Carenza was one of the original experts on Time Team, and remained on the show from the pilot episode through to 2004. She joined Corpus Christi College, Cambridge as a visiting fellow in 1999, and later established Access Cambridge Archaeology, an outreach programme designed to promote the study and benefits of archaeology. Carenza’s other television credits include House Detectives, What If, Sacred Sites and Michael Wood’s Story of England. She has authored several books, including Time Team’s Timechester: A Companion To Archaeology, with Phil Harding and Mick Aston. An expert in Medieval rural settlement, Carenza is currently Professor for the Public Understanding of Research at University of Lincoln. In 2020, Carenza founded Dig School with the CBA, University of Lincoln and Historic England.