2012 MTV VJ Search Auditions is Out
Durban/Cape Town, 9 July 2012: Wannabe VJs will be polishing up their presenting skills, brushing up on their music knowledge and fluffing up their weaves as the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search auditions (@MtvbaseAfrica, #BaseVJSearch) roll into Durban and Cape Town this weekend.
Thousands of young hopefuls are expected to attend the auditions in the hope of becoming the brightest new face on both MTV Base and e.tv. Just a few minutes in front of the MTV producers could be all it takes to win a dream gig in entertainment: the ultimate winner of the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search will win a year-long contract on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) and will also feature as a co-host on Club 808, e.tv’s top music show alongside Mo Flava and Dineo Ranaka.
Veteran MTV Base VJ Sizwe Dhlomo will be joining Hip Hop trio and MTV Base favourites K.O,(@KOteargas), Ma-E (@MaEzeeDoesit) and Ntukza (@NtukzaSA), a.k.a Teargas(@TeargasSA) in Durban on Saturday 14 July for the first round of auditions in the 2012 talent contest. Simultaneously, down in Cape Town, Hip Hop superstar JR (@JRsohot) will be on hand at the auditions to mingle with the crowd and give them encouragement.
Two lucky finalists from Durban and two from Cape Town will be chosen to go forward to theMTV Base VJ Search auditions in front of celebrity judges Bonang Matheba (@Bonang_M),HHP (@HipHopPantsula), Azania Mosaka (@Azania_) and Tim Horwood (@timohorwood)in Johannesburg on 21 July. The 4 heat winners will be announced on Monday 16 July.
Registration for the MTV Base VJ Search auditions starts from 9:00 am on Saturday 14 July. Applicants are encouraged to be on-site early as auditions will take place on a first-come, first-served basis. Applicants must be South African citizens between the ages of 18-25 with fluent English and no criminal record. Prior presenting or TV experience is not required. Applicants must bring valid ID with them and be available to participate in the elimination phases of the competition between 24-28 July. Full terms and conditions and a downloadable registration form are available at www.mtvvjsearch.com.
Highlights and funny moments from the MTV Base VJ Search auditions will feature on the weekly TV series 2012 MTV Base VJ Search which premieres on MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) on Tuesday 7 August 2012 at 20:30 CAT and on e.tv on Saturday 11 August at 18:05 CAT.
Metro FM is the official radio partner of the 2012 MTV Base VJ Search. Heat, Drum, Sunday World and The Sowetan are the official print partners.