Axel Bührmann is a South African writer, editor and part-time photographer.
He has been an editor at Brainstorm,
managing editor of Livdigital Independent News
, and before that was publisher and managing editor of both the print and on-line versions of Charged Southern Africa
Other previous stints include South African editor of the renowned PC Magazine, Inter@ctive Week (now eWeek)
, as well as ZDNet Online Africa
, one of the earliest local on-line news services in South Africa.
He has written for and edited traditional media, including The Star and Financial Mail
Between all of this, he was also a judge on the Siemens Profile Awards
He is also very socially active online, using the likes of Facebook
, Google +
, and Flickr
Bührmann has an Honours degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University.