The managing editor of LivDigital Independent News, Axel Bührmann
is a veteran South African writer, editor, photographer, and multimedia content creator.
Before LivDigital Independent News
, he was managing editor of both the print and on-line versions of Charged Southern Africa
And before this, he was South African editor of the renowned PC Magazine, Inter@ctive Week
, 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
Plus he has also had extensive experience in traditional or old-school ICT and CE public relations.
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
He has an Honours degree in Journalism and Media Studies from Rhodes University.