Sharen Kenny has had a successful forty year career in the Fashion and Television industries.
Based in Europe for 15 years, Sharen has worked for many of the world’s leading international and Australian brands and magazine publications as well as presented on national and local television.
Queensland Weekender – Guest Presenter, Seven Network.
Gold Coast City Council CSA Segments in “The Great South East” – Presenter, Seven Network.
The Shak, Kids Show – Guest Presenter, Nine Network.
Cash Bonanza Game Show – Hostess with Larry Emdur, Grundy Television for Nine Network.
TVSN -TV Shopping Network – Presenter, Foxtel.
NRA Fashion Design Awards – Hostess, Nine Network.
Mornings with Kerri-Anne – Guest Advertorial Presenter, Nine Network.
9am with David and Kim - Guest Advertorial Presenter, Ten Network.
Nature’s Own Age Renewal DVD – Presenter.
Vision – Urban Development Website Video – Presenter.
Sunshine Coast Health Foundation TVC - Presenter.
Since 1981, Sharen has regularly filled 100%, Hero and Featured Extra roles in TVC’s for a wide variety of leading Australian and international brands. She is well regarded for her professional conduct and performance.
Sharen Kenny is co-owner of Palatine Productions together with Director Ian Withnall.
In 2010 Sharen turned her hand to Documentary Television Production, reaching the milestone of having her first documentary “The Great Australian Campdraft” go to air on ABC 1 in 2012.
2015 saw Sharen co-producing her second feature documentary ”The Polocrosse Story” together with Director Ian Withnall. The Polocrosse Association of Australia commissioned Palatine Productions to produce the documentary for national and international DVD distribution. “The Polocrosse Story” tells the rich story of our uniquely Australian equine sport, started in 1939 by the Hirst Family.
2016 was a big year for Sharen, where several international productions utilized her skills as a producer to assist with their location shoots in Queensland.
“Kitten Impossible” is a Documentary program by Middlechild Productions for Channel 4 in the UK. Sharen came on as Producer for the Qld shoot and worked alongside Director Ian Withnall to see what was a complex production go exactly according to plan.
Sharen worked as an Assistant Producer for WAGT TV on a large scale shoot for the famous Discovery International series “How Do they Do it”. Sharen worked tightly with the London based WAG TV team on the back end organizing all logistics & resources as well as out on the field producing together with Director Ian Withnall, to make the Driza-Bone story shot in Australia a resounding success.
In 2018, Nine Entertainment booked Palatine Productions for a long running shoot schedule to cover Queensland stories on “This Time Next Year” Sesaon 1 . Sharen managed the Palatine Productions “Brisbane Bureau” and assisted the Sydney Nine office team with organizing and running our Queensland shoots, equipment requirements and data delivery.
In between international productions, Sharen is Palatine Productions liaison for our long standing client Prospero Productions on their various Ob Doc series - “Outback Truckers”, ”Railroad Australia”, “Outback Pilots” , “Outback Opal Hunters” where she works to assist the Prospero Productions team in scheduling and organizing various shoots around Australia.
Sharen has produced many high end corporate projects through Palatine Productions for clients such as the Australian Cotton Shippers Association, RNA Royal Queensland Show, the GCI Group, BORA, Brisbane Arcade,Sake Brisbane, Tourism Events Qld, Australian Stockman’s Hall Of Fame, Paradise Lagoons Campdraft, Toowong Village, Perri Cutten and Qld Water Infrastructure.
Sharen is currently working on several broadcast projects in development for Palatine Productions, a company she co-founded in 2010 together with Director Ian Withnall.
Live Fashion and Event Host
Sharen is a highly experienced Compere and MC. She combines excellent Event Management, Styling, Model Casting and Organisational Skills with a warm and professional hosting style.
Some of her previous clients include David Jones, Myer, Perri Cutten, Toowong Village, Bally, In-Style Magazine, Sirromet Winery Melbourne Cup Event, Brisbane Arcade, Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival, Westfield, Donna Hay, Roberto Cavalli for Target, AMP Capital, Youngcare, Konica Minolta, Qld Bridal Expo and Reebok Australia.
Most recently Sharen has been Event Director and MC for our very special client “The Australian Cotton Shippers Association” producing and presenting their bi-annual Fashion Show Event at the Australian Cotton Conference, Gold Coast Convention Centre to an audience of 1500 people.
She possesses excellent communication and people skills and works with confidence and ease.
Sharen has worked at a high level in the Sydney Events Industry as part of the legendary Tom Rutherford Team – planning, catering and managing events at The Sydney Opera House, Fox Studios, Liquidity and other prime locations. Her clients included Vogue Magazine, Escada, Guess Watches, Network Ten, Australian Idol, Channel V, Layne Beachley, Heineken and MBF.
Sharen is a passionate horsewoman. Her other interests include: Natural Therapies, Yoga, Sailing, Tennis, Hiking, Mountain Biking, Camping and 4WDriving.