Radio Host, Actress, Comedian, Writer
Veronica Milsom is a radio host, actress, comedian and writer. She is best known as having been a co-host on Triple j’s Drive show ‘Veronica & Lewis’, and as a cast member in the ABC sketch comedy series Shaun Micallef’s Mad As Hell. Veronica is currently the host and creator of PodcastOne’s comedy doco podcast ‘Zero Waste Baby’.
After studying at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Milsom secured a role on ABC TV’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 which received several nominations at the 2014 Online Video Awards. In 2015, The Record was funded to go to pilot, produced by Porchlight Films (Animal Kingdom, The Rover). In 2016, Milsom re-imagined the concept into a short film, The Record: World’s Largest Family, which has screened at Manchester, Palm Springs and LA Webfest film festivals.
Milsom has also enjoyed success as a playwright, starring in Porky Pies, a 2 hour comedy narrative, which boasted sold out seasons at Melbourne International Comedy Festival & Good Lord It’s Christmas, a festive musical that played at Sydney’s Giant Dwarf theatre in 2016. In 2019 Veronica wrote and starred in Parent Virgin in a short season at Giant Dwarf to great acclaim.