Fenella Kernebone

Fenella Kernebone is an Ideas Curator, Presenter, MC, Producer and Speaker based in Sydney Australia.


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 is also the host of Lumina, a new podcast for AFTRS launching on 7th November, 2018 about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories.

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 It's a Long Story for Sydney Opera House Podcast and the TEDxSydney Livestream and Adventure Series.

Fenella is also in demand as an MC, presenter, interviewer and keynote speaker and has hosted countless events around the country and internationally, with her most recent MC roles including Xerocon Brisbane 2018 & TEDxSydney 2018. She is also a presentation and public speaking trainer, Ideas Curator and Creative Consultant.  

TEDxSydney Head of Curation

Fenella Kernebone is the Head of Curation for TedxSydney responsible for leading the programming for what has become one of the largest Tedx events in the world with 5200 people attending in June 2018 at ICC Sydney.

Fenella manages a team of over 20 curators and producers dedicated to spreading great ideas and strong stories in fields including science, technology, arts, business and design. Fenella is also responsible for the programming of TEDxYouth@Sydney and TEDxSydney's Salon series. 

At TEDxSydney on 15th June 2018, Fenella worked with speakers including Magda Szubanski, Eddie Woo, Thomas Oxley, Fang Chen, Ian Strange as well as performers Tom Thum and Michelle Leonard of Moorambilla Voices.

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TEDxSydney 2017


TEDxSydney Adventure Series

In the TEDxSydney Adventure Series, Fenella is joined by TEDxSydney Alumni to learn about their backstory and meet some of their collaborators.