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 programs TEDxSydney’s Youth event, Salons and Pitch Nights. Fenella is the host of Lumina, a new podcast from AFTRS - a series 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 (Art Nation & Sunday Arts), SBS TV (The Movies Show), Radio National (By Design), Triple J (The Sound Lab), 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. Recent MC roles include Xerocon Brisbane 2018, TEDxSydney 2018 & Australian Production Design Guild Awards. Recent keynotes include speaking at the FPA Congress and at the Australian Event Awards. Recent panels and conversations include University of Sydney talks - Art & Neuroplasticity & Fighting Truth Decay; Sydney Architecture Festival Ethics in the Age of Excess and for Carers NSW.
She is also a presentation and public speaking trainer, Ideas Curator and Creative Consultant. In December 2018, Fenella was elected as a new Board Director of the National Trust (NSW).