Radio Host, Actress, Comedian, Writer
Veronica Milsom is Australia’s lankiest radio host, actress and writer.
Her media personality was forged as 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.
You’ll see Veronica appear on your television in various roles, including on the remake of Mother and Son, Home and Away, Nine’s After The Verdict and the ABC’s The Exhibitionists, a four-hander alongside Mandy McElhinney, Bridie Carter and Bessie Holland.
Veronica self-identifies as a ‘podcast mogul’, having recently hosted sustainable fashion podcast ‘Threads’ and Listnr’s comedy doco ‘Zero Waste Baby’ (winner of CRA’s Best Unbranded Podcast 2022).
After studying at the West Australian Academy of Performing Arts, Veronica secured a role on ABC TV’s Hungry Beast, writing and performing in sketches as multiple recurring characters, including YouTube success, ‘Avatar Two’ (15 million+ views). Veronica was then commissioned by Screen Australia to co-write and perform her original comedy mockumentary TV pilot The Record, produced by Porchlight Films (Animal Kingdom, The Rover).
Veronica loves to write comedy. Her most recent writing credit was Head Writer on ABC Kids series Reef School, and she’s a regular contributor to ABC Everyday. You can also read her articles in Sydney Morning Herald and various magazine publications including Frankie, Lunch Lady and Peppermint. Her play Porky Pies, a 2 hour comedy narrative, boasted sold out seasons at Melbourne International Comedy Festival. And her satirical musical Good Lord It’s Christmas, played at Sydney’s Giant Dwarf Theatre.
Veronica’s career highlight to-date has been performing at the Sydney Opera House on stage alongside Martin Short at the Just For Laughs Festival playing the role of his ‘giant blow-up sex doll’.