Wednesday, 4 July 2018


The 2018 MTV Base VJ Search hosted by MTV Base in partnership with Breezer is once again about to open doors for an upcoming performer who walks away with their dream job as a presenter on the channel.

The nationwide MTV Base VJ Search helped propel emerging talent such as Sizwe Dhlomo, Vanessa Mdee, Sandile Ntshingila, Ehizojie Okoeguale, Nomuzi Mabena, Fikile “Fix” Moeti and Tshego Koke.

MTV Base VJ Search has finally confirmed audition venues and dates where hopefuls can rock up and end up one step closer to fame.

The winner will be awarded a 12-month contract with the network, where they will host some of MTV Base shows and interview some of the biggest music stars in the world at international shows such as the Video Music Awards (VMAs), European Music Awards (EMAs), and The MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA).

The search will is coming to Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg and East London.
  • Auditions will be held at these dates and venues:
  • 21 July: Olive Convention Centre, Durban
  • 28 July: Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town
  • 4 August: East London Golf Club, East London
  • 18 August: Zone 6 Venue, Soweto, Johannesburg
Auditions get underway from 09:00 to 16:00 in each city. 

Hopefuls wishing to take the opportunity to be part of this exciting campaign need just arrive at the venue and bring their most colourful selves.

The winner and new VJ will be awarded a 12-month contract as an ambassador for the network while they also stand a chance to host MTV Base shows and interview some of the biggest music stars in the world at local and international events.

The next VJ is expected to have a passion for global and African youth culture and music, be authentic and live life in colour.

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