Marc Fennell is an interviewer, journalist, presenter and author. He has worked with the BBC, Triple J, Audible, Network Ten, ABC, Showtime, SBS Australia, 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 (including 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 examining Torture, Sex in Japan, Hillsong, Child Poverty, Hong Kong Billionaires and the One Nation party.

Marc created the 2019 Audible Original podcast documentary It Burns: The Scandal-Plagued Race to Breed The World’s Hottest Chilli.

Marc presents the award-winning ABC podcast Download This Show which airs on multiple ABC Radio networks and the ABC News Channel. It was named the ‘Best New Podcast’ by Apple in 2012 and won the 2015 Gold Lizzie IT Journalism Award.

Marc has written 2 books and can also be heard regularly filling in on the top-rating ABC Radio Sydney. He is the Creative Director of the not-for-profit group Media Diversity Australia.

BACKGROUND

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 11 years, Marc was Australia's most listened to film critic - better known to over 3.1 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 journalism experiment 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.





 

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