This week MTV announced 18 of the 20 finalists who will compete for MTV's newest job, MTV's TJ Twitter Jockey. After launching the search last week, they've narrowed the preliminary search down to 18 with 2 additional contestants to be decided through nominations and votes on www.facebook.com/zync.
Out of the 18 finalists listed, 2 hail from Atlanta, Kayki (@KayKiSpeaks) and Xavier Moreno (@officialdjx). Kayki currently covers pop culture on her blog, KayKi Speaks and when Xavier isn't deejaying, he writes about hip hop news and entertainment on his blog, I Speak with My Hands. Kayki and Xavier will be a part of the final 20 who will compete in a series of challenges which will culminate in a live televised finale on August 8, when five will be left standing to battle on air. In the end, one lucky person will be selected as the new face and voice for MTV's social media platforms.
Click here to read our previous coverage of:
- the official announcement
- complete list of 18 finalists
To learn more about the contest, to vote for the Atlantans or nominate someone for the final two slots, visit www.zync.mtv.com.
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