Fenella Kernebone is the Head of Curation for TEDxSydney responsible for leading the programming for one of the largest TEDx events in the world. She also hosts Lumina, a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories – produced for AFTRS. The second season was released late 2019. She is currently working on a new podcast for the Art Gallery of NSW.
She is a noted television and radio presenter and producer and has hosted radio and television shows on ABC TV, SBS TV, RN, Triple J, podcasts such as Trackwork, a season of It’s a Long Story (Sydney Opera House podcast) and the TEDxSydney Livestream and Adventure Series.
Fenella is in demand as an MC, presenter, interviewer, keynote speaker and moderator and has hosted countless events around the country and internationally. Recent MC or Moderator roles include La Nuit des Idées at Sydney Opera House 2020; Xerocon 2018 & 2019; Dell Technologies Forum 2019; INDE Design Gala 2019; Production Design Guild Awards 2018; TEDxSydney 2018; guest moderator at the Skoll World Forum, Oxford UK 2019; Music From the Movies with Sydney Philharmonia Choirs in Sydney Opera House Concert Hall.
As part of her role with TEDxSydney she has hosted numerous events including TEDxSydney (2019, 2018, 2017), TEDxSydney Salons and Pitch Nights. She has also hosted events with TEDxSydney partners including NOVA, oOh! Media, KPMG, Leo Burnetts, KPMG, Acer as well as storytelling workshops for Amazon Web Services (Hanoi) and KPMG.
Fenella is also the Director of Frankly Group – a creative consultancy and production company working with clients on conference curation, presentation and public speaking training, storytelling workshops and masterclasses, podcasts, video and more. She has hosted storytelling workshops for clients such as the Event Awards Symposium, University of Sydney, QBE and many others.
In December 2018, Fenella was elected as a Board Director of the National Trust (NSW).