MTV Base VJ Search Auditions kick off in Abuja, Enugu, Lagos

The second edition of the MTV Base VJ Search held in 2013 with Ehizokjie Okoegulae aka Ehiz emerging as winner.

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MTV Base (DStv Channel 322) is back on the road in Nigeria this August to audition thousands of potential new VJs to represent the youth and music channel. 

The channel is on the hunt for a smooth-talking, quick-thinking, music-loving newcomer with swag and a big personality to become the stand-out new Nigerian VJ (TV presenter) for the youth and music channel.

For your chance to win, be a part of the auditions for your chance to impress the judges and win a two-year contract with MTV Base worth 20 million Naira.

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 Ehizokjie Okoegulae won the second edition of MTV VJ Search


The new VJ will become one of the key faces of the music network, hosting programmes on MTV Base.  The winner will also interview stars, emcee parties and concerts, walk the red carpet at entertainment events and travel all over the world representing the media house.

Auditions will be held at NAF Conference Centre and Suites, Abuja (August 9), De Dome, Enugu (August 12) and the Classique Event Centre, Lagos ( August 16). Doors open at 9:00 am. 

To register your application please go to Successful applicants will be notified by SMS or email one week prior to the auditions.

“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,” says  Alex Okosi, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa.

“We’re looking for someone who lives and breathes contemporary youth culture, with a strong personality, and the energy and confidence to build their brand and make a long-term career in the entertainment business," he added.


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. 

The winner of the MTV Base VJ Search Nigeria will be revealed on 25 September 2016.

Pulse Nigeria are official partners of the MTV Base VJ Search.

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