Experiences that change minds, win hearts, and inspire action.

Brittany Lee Waller

At NOVA Entertainment, we are in the business of creating and sharing transformative experiences. Our partnership with TEDxSydney reflects our shared ambition – to facilitate an occasion for provocative thinking, as a way of surfacing new perspectives and sparking critical conversations.  

TEDxSydney recently hosted Human/Ordinary podcast creator, Sam Loy in the HUB where he sat down with the incredible Dr Monkol Lek, to chat about his extraordinary journey as a human while also sharing his experiences with the HUB audience.

The episode was be released on Sunday 7th July.

Subscribe to the Human Ordinary podcast to hear this special TEDxSydney episode.


NOVA Entertainment

NOVA Entertainment is Australia’s fastest growing entertainment company with broad interests across the media industry. NOVA Entertainment owns and operates the Nova Network, the most listened to metro network in Australia, which includes Nova 96.9 Sydney, Nova 100 Melbourne, Nova 106.9 Brisbane, Nova 937 Perth and Nova 919 Adelaide. In addition, NOVA Entertainment also owns and operates smoothfm in Sydney and Melbourne, the talk station FIVEaa in Adelaide and Star 104.5 on the NSW Central Coast and three digital radio stations – smoothfm, Coles Radio and Koffee.

The company’s radio stations are complemented by a range of digital assets across social, mobile and digital which leverage the company’s content to provide new growth opportunities, and to create and share great experiences for brands and audiences. These assets include Nova’s Red Room, the experiential music event brand, smooth channel on FOXTEL, the biggest podcast offering in the Australian market through in partnership with Acast, millennial platform GOAT, bespoke experiential, events & activation partnership exp., and the recent strategic partnership with the world’s leading e-sports company ESL.


NOVA Entertainment & Acast

NOVA Entertainment and Acast deliver a diverse, market leading audio entertainment network with unrivalled content and trusted influencers, connecting advertisers to audiences.  The strategic partnership creates the biggest podcast player in the Australian market with over 5,000 podcast shows and in excess of 18 million monthly listens locally and 170 million globally. NOVA Entertainment represent and sell all of Acast and NOVA Entertainment’s combined audio on demand inventory in the Australian market.



Human/Ordinary is one of Australia’s best kept secrets. The podcast is an independent production by Sam Loy, featuring non-fiction stories exploring what it means to be human.

Human/Ordinary is inspired by the belief that all people are equal in our normalcy and that each of us have extraordinary stories to tell.

NOVA Entertainment’s podcast partner Acast came across the podcast when it launched in Australia back in 2017 and fell in love with Human/Ordinary instantly. It’s beautifully written, searingly human and meticulously produced.

Stories from the podcast have been syndicated by PRX/Radiotopia (US), 3RRR in Melbourne and FBi Radio in Sydney and the podcast has now been heard over 300,000 times in Australia.

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