BIG 92.7 FM, Bangalore’s No1 FM station is hosting the BIG RJ Hunt in Bangalore wherein the winner will get an opportunity to train & work as an RJ at BIG FM. This 4 week activity will be held from the 10th of Nov to the 6th of Dec’08.
BIG 92.7 FM is calling for entries from the 10th of Nov through IVR (Interactive Voice Response system) using the phone no. 80-5055454 where the listener will be asked to complete a sentence with a witty & funny response. A BIG FM OB bus along with RJ Rohith will be traveling across the city targeting colleges where he will audition interested participants. Last date for receiving entries is the 28th of November post which these entries will be screened & shortlisted. The semi-finals will be held at a popular mall in the city on the 29th of November.
A total of only 20 candidates from across Bangalore will be shortlisted based on their wit, humor, voice and confidence levels. They would then compete against each other at an outdoor venue from which only top 4 finalists will be picked by the judges. These 4 finalists will get to co-host various shows like Big Coffee, Bari Bindaas, Hip Hip Hurray, No Tension & Love Maadi Nodu and invite listeners to vote for themselves. Based on the sms responses received from the listeners, the winner will be picked on 6th Dec & trained to become an RJ at BIG FM.
During the time of global slowdown and shortage of jobs, this initiative by BIG 92.7 FM comes as a boon for all those who wish to pursue a career in the Radio Industry.
Speaking about this talent hunt, Sunil Kumaran, Cluster Head, Karnataka & Kerala, BIG 92.7 FM said, “Through the BIG RJ Hunt we are looking for youngsters who are skillful, verbally talented and confident and have a good ear for music. We believe the city has rich talent and all that these youngsters require, is a platform to express themselves, which we are offering. This is definitely a move in the right direction for those aspiring for a career as an RJ.”