Marc Fennell is an award-winning journalist, interviewer and author. Marc hosts SBS's Walkley and Logie-nominated current affairs program 'The Feed'. He also presents the media and tech series 'Download This Show' for ABC Radio. He has also worked with The BBC, Telstra, Showtime, Network Ten, ABC TV, Foxtel and Monocle. In a previous life Marc was a record label art director and - oh so briefly - a hand model.
Ky Chow has worked in journalism for over a decade, after escaping from the corporate world. Starting at SBS Radio, he joined Sky News Business where he's 78% sure he was the first man of Chinese descent to be an Australian news reporter. Ky then ran an online video team at the Australian Financial Review. Since then he has reported for ABC Radio National Breakfast and freelanced as an MC, media trainer, video director and writer.
Kevin Nguyen is a digital forensics reporter with ABC News. He is the recipient of the Ian Carroll Scholarship for innovations and an MJ Bear Fellow for young leaders in digital journalism in the US. He started as a reporter and photographer in western Sydney before working abroad in New York, Washington D.C., Dublin, India and Hong Kong as an editorial consultant for publishers including Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post and Al Jazeera. In a previous life he was a researcher in the School of Psychology at Western Sydney University.
Briana Blackett is a senior journalist with extensive global news experience. She was a founding member of Al Jazeera English, spending eight years in the Middle East. Prior to that, she worked in London for one of the world's biggest news agencies — Associated Press Television News (APTN) — covering global affairs and specialising in coverage of Asia and the Middle East. Briana has had blink-and-you-missed-it stints in Federal Politics in Australia and with Greenpeace International in Amsterdam. Briana is the mother of two children with disability and currently works with families in the autism community.
Shannan Dodson is a Yawuru woman. She's worked in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs for over 13 years and is a Communications and Digital specialist. She is the Communications Manager for the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Leadership and Engagement) Office at the University of Technology Sydney. Before this she was the Social Media Manager for the successful YES Marriage Equality Campaign and a Communications Advisor with The Healing Foundation that supports Stolen Generations members, communities and families.
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