Livability.com Writer Spotlight
John McBryde's writing and editing career is rooted in sports journalism, with positions at a small-town newspaper (Review-Appeal in Franklin, Tenn.), a national sports publishing company (Athlon Sports Communications in Nashville) and a major daily afternoon paper (the former Nashville Banner).
His career took a big detour when he worked for 13 years for Brown-Forman Corporation, a spirits company based in Louisville, Ky. John worked in Brown-Forman's Nashville office, coordinating and implementing communications strategies for the company's largest brand, Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey.
Along the way, John has also handled a variety of freelance writing and editing assignments. He is a columnist for the weekly Williamson-Herald in Franklin, Tenn., where John lives with his wife and daughter.