Nova launches ‘mortifyingly candid dating podcast’, Finding a Unicorn

Nova has launched a new podcast – Finding a Unicorn – about the highs and lows of dating.

The announcement:


What do you get when you combine a ‘Married at First Sight’ over-sharer, with a no-filter commitment phobe? A mortifyingly candid dating podcast Finding a Unicorn, available from Wednesday 12 February.

Let’s face it, dating can suck, but everyone has a cracking story!

Join serial dater Carly Bowyer and unlucky-in-love fusspot Eliza Paschke, as they go on a journey to find out if the perfect match is actually out there or if we’re searching for a mythical creature that doesn’t exist – the elusive unicorn!

Finding a Unicorn is an outlet to vent about the digital dating world – the good, the bad and the ugly (mostly the bad and the ugly). It’s like AA for dating in the modern day, from swiping fatigue to DM sliding, ghosting, dick pics, and even the occasional success story!

Carly and Eliza are no relationships experts, but they’ve seen it all, and they’re not afraid to talk about it (much to the horror of their exes). With the help of listeners, they tackle disastrous dates, brutal breakups, rebounds, red flags, fetishes, fantasies and more.

Carly said, “We want people to know that they’re not alone… it’s hard out there and the dating game can totally suck. I’d just ended a relationship, started dating again and quickly realised how cut throat the dating game was. There were so many bad dates and dating fails, that I needed an outlet to spill all the juicy details so Finding a Unicorn was born!”

A Marketing Manager with experience in events, content development and digital marketing, Carly’s been through it all in the dating world, from long term relationships to serial dating – and even appeared on Married at First Sight.

Eliza said, “I make no secret of the fact I have zero success when it comes to love and relationships. Which is why you won’t find a better person to talk about the minefield that is dating. I’ve met a million donkeys on my unsuccessful quest to find a unicorn and instead of being defeated and depressed, I decided venting publicly on a podcast was the answer.”

Having studied journalism and worked as a radio producer before falling into a role she loves as a personal assistant, Eliza is a public speaker who talks about mental health to high school students.

Andrew Brentnall, Nova Network Editor said, “As soon as we heard Finding A Unicorn we were hooked. Carly and Eliza’s straight-talking insights about dating and their infectious personalities and honesty are the perfect fit for Nova. We can’t wait to partner with Carly and Eliza to share their stories with our audience and provide Finding A Unicorn with well-deserved exposure across Nova’s digital channels.”

The girls can’t promise a happy ending, but they can promise the real, raw and cringeworthy truth. It’s a bloody jungle out there, but you don’t have to hunt alone!

The new series of Finding a Unicorn launches on Wednesday 12 February, with a new episode dropping each Wednesday, available on Acast or wherever you access your podcasts.

Source: Nova media release


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