Summer-Raine Thesner – Editor
Summer-Raine, Editor-in-Chief at SA Music news magazine is a passionate believer of dreams and the ability to achieve them through intricate planning and execution, mixed with a good dose of blood sweat and tears and a little bit of luck! Summer serves as hustler, spokesperson, mamma bear and unstinting support to those who need to be heard and acknowledged in an ever competitive and sometimes daunting industry.
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Gordon Date – Chief Photographer
Gordon Date is a wanderer who is by no means lost. A photographic gypsy genius , his lens , the proverbial crystal ball, as he taps into the soul of his subject, capturing the essence of a moment in time, emotionally. Gordon can be contacted for bookings and delights in travel.
Please see his facebook pages to view his phenomenal work.
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E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Facebook : Wildlife, Scenery, People
Facebook : Music Photography
David “Devo” Oosthuizen – Contributor
David Devo Oosthuizen is a professional music photographer (Canon CPS) and journalist with Devographic. David has over 16 years’ experience in the media scene, having worked with numerous top publications, bands, promoters, channels and labels locally and abroad. ( Ambassador for Canon Photography CPS (Music & Marshall Music.) Mobile +27 (0) 60 724 2478
AK Ahmed – Journalist/Writer
Celebrating his tenth year as a writer, Abdulkadir Ahmed, who writes under the name AK Ahmed has written for entertainment, lifestyle and advisory publications. His work has published locally and internationally. Coming from his humble beginnings as a blogger for Heat Magazine, he has covered countless events, interviewed the world’s top DJs, written for parenting magazines and advisory columns alongside world-renowned relationship expert Derek Rake.
With thirteen print and digital publications under his belt, he feels his addiction to writing is where he finds solace. The thirty-one year old Zambian-born South African Somaliland journalist is also a Global Goodwill Ambassador (GGA) and finds it crucial to be of service to the less fortunate through his philanthropy and humanitarian work.
As a proud member of the SA Music News family, he attempts to immerse himself in any creative outlet he can find with the guidance of Summer-Raine whom he considers a friend and a brilliant leader.
You are welcome to drop us an email if you feel you have some mad skills to bring to our little magazine in interviewing, writing (music, real life, fashion, Trends), covering of events, photography etc. We would love to hear from you.