Host | Big Tech, data ethics and bias in the age of algorithms
Australian interviewer, presenter, author and journalist Mark Fennell has been dubbed by the Times (UK) as a cheerful Aussie version of Louis Theroux. Having worked with the BBC, Audible, Showtime, Triple J, Network Ten, SBS Australia and The Sydney Opera House; Fennell has reported around the world on controversial topics including the 2019 Hong Kong Protests, Sex in Japan, and interviews with survivors of ISIS torture. Marc has generated over 30 million views through his intimate interviews with Al Gore, Tom Cruise, Julian Assange, Jennifer Lawrence and more.
His Audible podcast It Burns: The Scandal-Plagued Race to Breed the World's Hottest Chilli shot to the top of charts in 2019, has been nominated for a slew of international awards and was named by Esquire (UK) as one of the year's best podcasts. Having written two books, working as the Creative Director for non-for-profit Media Diversity Australia and hosting multi-award winning ABC Australia podcast, it's no surprise Fennell has been nominated for 3 United Nations Media Awards, and named one of the 40 Under 40 Most Influential Asian-Australians in 2019.