Thursday, 8 November 2012
MTV BASE LAUNCHES SEARCH FOR NEW NIGERIA VJ
MTV Base is on a nationwide search for a fast-talking, quick-thinking, music-loving newcomer to become the new Nigerian VJ (TV presenter) for the legendary youth entertainment channel.
For your chance to be the MTV Base star of the future, send a brief video clip of yourself explaining why you should be the next MTV Base VJ to MTV Base or head down to the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search - Nigeria auditions at Fantasy Land, Lagos on 1 December for your chance to impress the judges.
Get through the auditions and you could be the one lucky winner walking away with the hottest job in entertainment. The new VJ will become one of the key faces of the music network, hosting programmes on MTV Base and on the MTV Base block on STV.
MTV Base’s new VJ will be following in the footsteps of veteran MTV Base VJ Cynthia “C-Von” Okpala who won MTV Base’s first ever Nigerian VJ search in 2007. Cynthia subsequently hosted many MTV Base programmes and showbiz events, co-hosted syndicated radio show “MTN Yellow Top 10 Countdown” and starred as “Ify” in MNet TV series “Tinsel”.
“The most important quality required in an MTV Base VJ is that they should have the ability to communicate with and connect to our audience,” comments Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa. “We’re looking for someone who lives and breathes youth culture, with a bright and engaging personality and lots of energy and confidence.”
To apply for the MTV Base VJ Search, upload a short clip of (maximum file size 8MB) at www.mtvbase.com or email it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The MTV Base VJ Search is open to Nigerian citizens aged between 18-25, with fluent spoken English and a valid Nigerian passport. Applicants already associated with another major TV or radio station are not eligible to participate. For full terms and conditions, or to download the registration form, please go to www.mtvbase.com and follow the links to the MTV Base VJ Search page.
The winner of the MTV Base VJ Search Nigeria will be revealed in early 2013.