Sam "Sam Mac" McMillan is an Australian radio and television personality. McMillan is currently weather presenter on Sunrise.
In June 2019, Mac was announced as a Gold Logie Nominee, an award for the most popular presenter on Australian Television.
The eventual winner of the award was comedian Tom Gleeson. Sam arrived at the ceremony on The Gold Coast wearing a green velvet suit riding a portable throne & accompanied by his Mum Loretta & Rescue Cat Coco.
Sam is currently the Weatherman on Sunrise on the Seven Network. A position he's held since 2016. Sam Mac is known for his unique style of presentation. A combination of self deprecating humour & unpredictable stunts have seen him successfully stamp his creativity on the position. Notable achievements in the role include re-releasing "Strawberry Kisses" with Nikki Webster, launching his cat Coco's modelling career with the launch of "Pussweek" magazine, & in 2018 completing an Australia A-Z trip of towns around the nation.
In 2018 Sam Mac was one of 8 male celebrities to bare all for "The Real Full Monty", a prime time special on the seven network. The message behind the show was to encourage men to visit a doctor and pay better attention to their health. Sam's personal connection to the show was focused on mental health. The celebrities including Shane Jacobson, Jett Kenny & Kris Smith performed a stripping routine at Sydney's Enmore Theatre in front of more than 1000 fans. The show was a critical and ratings success.
In August 2013, Network Ten announced that McMillan would be a roving reporter on their new breakfast show, Wake Up. He remained with the show until it was axed due to poor ratings.
McMillan has also produced two seasons of Sam Mac's Single Bed, a low-budget comedy/variety television show hosted from Sam's actual apartment in front of a small audience in his kitchen, which aired on Channel 31 and Foxtel on Aurora Community Television.
Sam also has his own YouTube series titled 'Lights, Camera, Maction!'. A Comedy series that contains guests such as Andy Lee, Charlie Pickering, Dave Hughes, Pete Helliar, Tom Ballard, Bondi Vet and others.
In April 2003, McMillan was moved to hosting afternoons on SAFM. Triple M Adelaide changed from Classic Hits to a CHR/Pop radio format in November 2003. As part of this format change, Sam was moved to Triple M where he hosted 'The Freq Show' with model Imogen Bailey. When Triple M Adelaide and SAFM changed back their original formats in December 2005, McMillan began hosting afternoon drive. He was promoted once again in 2006, to anchor SAFM Breakfast program "Milly and Lehmo". He subsequently left this position and moved to Sydney.
In 2008, McMillan hosted various shows (including "Wild Turkey") on Sydney's Triple M station and was a panel operator/segment contributor on the Wil & Lehmo national drive radio show airing on Triple M until the shows cancellation at the end of that year.
In June 2010, McMillan paid an emotional tribute to close friend and former radio colleague Richard Marsland who died by suicide in December 2008. Sam spoke about the tragedy to help raise awareness of depression.
February 2016 - present