magazines such as Tailgater MagazineIndustrial Machinery DigestBusiness Xpansion Journal, and Upper 90 Magazine, as well as regional publications like Good GritPortico MagazineB-Metro MagazineBirmingham Magazine, and Discover St. Clair Magazine

I began my career in the late 90s as a reporter and sports writer for several small newspapers around the Southeast. Recently, I returned to my roots working as a freelance reporter for The Trussville Tribune and Starnes Media, publishers of Cahaba SunHomewood StarVillage LivingVestavia Voice280 Living, and Hoover Sun

I left full-time journalism in 1999 to begin a career in marketing and communications and I am currently the Marketing Manager for Automation Personnel Services, a staffing agency headquartered in Birmingham, Alabama. 

“There is no rule on how to write. Sometimes it comes easily and perfectly; sometimes it's like drilling rock and then blasting it out with charges.

Ernest Hemingway