MTV video jockey audition in South Africa


Still in search of the new VJ (video jockey or TV presenter) for the youth entertainment channel, MTV Base, talent scouts held auditions in Cape Town and Durban on 14 July 2012 from 9am. Two finalists from each city will go forward to the finals.

The search was open to South Africans aged between 18-25, who speak fluent English and who have a clean criminal record. Prior presenting or TV experience were not required. Applicants were to be available to participate in the elimination phases of the competition 24-28 July 2012.


Veteran MTV Base VJ SizweDhlomo joined hip hop trio and MTV Base favourites K.O, Ma-E and Ntukza aka Teargas on Saturday 14 July at the Gateway Theatre of Shopping for the first round of auditions in the 2012 talent contest.

Cape Town

In Cape Town, hip hop artist, JR, was on hand at the auditions to mingle with the crowd and give them encouragement at the Cape Gate Shopping Precinct.