Marc Fennell is an interviewer, journalist, presenter and author. He has worked with the BBC, Triple J, Network Ten, ABC, Showtime, SBS Australia, Audible, Monocle, Fairfax, Foxtel, The Sydney Opera House and Red Bull.
Marc hosts the national current affairs programme The Feed for SBS Australia. Based in Sydney, he has reported across the USA, UK, France and Asia. Marc’s one-on-one interviews (Al Gore, Tom Cruise, Julian Assange, Jennifer Lawrence) have generated over 25 million online views and 3 United Nations Peace Media Nominations. Marc has also fronted both live forum shows and documentary specials for on Hillsong, One Nation, Torture, Child Poverty and Sex in Japan.
Marc created and presents the ABC podcast Download This Show which airs on Radio National, ABC Local Radio, Radio Australia and on the ABC News Channel. It was named Apple Podcasts ‘Best New Podcast’ in 2012. Marc can also be heard regularly filling in on the top-rating ABC Radio Sydney.
Marc has written 2 books and will be bringing a brand new narrative podcast series to Audible in 2019 called It Burns.
Marc is the Creative Director of the not-for-profit group Media Diversity Australia.
Marc's media career began when he won an AFI Outstanding Young Film Critics Award in high school. He soon got his broadcasting start as the film critic for Sydney radio station FBi 94.5. Marc was 19 years old when he was hired to present DVD reviews for SBS's rebooted version of The Movie Show in 2004. He was soon recruited to the ABC's national youth broadcaster triple j to present film content across it's radio, television and print arms. For over a decade Marc was Australia's most listened to film critic - better known to over 3 million triple j listeners as That Movie Guy. He also hosted the largest short film festival in the world Tropfest 2014-2016
Marc was a presenter and producer for all 3 seasons of ABC TV's ground-breaking Hungry Beast (2009-2011) under Executive Producer Andrew Denton. Marc investigated digital media, popular culture, gaming and technology.
Away from the camera, Marc has been a designer, art director, web developer, magazine and newspaper writer and briefly a hand model.