Marc Fennell is a Walkley-winning journalist, interviewer, author and documentary maker. Marc has been honoured internationally by The Webby Awards and twice nominated for Europe’s prestigious Rose d’Or. He is a recipient of America’s coveted James Beard Foundation Award, an Asian Creative Academy National Award, plus gold and silver world medals at the New York Festivals. The Times (UK) even declared him to be the “cheerful Aussie version of Louis Theroux”.
Marc has worked with the BBC, Audible, Showtime, Monocle, triple j, Network Ten, ABC, SBS, Beyond Blue, Telstra, Red Bull and The Sydney Opera House. He has reported around the globe on topics ranging from sex in Japan to survivors of ISIS torture. His documentaries and interviews with the likes of Al Gore, Tom Cruise, Julian Assange, Jennifer Lawrence have generated over 30 million online views. In 2019, Marc was named one of the 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians.
Currently the host of Mastermind Australia (SBS) The Feed (SBS) and Download this Show (ABC), Marc also created the hit podcast documentaries It Burns (Audible), Nut Jobs (Audible), and the chart-topping Stuff the British Stole (ABC). Fennell has written 2 books and can also be seen on Network Ten’s The Project, SBS’s Dateline and heard on top-rating ABC Radio Sydney.