BIG 92.7 FM has concluded its RJ Hunt with a lot of fanfare at the music launch of the upcoming movie ‘Maccha’. RJ aspirant Rakshith, a computer science graduate won the contest and will get an opportunity to extensively train and work as an RJ at BIG 92.7 FM, Bangalore.
This 4 week activity which commenced on the 10th of Nov saw over 2000 entries pouring into the station but only 10 of the smartest & wittiest candidates were picked for the semifinal round which was held on the 29th of Nov.
The semifinal round hosted by the evening show RJ Rohith saw aspiring RJ’s fight against each other over 3 different rounds including Extempore Speaking (Pick & Speak), Debate & Mock RJ Links. These rounds tested the participant’s wit, humor & ability to handle various situations under pressure. Noted singer and music composer Ms Chaitra & upcoming actor Yesh were present as the celebrity judges along with RJ’s Harsha & Rashmi.
The top 3 finalists Rakshith, Sowjanya and Bhavya got to co-host various shows like Big Coffee, Bari Bindaas, Hip Hip Hurray & No Tension from Dec 1 to Dec 5 and invited listeners to vote for them. Based on the sms responses received from the listeners, Rakshith was declared as the winner of RJ Hunt.
RJ Rakshith will undergo a series of training sessions by professional trainers and will be mentored under senior RJ’s before becoming a full time RJ at BIG FM.
Speaking about this talent hunt, Sunil Kumaran, Cluster Head, Karnataka & Kerala, BIG 92.7 FM said, “At BIG FM, we believe in positively impacting the lives of our listeners. Our RJ Hunt has changed the life of Rakshith and will provide a platform for him to achieve great heights. We are delighted with the overall response and welcome RJ Rakshith to the BIG FM fold.”