Radio Host, Actress, Comedian, Writer
Veronica Milsom is a Sydney based radio presenter, actress, comedian and writer. She is best known as co-host of Triple j’s Drive show ‘Veronica & Lewis’, and as a cast member in the ABC’s sketch comedy series Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell.
After studying at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Milsom secured a role on ABC’s Hungry Beast, writing and performing in sketches as multiple recurring characters, including YouTube success, Avatar Two (10 million+ views).
In 2014, ABC TV and Screen Australia commissioned Milsom to co-write and perform in The Record, a mockumentary series she created for the Fresh Blood initiative which received nominations for Best Comedy Series, Best Performance and Best Writing at the 2014 Online Video Awards. In 2015, The Record was funded to go to pilot, produced by Porchlight Films (Animal Kingdom, The Rover). And in 2016, Milsom re-imagined the concept into a short film, The Record: World’s Largest Family, which has screened at Manchester Film Festival, Palm Springs, LA Webfest and is currently being internationally distributed by Flickerfest Intl.
Milsom has enjoyed success as a playwright, self-producing and starring in Porky Pies, a 2 hour comedy narrative, which boasted sold out seasons at Melbourne International Comedy Festival and abroad when it toured to Los Angeles & Good Lord It’s Christmas, a festive musical that played at Sydney’s Giant Dwarf theatre in 2016.
Elsewhere on stage, in 2014, Milsom debuted her solo sketch show Do Not Irony at the Melbourne International and Sydney Comedy Festivals, and later that year performed live sketch comedy at the Sydney Opera House alongside John Cleese, Martin Short & Ben Elton for the Just For Laughs Gala.
Adding to her extensive experience in radio working across ABC Radio (triple j), Southern Cross Austereo (Perth’s 92.9, Perth’s Mix 94.5) and DMG Radio Australia (Perth’s Nova 93.9, Melbourne’s Nova 100), Milsom continues her love of voice over and in 2017 played the role of Janice in ABC iview’s min-series animation Bin Chickens, alongside comedians Dave Eastgate and Sam Campbell.
Other television credits include host of the ABC2 series Backseat Drivers, series 2 of It’s a Date, The Project, A League of Their Own and The Unbelievable Truth.