Abigail Munroe is a freelance writer and editor, who graduated with a degree in Print Journalism, Media Studies and Anthropology from UCT. She has written for Women's Health magazine and currently freelances for TextBOX Conceptual Services, a Cape Town based agency that specialises in writing, editing and PR services for SMMEs.
Allison Foat is a travel writer and a theatre PR specialist. More about her here.
Press Office Manager/Writer at Bizcommunity.
Anton Harber, Wits University Caxton Professor of Journalism and chair of the Freedom of Expression Institute, was a Weekly Mail (now Mail & Guardian) founding editor and a Kagiso Media executive director. He wrote Diepsloot (Jonathan Ball, 2011), Recht Malan Prize winner, and co-edited the first two editions of The A-Z of South African Politics (Penguin, 1994/5), What is Left Unsaid: Reporting the South African HIV Epidemic (Jacana, 2010) and Troublemakers: The best of SA's investigative journalism (Jacana, 2010)..
Boris Dzhingarov graduated UNWE with a major in marketing. He writes for several online sites such as Tech.co, Semrush.com, Tweakyourbiz.com, Socialnomics.net.
Brian Berkman can be contacted on 083-441-8765 or email ..
Candice Winterboer is the owner of Alfalfa Content Generator, a company that specialises in online content for businesses and agencies - ranging from blog posts, newsletters and website content to social media updates. Working as head of social media for an agency, she then saw a gap in the market for an outsourced, online copywriting service and jumped at the chance of opening her own copywriting business.
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Group Editor at Bizcommunity.
Chris Eagar ((B Comm LLB LLM B Comm Honours (Taxation)) is a director at Finvision. He is an admitted attorney, specialising in VAT for 15 years, 13 of which at a big four audit firm.
Craig Lowe is founder and managing director of execMobile. Lowe left BT Global Services to start execMobile, introducing innovative roaming voice and data solutions into the South African market.
Danette Breitenbach was the editor and publisher of Advantage, the publication that served the marketing, media and advertising industry in southern Africa. Before her editorship, she was deputy-editor as well as freelancing for over a year on the publication before that.
Douglas Kruger is a professional speaker and author of the books 'Own Your Industry - How to Position Yourself as an Expert,' and 'Relentlessly Relevant - 50 Ways to Innovate.' He helps brands to become the leading names in their industry through innovation and expert positioning. See him in action, or sign up for his free newsletter, at www.douglaskruger.co.za.
Enver Duminy is the CEO at Cape Town Tourism.
Eran Feinstein is the Founder of 3G Direct Pay Limited and Co-Founder of Online Zanzibar. With over 14 years of leading technology, sales, marketing and operation teams Eran is an authority in the East African e-commerce and payments arena..
Director at Urban Espresso.
Managing Director / Partner at LuxTravelEx.
|Glenn van Eck|
Glenn is a true entrepreneur. From the age of 16, he has been involved with Magnetic Storm, initially by assisting his brother with the setting up and de-rigging of AV equipment and thereafter maintenance of equipment; and at 25 years of age Glenn purchased Magnetic Storm.
Guy Stehlik is the CEO and founder of BON Hotels and Director of BON Hotels International West Africa. Having vast experience in all aspects of Hotel Management as well as having owned his own hotels, Guy created BON Hotels as an "owner-staff-community-guest" centric company to herald in and define an exciting new era in hotel management..
Co-founder and Director of Flickswitch, a technology company in the mobile telecoms space focusing on the management of M2M data SIM cards across various African mobile networks. He is passionate about mobile data and its connectivity means in Africa.
|Henrie Geyser: motoring editor|
Bizcommunity.com motoring editor Henrie Geyser () has worked as a journalist in Cape Town, London and Windhoek for the Argus Company (now Independent Newspapers) and spent 12 years at The Cape Argus in Cape Town. He then owned and ran a public relations consultancy for 13 years.
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Ilse is a freelance writer and editor at WordUp Communication. She is the former editor for Marketing & Media Africa (@Biz_Africa) at Bizcommunity.com and is a contributing writer for the Bizcommunity Lifestyle section.
