John McIntyre (copyeditor)

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John E. McIntyre is an American journalist and copy editor.[1] McIntyre is a charter member and two-term president of the American Copy Editors Society.[2]

Life and career[edit]

McIntyre was born in Kentucky and grew up in Elizaville, in Fleming County, Kentucky.[3] He graduated from Fleming County High School in Flemingsburg, Kentucky in 1969. He then earned a bachelor's degree in English from Michigan State University in 1973. From 1973 to 1979 he attended Syracuse University, earning a master's degree in English but leaving without completing his doctorate.

From 1980 to 1986 McIntyre worked as a copy editor at The Cincinnati Enquirer. He became a copy editor at The Baltimore Sun in 1986. On April 29, 2009, McIntyre was laid off by The Sun.[4] He was rehired in 2010 to serve as the newspaper's Night Content Production Manager.[5]

McIntyre is also an affiliate (adjunct) instructor at Loyola College in Maryland. He maintains a blog called "You Don't Say" on the Sun website, discussing a variety of topics including grammar usage, journalism, and copy editing.


  1. ^ " John E. McIntyre". Retrieved June 1, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Everything in the known universe about McIntyre". Technorati. Archived from the original on July 28, 2012. Retrieved 2008-01-13. 
  3. ^ John McIntyre: Night Content Production Manager. Archived 2012-11-02 at the Wayback Machine. The Baltimore Sun
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  5. ^ McIntyre, John E. (April 30, 2010). Q and A. via McIntyre's blog

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