Editorial Team


Prof Anna Oksiutycz (Strategic Communication, University of Johannesburg, South Africa)


Prof Mariekie Burger (Communication Studies, University of Johannesburg, South Africa)




Dr Abraham Mulwo (School of Information Sciences, Moi University, Kenya)

Prof Nathalie Hyde-Clarke (Social Sciences, Oslo Metropolitan University, Norway).



Prof Rachel Barker (Communication Science, University of South Africa, South Africa)

Prof Sarah Chiumbu (School of Communication, University of Johannesburg, South Africa)

Prof Lynnette Fourie (Communication Studies, North-West University, South Africa)

Prof Eliza Govender (Centre for Communication, Media and Society, University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)

Prof Tokunbo Oyedemi (Department of Communication, University of Limpopo, South Africa)

Prof Keyan Tomaselli (Faculty of Humanities, University of Johannesburg/University of KwaZulu-Natal)


Prof Ana Adi (Public Relations/Corporate Communications, Quadriga University of Applied Sciences, Germany)

Prof Elnerine Greeff (Marketing, Derby University, UK)

Prof Hopeton Dunn ( Media Studies, University of Botswana, Botswana)

Dr Basil Hamusokwe (Mass Communication, University of Zambia, Zambia)

Prof Anna Klyueva (Communication and Digital Media Studies, University of Houston-Clear Lake, USA)

Dr William Lesitaokana (Media Studies, University of Botswana, Botswana)

Dr Winston Mano (Communication and Media Research Institute (CAMRI), Westminster University, UK)

Dr Hayes Mabweazara (Journalism and Media Studies, University of Glasgow, UK)

Dr Selina Madavanhu (Communication Studies and Media Arts, McMaster University, Canada)

Prof Prisca Ngondo (School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Texas State University, USA)

Prof Cuthbeth Tagwirei (Communication and Media, Midlands State University, Zimbabwe)

Prof Pradip Thomas (School of Communication and Arts, University of Queensland, Australia)

Prof Thomas Tufte (Institute for Media and Creative Industries, Loughborough University, UK)


The Communicare editorial team comprises Editor-in-Chief, Editor, Editorial Coordinator and Associate Editors. The team is responsible for the day-to-day editorial management of the journal’s production.

The role of the Editors

The Editor-in-Chief directs the journal's overall strategy and editorial policy in cooperation with the key stakeholders.

The key responsibilities of the Editors are to:

  • Foster good reputation of the journal.
  • Keep abreast with developments in the academic publishing environment nationally and internationally.
  • Review submitted manuscripts to ensure quality and focus on the journal’s scope.
  • Strive for academic integrity and promote ethical research and publishing practices.
  • Maintain good working relationships with authors, reviewers, editorial board members and other stakeholders.
  • Enable the Editorial Board to play an active role in journal development.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the journal, commissioning content and attending to enquires.
  • Make impartial decisions regarding the acceptance or rejection of manuscripts.
  • Promote academic pluralism in communication studies.

The editors of Communicare subscribe to the Committee on Publication Ethics’s Code of conduct and best practice guidelines for journal editors (

The role of the Editorial Board

Communicare operates under the guidance of the Editorial Board, whose members are selected for their expertise. Responsibilities of the Editorial Board include but are not limited to:

  • Making recommendations on the editorial policy of Communicare.
  • Reviewing the manuscripts submitted to the journal.
  • Acting as ambassadors for Communicare.
  • Promoting the journal whenever possible.
  • Actively encouraging submissions to Communicare by new and established authors.
  • Occasionally publishing their own work in the journal.
  • Suggesting topics for special issues.
  • Accepting invitations to write editorials and commentaries on papers in their specialist area.
  • Attending and contributing to Editorial Board meetings.

Custom technologies based on your needs

  • Crossref
  • PubMed
  • Clarivate