Fenella Kernebone


LAB: Talk Like TED

Tips on how to get ready to talk on the red carpet from two TEDx curators

Speaking on TED’s red carpet is a dream and a milestone for many speakers. Embrace this opportunity to learn from TEDxSydney curator Fenella Kernebone, and TEDxSaoPaulo curator, Elena Crescia. What makes an idea worth sharing? What makes TED talks distinct from other speeches? And what goes behind the slides in uncovering the diamond in the speech? Also, learn why some TED talks have millions of views, the power of ideas and how one idea can spark change.

Key learning points:

  • The criteria TEDx curators use to decide on Speakers to talk and share at their events
  • The main tips to prepare a talk using TED and TEDx style
  • The ways to improve your public speaking skills for many other situations and the main tips for online events

Fenella Kernebone, Ideas Curator, MC, Speaker, Presentation Trainer

Fenella Kernebone is the Head of Curation for TEDxSydney and is responsible for leading the programming for one of the largest TEDx events in the world. She also hosts Lumina, a podcast about how tech innovations challenge and shape the way we share stories – produced for AFTRS. The second season was released late 2019. She is currently working on a new podcast for the Art Gallery of NSW.

She is a noted television and radio presenter, as well as producer, and has hosted radio and television shows on ABC TV, SBS TV, RN, Triple J, podcasts such as Trackwork, a season of It’s a Long Story (Sydney Opera House podcast) and the TEDxSydney Livestream and Adventure Series. Fenella is in demand as an MC, presenter, interviewer, keynote speaker and moderator and has hosted countless events around the country and internationally.

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LAB: Talk Like TED

31 Aug 2020
1:30 pm-3:00 pm
Virtual Platform