Born and raised in California, Gavin McIntyre currently works as a staff photographer for The Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina. He discovered his love for storytelling in a small multimedia journalism class at American River Community College in Sacramento.
McIntyre graduated in 2015 with a bachelor's degree in journalism with a concentration in photojournalism from San Francisco State University.
He has worked for Al Jazeera America's Fault Lines, The Bay City Times, The Sacramento Bee, and The State. His work covers topics from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant explosion to South Carolina's Black cowboys.