One of Perth’s leading television and radio presenters
Commencing her career as a TV news presenter for ABC in Canberra, Verity James fulfilled this role for ten years before moving to Perth.
Verity then joined ABC Radio and quickly became the host of her own daily afternoon program on ABC 720 where she presented for eight years. She also hosted other TV and radio productions for the ABC.
Verity has a strong interest in cooking and food preparation and spent three years as a restaurant reviewer for The West Australian. James was a contributor to Western Australia’s only specialist food publication - Spice Magazine. Part of her role as a restaurant reviewer for The West Australian included travelling to numerous food festivals across the country in addition to reviewing restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne. Verity ran her own fresh produce business specialising in local W.A. products for five years. Verity has also hosted numerous celebrity chef evenings with leading chefs including Gabriel Gate and Kylie Kwong.
Verity was also a panellist on ‘Can We Help’ a national ABC TV show which aired at 6.30 p.m. on Friday evenings during 2007 and was also the inaugural Ambassador for Australian Red Cross. Verity sits on the board of various Western Australian charities.
Verity James is an extremely polished, articulate and professional Master of Ceremonies who has hosted numerous government and corporate events including Sir David Brand Tourism Awards, Royal Australian Institute of Architects Awards, Sheraton Hotel Wine Industry Awards, and Property Council of Australia Awards.