Jarred is the content manager for Discover Africa Safaris, an online travel company offering the finest hotels, safaris, tours and experiences in Africa..
Jess is Retail Editor at Bizcommunity.com. She is also a contributing writer.
Joe Hessert is a digital marketing manager at Auto Europe and maintains a personal blog at joehessert.com. He earned his MFA at the Iowa Writers' Workshop and his writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Review, New Haven Review, Fjords Review, McSweeney's and elsewhere.
Course Consultant at GetSmarter and Contributor for Bizcommunity..
Automotive/ICT Editor at Bizcommunity.com, and Lifestyle contributor..
Leigh Andrews (@leigh_andrews) is Editor-in-Chief: Marketing & Media at Bizcommunity.com. She loves word play and alliteration, and can be reached at ..
Promoting the successes of small business entrepreneurs who make South Africa work..
Liezel Visser is the Head of Creative at Trafficfundi. She obtained her degree in BA Communication Studies at the NWU as well as her BA (Hons) in Marketing Communication at the University of Johannesburg.
Editor-at-Large at financial Mail.
Marcus Brewster is the executive chairman of SA's most awarded PR agency. His managed communications services firm has offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg and represents both consumer-facing FMCG and corporate b2b clients needing integrated campaigns.
Motunrayo Shafau is a public relations associate at Jovago, Africa's leading hotel booking website. She loves to edit and create content on a wide range of topics ranging from faith to international relations and everything in-between..
It is my passion to utilise my public relations experience and skills that I have gained, to make a difference in the workplace in an effective manner, adding value to the industry and impacting lives in a practical way. As I have grown - I have learnt to value security and tradition.
Nafisa Akabor is a freelance journalist and blogger. For more than seven years, Akabor has been an influential voice in consumer and business technology media - across both print and online.
Neil Cameron is the general manager at Johnson Controls Building Efficiency, Systems & Service: Africa..
Nicci Botha has been wordsmithing for more than 20 years, covering just about every subject under the sun and then some. She's strung together words on sustainable development, maritime matters, mining, marketing, medical, lifestyle...
Nicholas Barenblatt is group marketing manager of Protea Hotels, which is part of Marriott International. Protea Hotels has by a wide margin the largest number of branded properties on the African continent and is represented in seven sub-Saharan countries.
I started out in the world of social media growing Africa's largest Online Travel Agency, Travelstart's presence from just around 1500 followers to over 3 million across the globe, a community which was also one of the most highly engaged in the industry. A creative problem solver who values honest marketing, I believe in demystifying what happens on social so that businesses are more clued up as to how they're achieving their goals..
Paul Steyn is a freelance travel writer. Having guided throughout Africa for some years, he went on to edit a prominent travel magazine and now focuses on writing about Africa.
Phindiwe Nkosi has several years of writing experience coupled by post graduate studies from the University of Pretoria. Her experience ranges from working as a journalist (newspapers/magazines), international news anchor, travel writer, speech writer, marketing and communications manager, editor, blogger and ghostwriter.
Passionate Marketing / Brand Strategist with substantial industry experience - Thrives on building and growing successful brands....
Ruth is the production manager at Bizcommunity, as well as a editor of the Lifestyle section. .
A blogger, speaker and thought leader, Sarah Britten wrote her PhD thesis on the role of advertising in post-apartheid South African national identity..
Sindy Peters (@sindylp) is managing editor at Bizcommunity.com. She can be reached at ..
Steve Liversedge is the digital director at CubicIce and directs the development of effective online strategies and services for clients in both the B2B and B2C environment. Passionate about online measurability and the need for effective metrics and skills, he believes that without effective web analytics and the experience and skill needed to turn data into actionable intelligence, South African companies are missing out on a significant opportunity to improve business performance..
Stuart abandoned what was beginning to look like a long, quiet career in academia for the frenetic world of tech journalism. Currently heading up the Memeburn team, he likes to run in in his downtime.