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About 021 Magazine

  • Editor and Publisher of 021 Magazine and 021 Online: Bernard Franz
  • Creative Director: Mark Bolton
  • Contributing editor to 021 Magazine: Dawn Kennedy
  • Copy Editor: Albert Buhr
  • wine and food: Winifred Bowman
  • car reviews: Ciro De Siena
  • staff writer: Ronel van Lingen
  • staff writer: Charis Le Riche
  • movie critic: Daniel Dercksen
  • Contributors: Suzy Bell, Mokena Makeka, Larry Gould, Sarah Claire Picton

The Team


Bernard Franz - Editor and Publisher of 021 Magazine and 021 Online

Bernard is also an avid traveller, tour consultant, and travel writer. twitter: @Bernard_Franz


Mark Bolton - Creative Director

Mark joined 021 in May 2011, and has since been instrumental in cover designs and layout of feature stories. Mark has worked for major design companies in South Africa and overseas.


Dawn Kennedy - Contributing editor to 021 Magazine

Dawn is a writer and media consultant. She also teaches creative writing and print journalism at City Varsity and manages several social media accounts for creative businesses.


Winifred Bowman - wine and food

Winifred Bowman is a Cape Wine Master and regular contributor to Platter's Guide and other essential wine publications.


Ciro De Siena - car reviews

Ciro De Siena is the owner of Overdrive TV. Apart from his car reviews in 021, catch him on SABC3's Expresso show and on 2OceansVibe, Tuesdays at 6pm


Charis Le Riche - staff writer

Charis, a UCT Bachelor of Arts graduate in English Literature, Film Theory and Media, has worked for publications such as House and Leisure, The Big Issue and Marie Claire, before she joined the 021 team. She is especially interested in theatre, rock and indie music.


Daniel Dercksen - movie critic

Daniel Dercksen contributes his choice of DVDs and movies in each edition. For more information on Daniel visit

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