The GoTrend Team

Here at GoTrend we write because we can! Writing enthusiasts are often the most disregarded as apart of the Journalism community, so here at GoTrend we have an open platform to display what we’ve got. If you’re interested in writing along with us, then why not drop us a mail!

The GoTrend team works in sync with everyday life, capturing pieces of news along the way. Our aim is to provide the South African person with activities and information that are relevant to the people living in our lovely country of South Africa. We love a good story, interview or event and we’re going to make sure you get all the juicy details!

To know GoTrend, you should know our people!

 Kevin McLennan – Editor

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Kevin is an avid writer and is currently completing his Honours Degree in Journalism at Monash South Africa with background double degrees in Journalism and then Communications.

Kevin really likes anything to do with latest technology and of course the world of fashion and definitely can’t live without his daily news fix from the world wide web! When he’s not writing he’s up in the gym or an event and is currently a brand ambassador for Moscon Optics.

Tweet Kevin: @KevinMcLennanZA

 Brendon Petersen – Contributing Editor/Writer

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Brendon, or as we like to call him at GoTrend (Brenderrrrrn) is tech mad and currently works as The Editor in Chief of Telkom South Africa’s magazine, Future Now. If Brendon hasn’t got the newest phone in his hand and snapping awesome Instagram photos, he’s busy at the gym or doing what Cape Town people do, living it up! Tweet Brendon: @BrendonInCT

 Chanelle Van Der Linde – Writer Screen Shot 2013-10-29 at 19.08.37

Chanelle is a language fanatic and loves to write and sketch. She is currently studying a BA with majors in International Relations and French at Wits University. (All while maintaining her pink hair!) Chanelle regularly adds articles on GoTrend, so keep your eyes peeled! Tweet Chanelle: @Tarenel

Sahl-Ahmed Karim – Writer and Interviewer


Sahl is an ardent write and aims to focus on the glitz and glamour that happens behind the cameras and off social networks. Balancing between writing and studying a double major in Psychology and Child & Youth Development, Sahl is the president and director of a volunteering programme at Monash SA, community service is one of his greatest passions! Tweet Sahl: @Sahl_Karim

 Stacy Lee De Kock – PhotographerScreen Shot 2013-10-29 at 19.14.10

An article would never be complete without proof of the pudding! Stacy, snaps all our photos, plus films some for GoTrend. She currently studies a double major of Psycology and Child & Youth Development at Monash South Africa. When Stacy isn’t busy she’s trend spotting and snapchatting! Tweet Stacy: @Stacyy_Lee



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