Sometimes anonymity can give you the courage to try something scary. That was the case for Cameron James, the Newcastle born comedian whose first open mic was at Comedy on Edge in Sydney, where he knew no one – intentionally.
Today, Cameron is well known, having made the national final of Raw Comedy, performed all over Australia, and has representation. This year he’s performing at his show, Chilled Out/Fired Up at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
In this interview, we talk about Cameron’s comedy birth, getting acting spots on telly, building his personal brand through investing in his own social media content, and the popularity of podcasting for comedians.