Brad Stephenson

Brad Stephenson - Lifewire Writer

Freelance Contributor


Western Sydney University


Web & Graphic Design

Social Media


Twitch and Game Streaming


  • Editor at On MSFT, one of the web's most-popular sources of news relating to Windows 10, Surface, Xbox One, and Microsoft in general
  • 20 years of website design and social media experience
  • Active cryptocurrency investor and trader
  • Anime fan and expert


Brad Stephenson is a technology and geek culture writer and editor with over a decade of experience producing and editing content for online and print publications. In addition to writing for Lifewire, Brad currently works as an editor for the Microsoft technology news site, On MSFT (formerly WinBeta), where he reports on the latest Windows 10, Xbox One, Windows Phone, and app news.

Brad has also written for web and print publications in Japan, Australia, and the United States covering events such as the Tokyo Games Show and PAX AUS, writing about geek culture, video games, and the latest tech.

He has over 20 years experience in designing websites for himself and others and frequently trains small business owners in SEO, social media, and web design. He aims to make even the most-intimidating topic approachable and enjoys staying up-to-date with the ever-changing world of technology.

​Brad always enjoys experimenting with the latest social network and he can be found on Instagram, Pinterest, Mix, Vero, and Minds. Like gaming? You can also follow him on Xbox One (Gamertag: Brad Cafe).


Brad attended Western Sydney University in Australia where he received a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts and has also studied at the Australian Writers Centre.

A Message from Brad Stephenson

I love to stay up-to-date on all of the latest technology news and sharing that knowledge with other people.

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