The search for TLC Entertainment’s (DStv 135) next African presenter is underway, budding presenting stars now have just one week to go until entries close on Monday 22 August.
Today TLC, in association with official campaign sponsor Colgate Optic White, announced the line-up of high profile judges who will choose the three lucky contestants that will make it through to the final public vote.
Featuring a mix of well-known faces, industry experts and a Discovery Networks senior executive, this year’s judging panel includes; actress, MC, radio and TV personality, Thando Thabethe; Head of Content at Multichoice, Aletta Alberts; editor of ZAlebs.com,
Editor of ZAlebs.com, Zee Dladla; celebrity publicist and communications strategist, Jarred Doyle and VP of Channels for Discovery Networks CEEMEA, Lee Hobbs.
The judges will be tasked with whittling down the twelve semi-finalists to the top three finalists during the Boot Camp stage, which will take place in Cape Town from Monday, 19 September – Thursday, 22 September.
Boot Camp will see the semi-finalists put through their presenting paces by the judges and industry experts, and Jocelyn Broderick, star of ‘Getroud met Rugby: Die Sepie’, as they undertake screen tests, performance coaching, fashion styling, plus brand and media training to see who really has what it takes to host on Africa’s #1 lifestyle and entertainment channel.